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Grand Traverse Resort Golf Courses

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Legend is best, followed by Cedar River and then Schuss

Every hole on the Legend seems to be different, and presents a risk/reward option for players of... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Asheville, North Carolina
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We played the Bear and the Wolverine and loved both courses. They were both challenging and fun... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Clarkston, Michigan
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One of the Midwest's premier golf destinations, Grand Traverse's lush location has three distinct championship courses: the original Spruce Run, the Gary Player-designed Wolverine and The Bear, named for its illustrious architect, Jack Nicklaus.
100 Grand Traverse Blvd, Acme, MI 49610-9600
+1 800-236-1577
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Played the Wolverine 10/27/18 after 2 pm at the bargain rate of $25 for 18. I shot real well and overall enjoyed my solo round in 3 hours. My observations - some of the best sand traps I ever played and raked like the middle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Golfed 9 holes on all The Wolverine and Spruce Run.. Very well- maintained courses and helpful, friendly staff. We will be back and will gold 18 on The Bear!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I expect this property has been around a long time. Some rough areas however, overall the updates are acceptable. Would like to visit again in the future.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Every hole on the Legend seems to be different, and presents a risk/reward option for players of all abilities. Cedar River is very playable with relatively wide fairways that are tree-lined. Both have large greens and are well-maintained. Schuss is an older and more traditional...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Played all three course. Absolutely perfect conditions. The staff set up our golf outing and did a great job. We were able to leave our clubs on the carts each night. Clubhouse restaurant served very good food. The chef did a special dinner for us,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We played the Bear and the Wolverine and loved both courses. They were both challenging and fun. Both courses will well maintained. Missing the fairway can place you in some trouble. Greens are challenging. The practice facility was good. I was surprised that you had...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of golf with various degrees of difficulty and plenty of scenery. The Bear, a Jack Nicklaus signature course, is one of Jack's best on a par with Muirfield and with a more links's feel. Visually stunning and challenging be sure to play the right...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Parker S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We played the bear which is the signature . Not bad but it just seemed to be another typical resort course . Better courses to play in the top 100 . . Nice to be in Traverse city after golf as there is aolt to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bill G
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend a few days over spring break, great price for room, nice pool area for the kids,although the chlorine fumes were way to heavy at night, had to leave because both boys were coughing hard. Being a pool owner, the chemical balance...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Dale a
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Played on The Bear as a package with the hotel. The service in the pro shop, Clubhouse Grill and starters were just excellent. Great staff. As for The Bear being an 'elite' course, I'd say it's good but not great.

Date of experience: August 2016
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