November 25, 2020

How to Fix a Slice

by Kevin McKinley, PGA Assistant General Manager As an instructor in the golf industry for over 20 years, it’s safe to say that I think I’ve seen it all. Students often think they are alone when it comes to their particular swing flaw, but I quickly reassure them, they certainly are not. Many golfers refer… Read More

August 20, 2020

What is a Handicap…and How Do You Calculate It?

In golf, players of different skill levels can compete against each other fairly using the United States Golf Association (USGA) handicap system. Handicaps, officially called the Handicap Index by the USGA, are used to level the playing field for golfers of different skill levels. How Does Golf Handicap Work? Five Things to Know The USGA… Read More

July 20, 2020

How To Grip a Golf Club – Golf’s Most Underrated Key

Gripping a golf club seems like it would be simple, straightforward, and not all that hard to do. Unfortunately, like most things in golf, there is much more than meets the eye. Golfing greats Arnold Palmer, Harry Vardon, and Tiger Woods have attributed much of their professional success to their grips. Keep reading to learn… Read More

April 30, 2020

Treetops Hires New Director of Golf

Treetops Resort is excited to welcome to our team, PGA Professional, Steve Scheuermann. Steve Scheuermann is very well known in West Michigan golf, having been the PGA Head Golf Professional and General Manager at private, semi-private, daily fee, and resort golf facilities since 1985. Steve is also a 36-year Life Member of the PGA of… Read More

March 24, 2020

Improve Your Golf Game with At Home Putting Practice

These days, unfortunately, many of us have a lot more time on our hands and are stuck indoors. This doesn’t mean that you can’t improve your golf game while practicing social distancing. One of the skills I look at with players that really separates elite level golfers and amateurs is the ability to hit the… Read More

February 27, 2020

How to Hit a Golf Ball Further

One of my favorite instructional experiences that we provide at Treetops Resort is without a doubt the Ladies Golf School. These schools are a very fun 3-day learning experience where we have groups of anywhere from 4-20 ladies and provide instruction related to full swing, short game, physical conditioning, and course management. One of the… Read More

January 27, 2020

Club Fitting: What You Need to Know

By Joe Charles, Treetops Resort Director of Golf Academy and Instruction This is the time of year that many club manufacturers release new equipment. The PGA Tour season has begun and for some parts of the country, spring is around the corner. Most importantly the Masters tournament is quickly approaching, which I refer to as… Read More

November 15, 2019

Quiet Lower Body for Improved Putting

Improve Putting with Quiet Lower Body By Joe Charles, Treetops Resort Director of Golf Academy and Instruction One of the necessary physical attributes that is critical for a good putting stroke is the ability to disassociate the upper and lower body. What this ability allows you to do is keep your head and lower body… Read More

February 21, 2019

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…. Read More

January 21, 2019

Visiting Northern Michigan

Sweet! How exciting that you’re thinking of heading our way. While we’re getting some information together for you to review, we thought you might enjoy a little more browsing. About Gaylord, Michigan So easy to hop on and off the I-75 corridor, Gaylord is easy to get to from all points. The convenience of our… Read More

September 24, 2018

Ambidextrous Aces

Lori Boettler got her first hole in one in California on May 28, 2003 playing right handed with a Pro-V1 ball. A Golf Channel announcer made a casual comment to her about swinging both left and right handed, so she asked him if he knew of any female ever getting a hole in one both… Read More

May 3, 2017

New Bathrooms, New Door Locks

Check out the beautiful new bathrooms in the Lodge rooms at Treetops Resort! Spacious tiled showers with a step-around glass wall and new fixtures mark a wonderful upgrade for your Michigan Golf Vacation. The new hotel room door locks are installed as well, and we’ve done a major upgrade to a keyless electronic RFID system…. Read More

April 21, 2017

New & Spectacular is on the Way!

April 21, 2017 – Renovation Progress Update The Treetops Renovation Project is progressing on schedule. This week marked the first overnight hotel guests in the new and improved Inn Rooms, which is 60% complete, and a total room completion date of May 4th.  Both roof renovations will be finished before the end of the month,… Read More