Tag: TimberStone

My Top 50 Golf Courses in America

My top 50 golf courses in the country – an ongoing list of the top 50 courses in the USA that I’ve played.

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Great Value, Phenomenal Golf (MI)

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 together our …

Golf Course Review: TimberStone at Pine Mountain (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 …

Golf Course Review: Greywalls at Marquette Golf Club (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 …

Golf Course Review: Sweetgrass (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 …

Looking Forward to: U.P. Golf Trip (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 …