GAYLORD, MICHIGAN - Arguably one of the best collections of golf in the Midwest, the Treetops Resort features 81 championship holes and five distinctly different courses by renowned designers Robert Trent Jones, Sr., Tom Fazio and Rick Smith. Play where champions play!
Ringing true to golf editors nationally, and to guest from near and far; Treetops Resort offers spectacular views and superior playing conditions and great value, all in an inviting resort atmosphere.
Named to the prestigious list of the 'Best 121 Golf Resorts in the World' by Conde Nast Magazine. Treetops golf course conditions received a 100% grade - among only a few in the world ranking.
Earlier this year, United Airlines In-flight magazine Hemispheres featured Treetops Resort in their January, 2012 issue, sighting the Resort as a perfect destination for those looking to hone their golfing prowess try the Treetops Resort in Gaylord, Mich. "This sprawling property is overseen by Rick Smith, who's made his name by designing golf courses and then teaching people how to play on them. Treetops has five courses in all, ranging from the sedate to the sadistic; regardless of which you choose, Smith's award-winning golf academy can help you raise your game." As noted by the writers at Hemispheres.
When asked to comment on the recent accolades, Rick Smith said, "Treetops is one of the greatest collection of courses in the country. As far as golf goes, no resort has the variety of design and beauty. During every trip I take around the globe, where I see and experience a huge variety of golf courses, it's always great to come back to Treetops, it's here that I really appreciate."
And maybe, most exciting of the recent accolades for golfers of all abilities is the feature notation coming in the June, 2012 edition of GOLF Digest Magazine. The editors of the magazine have found a handful of golf facilities to include in its 'Best Bang for Your Buck' feature, sighting Treetops Resort along with a photo of the majestic Jones Course.
Holding true to that distinction, Treetops Resort is offering an overnight stay and 18 holes of golf for as little as $92 per person (plus taxes & fees). "We are offering this spectacular golf package rate so that golf enthusiasts with any budget in mind can enjoy our nationally ranked golf gems," said Barry Owens General Manager. The Spring/Summer Spectacular Golf Package ranks among the most affordable not only in Michigan and the Midwest, but nationally.
"We invite golfers of all abilities from novice to expert to experience the variety of golf at Treetops. Moreover, our nationally recognized Rick Smith Golf Academy caters to all experience levels. In-fact we have new learning programs catering not to just individuals for geared for family play. This program is unique to our academy. Rick's expertise on a national PGA level brings techniques forward to our teaching staff, which takes the Academy program perfect that experienced golfer looking to hone their competitive game as well," Owens went to say.
With its majestic rolling hills and natural valleys overlooking the Pigeon River Valley, the Treetops Resort is the name by which all other courses in Michigan are measured. The resort is home to Robert Trent Jones, Sr.'s final design in Michigan; the Masterpiece course is largely acknowledged as the architect's crowning glory. The equally magnificent Premier course is the only course in Michigan designed by the famed Tom Fazio. The Signature course is rated a Top 50 Course for Women. The Tradition course bears its name by the 'traditional' wooden pins and pennant flags paying homage to golf's origin. Threetops Par 3 Course is consistently ranked the No.1 Par 3 Course in America by Golfweek, Golf Magazine and Golf & Travel.
Set amongst a backdrop of scenic panoramic views, Treetops Resort's five graciously designed courses were designed by masters and played by champions
Things to know:
Region: Northwest Michigan
How to Get Here: Daily flights to Cherry Capital Airport, Traverse City, Michigan (TVC) mainline and connecting flights on American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. Non-stops from Atlanta, LaGuardia, Detroit, Chicago.
Related Onsite Offerings:
• Treetops Resort is home to the Rick Smith & Jason Guss Golf Academy, Michigan's only three-time, Top 25 golf school
• Tapas & 'Tini (Martini) Dining with Live Entertainment
• Resort Dining, Sports Bar, and Family Dining amenities
• Full Service Spa - Relaxation & Rejuvenation
• Fitness Center and Two Swimming Pools
In the winter, Treetops Resort offers some of the finest terrain in the Midwest for downhill skiing and snowboarding. The resort features 23 ski runs.
To reserve a Treetops Resort Getaway visit www.treetops.com or call (888) TREETOPS.