Michigan Golf Resorts

The Best Michigan Golf Resorts

With magnificent springs and summers and beautiful natural terrain, Michigan is a natural golf mecca. Whether you are already a Michigan golf enthusiast or just discovering why this peninsula is the perfect golf destination, don’t let this golf season pass by without experiencing the spectacular courses of Treetops Resort.

Located near Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and situated among the area’s rich forests and grasslands, Treetops Resort is the place to take a well-needed break from your routine, indulge your golf obsession, and experience all that Treetops and Northern Michigan have to offer.

Michigan’s Most Spectacular Golf Resort

The feeling when you hit the sweet spot. Watching the ball land on the fairway, the smell of the freshly mown green, the warm wind that drifts down the fairway. The satisfaction when the ball drops into the cup. There’s nothing like golf.What are you waiting for? It’s golf season. Detach. Disable notifications. Unplug. For a few euphoric seconds, it’s just you and your swing. For a few hours it’s just you and your game. For a few glorious days, it’s just you and your people. Is there anything better than a golf vacation?

The Courses

Golf Week consistently ranks Treetops among Michigan’s best public and private golf resorts.
For serious golfers looking for multiple challenging courses in one breathtaking Northern Michigan destination, Treetops Resort is a can’t-miss. Treetops boasts five courses created by top golf course designers and painstakingly maintained. Here, golfers experience some of the most exhilarating loops in the region.

Smith Tradition

Our most player-friendly course, designed by famed instructor and designer Rick Smith.

Holes: 18 | Par: 70 | Rating: 70.0 | Yardage: 6,354

Smith Signature

Narrow fairways and sloping mounds take the difficulty up a level. 

Holes: 18 | Par: 70 | Rating: 70.0 | Yardage: 6,354

Fazio Premier

Things get trickier on Tom Fazio’s only Michigan golf course.

Holes: 18 | Par: 72 | Rating: 73.3 | Yardage: 6,832

Smith Threetops

Big elevation changes make Rick Smith’s original course one of the top par-3 courses in the country.

Holes: 9 | Par: 27 | Yardage: 1,435

Jones Masterpiece

This is it. Treetops’ ultimate challenge, with deep ravines, numerous sand traps, and tough pin placements.

Holes: 18 | Par: 71 | Rating: 74.8 | Yardage: 7,068

More Than Golf

Come for the golf, stay for the memories. Whether you’re visiting with family or friends, take advantage of Treetops’ full resort amenities and activities, including:

Restaurants and lounges

Spa and salon

Indoor and outdoor pools

Water activities — rafting, tubing, kayaking, paddle boarding

Fly Fishing



Horseback riding


Treetops is also surrounded by wineries, woods, and beaches: There is plenty to explore and lose yourself in, in and around Gaylord, Michigan.

Home for a Night or a Week

Too much golf? No such thing. With five famous courses and golf-and-lodging specials, you’ll want to stay. Treetops Resort offers lodging options for every budget and group size. The Treetops Lodge and the Treetops Inn offer standard rooms, deluxe rooms, and suites. Have a large group or simply want the room to spread out? Our condominiums, chalets, and cabins provide privacy and plenty of indoor and outdoor space to enjoy your time off the course:

Treetops Lodge: In the center of all the resort has to offer is Treetops Lodge, featuring a cozy lobby, fireplace, and Bar 81.

Treetops Inn: Centrally located near the Treetops Lodge and the Top of the Hill restaurant, the Inn is kid-friendly with indoor and outdoor pools and a game room.

Treetops North Condominiums: Just a short drive to Treetops’ golf courses, these tucked-away units ​​feature incredible views, a full kitchen with gas stove, and plenty of room for groups up to 12, including private outdoor spaces.

Chalets: A favorite during ski season, our chalets are a great place to stay during your golf vacation. They feature kitchenettes, wifi, outdoor grills, private outdoor spaces, putting green access, and sleep up to 12.

Jones Cottages: Enjoy a premium stay on the fourth hole of the Jones Masterpiece course. Each cabin features two living rooms, three full baths, kitchen and dining room, scenic views, an outdoor deck and patio, and modern amenities. Comfortably accommodating up to eight people, the cabins are the ideal getaway for groups who want a private space to relax and recharge in the evening or between rounds.

Treetops offers several overnight and multi-night golf packages that make it easy to plan your family vacation or golf getaway. Stay from one to five nights for a special price and enjoy as much golf as you like. Plus, we offer family vacation packages, spa getaway deals, couples and group packages, and more.

Golf season doesn’t last forever, but your memories will. Plan your perfect getaway today at Treetops Resort.