Smooth moves and greens

Crystal Mountain Resort’s Golf Course Superintendent builds consistent conditions through sound practices.   Text: Greg Johnson   Lindsey McPherson of Flushing saw the line on the 12-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole at Crystal Mountain Resort’s Mountain Ridge course—a putt that could win the 2017 Michigan PGA Women’s Open…

Surfing the earth

By Greg Johnson Bucks Run Golf Club has jumped on board as one of the first facilities offering GolfBoards in Michigan to members and guests. At Bucks Run Golf Club in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, golfers now have an opportunity to experience the game in a whole new way as they…

Survey and explore Cadillac golf

By Greg Johnson The golfing facilities in the Cadillac area want to hear from their golfers. With as many holes of golf as any golfer could possibly need—all within 20 minutes of the downtown area—the different golfing destinations are offering a unique opportunity to take a short survey and be…

The stay-and-play freeway

In western and northern Michigan, three golf courses located along U.S. Route 131 created a collaborative package for the traveling player. By Greg Johnson Each year the leadership from Katke Golf Course at Ferris State University, Pilgrim’s Run Golf Club in Pierson and Eldorado Golf Course in Cadillac would see…

The Lakeshore 36

In southwest Michigan, there are two golf courses offering 36 holes and one unforgettable day. By Greg Johnson It is about 20.3 miles between HawksHead Links Golf Course in South Haven and Ravines Golf Club in Saugatuck as the hawk might flight or as golfers can drive. [caption id="attachment_660" align="alignright"…