How to Build a Simple Golf Practice Station

Director of Instruction Joe Charles heads up the Treetops Golf Academy, a Golf Channel Academy and offers a simple how-to on setting up a practice station. I have the distinct pleasure of having the location of my office on the Jones Masterpiece Driving Range at Treetops Resort in Gaylord, Michigan. This gives me the ability…

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The Importance of Club Fitting

Have you wondered whether club fitting is important? One trend that I have noticed in the last 10-15 years in the golf business is less people buying clubs off the rack and more getting custom fitted.  A misconception that many people have is that it costs more to have “custom” clubs which is not true.…

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Meaning of Spa

When you look up the word spa in the dictionary you will find many different meanings of the word: A mineral spring considered to have health-giving properties. A commercial establishment offering health and beauty treatment through such means as steam baths, exercise equipment and massage. A spa is a location where mineral-rich spring water is…

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From the Hotel Manager’s Desk

Having basically grown up in the hospitality industry, I’ve seen a lot of interesting things. Although I can’t say strange requests surprise me anymore, I certainly have a few that stand out from the crowd. The following stories certainly stick out in my memory as some of the most bizarre requests received at the front…

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You’re engaged! Now what?

The Wedding Planning Process Advice by Cassy Wood, Wedding Coordinator at Treetops Resort The Lark Approximately ten minutes after getting engaged, people will ask you, “When is the big day?” To which, you will want to reply, “Back off Aunt Susan, I still have to get my ring sized!” I’m kidding of course, but it…

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Dear Diary…

Dear Diary,       1/31/18: 10 inches of snow for the month, can’t wait until April…going to be an early spring! 2/28/18: 18 inches of snow but it has warmed up so the snow has melted off of most of the golf courses. Man the courses look good, March is right around the corner and so are…

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