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 Golf Explorer: A Michigan Summer

[caption id="attachment_601" align="alignleft" width="600"] View Now[/caption] In our inaugural digital edition of The Golf Explorer: Michigan’s Journal to Incredible Golf, we continue to delve into the game both on and off the course. Here are some highlights from the summer issue: 18 Summertime bliss | a few highlighted destinations for…

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"…

On the Green with Bucks Run’s Jon Conklin

By Mary Winowiecki [caption id="attachment_520" align="alignright" width="300"] Putting Course[/caption] Jon Conklin, a Professional Golf Association member, may have had his start in the private side of the golf industry, but for the past nine years his attention has been fully focused on creating the most enjoyable public golfing experience possible.…

Value is Always in Season at Lakewood Shores

[caption id="attachment_520" align="alignright" width="300"] The Gailes, #11[/caption] By Mary Winowiecki When summer rolls around, the price of a round of golf usually shoots up. It’s understandable. Due to its relatively short nature, the “high” season often refers to more than just the peak for tourism, since most Michigan courses reserve…