In my first visit to play Erin Hills in 15 years, I re-discovered why it is one of the premier golfing destinations in the entire country.
The idea for our U.P. golf trip started coming together last fall. A number of friends from work have made an annual excursion to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan for several years, and as a golf enthusiast and writer I had heard about it often. When my friend, Nick, and I started putting … Continue reading Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Great Value, Phenomenal Golf (MI)
Sunday morning of our U.P. golf trip came early, and so did my departure to TimberStone at Iron Mountain. The area’s only five-star golf course, TimberStone is about a 50-minute drive from Harris and is on the way back to Wisconsin and what my friends considered to be the “Real world.” I parked in the … Continue reading Golf Course Review: TimberStone at Pine Mountain (MI)
Saturday morning of our U.P. golf trip began with a delicious two dollar breakfast at the Firekeeper’s Lounge in The Island Resort and Casino. Our golf package included a plethora of coupons which could be used for one meal per day, a drink and five dollars in slot credits per day. After breakfast, Mitch and … Continue reading Golf Course Review: Greywalls at Marquette Golf Club (MI)
You have probably seen Sweetgrass commercials on tv, and for good reason: A considerable portion of all of these courses’ clientele comes from Wisconsin, including the Milwaukee area. I met with Dave Douglas, the Director of Golf at Sweetgrass, and was impressed with his passion for the course and was excited to check out their … Continue reading Golf Course Review: Sweetgrass (MI)
This coming Thursday, eleven friends and I will be embarking on one of my most anticipated golf trips of the season: The Upper Penninsula (U.P.) of Michigan. The U.P. is the geographically narrow, scenic penninsula that is bordered by Wisconsin, Michigan, southern Canada, and Lakes Michigan and Superior. This area is absolutely beautiful, and features … Continue reading Looking Forward to: U.P. Golf Trip (MI)