September 10, 2021

Treetops Resort’s Guide to Buying New Golf Clubs

There’s never been a better time to consider buying new golf clubs. Manufacturers are producing golf club shafts, grips, and other components that are incredibly technologically advanced. There’s no question that golf clubs produced today are far superior to equipment that’s more than three or four years old. Here’s what you should know about today’s… Read More

May 26, 2021

Golf Exercises

By Steve Scheuermann PGA Director of Instruction, Treetops Resort Do you remember the promises that you made to yourself and your golfing friends at the end of last season? That you were going to play more golf in 2021, and take golf lessons to improve your game? Well, 2021 is here, and although the golf… Read More

April 23, 2021

Proper Golf Stance

Why is set up so important? If you set up incorrectly, you are most likely going to make a poor motion in your golf swing. We first make sure we are holding the club properly. When we hold the golf club, we must make sure it is held in the fingers and the thumbs are… Read More

March 19, 2021

Are Golf Lessons Worth It?

Yes, They Are Absolutely Priceless! By Steve Scheuermann, PGA Director of Instruction Golf lessons are definitely worth taking. Whether you are playing golf for a social event such as a corporate golf outing or a golf league, joining friends or family members for a regular round of golf, or playing competitively, golf lessons are absolutely… 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