Traverse City

White/Blue at Mistwood Golf Course

Lake Ann, Michigan, USA


Hawk's Eye Golf Resort

Bellaire, Michigan, USA


The Cedar River at Shanty Creek

Bellaire, Michigan, USA


Traverse City is not often the first place that comes to mind when thinking of U.S. vacation destinations but this hidden gem of a city has earned a spot in Fodor's "Ten Best Small Towns in America" and Bon Appetit has also ranked it as one of the country's "Top Five Foodie Towns." This all-season destination has something for everyone, whether you're a microbrew connoisseur or an outdoor enthusiast. As one of Golf Magazine's picks for the top six golfing destinations in the country, golfers can especially appreciate what the city has to offer. Ever since the 1990s, when there was a golf course building boom throughout the Great Lakes, Traverse City has been the Midwest's most popular spot for golf, with designs from all the greats including Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Arthur Hills, and Donald Ross. There are more than 30 public and championship golf courses from which to choose, ranging from those that sprawl across the vast northern forests of pine, birch, and hardwoods, to the links-style courses that sprawl across the sandy dunes along Lake Michigan.

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Top Rated Courses In Traverse City Area

Courses with the highest golfer ratings (minimum 10 reviews to qualify)

  1. Hawk's Eye

    Bellaire, Michigan, USA


  2. Twin Birch Golf Club

    Kalkaska, Michigan, USA


All Courses In Traverse City Area

Elmbrook Golf Course

Traverse City, Michigan, USA


Crown Golf Course

Traverse City, Michigan, USA

(9) | Tee Times

The Club at LochenHeath

Williamsburg, Michigan, USA


Interlochen Golf Club

Interlochen, Michigan, USA


The Kingsley Club

Kingsley, Michigan, USA


Elk Rapids Golf Course

Elk Rapids, Michigan, USA


Dunes Golf Club

Empire, Michigan, USA


Leland Country Club

Leland, Michigan, USA


Bellaire Golf Club

Bellaire, Michigan, USA


Farm Golf Club

Bellaire, Michigan, USA

(10) | Tee Times

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