Whether you’re a dedicated golfer looking for new challenges or a relaxed weekend duffer, our area has gold courses to match your skill level. Here are just some of the golf courses in and around Gladwin County.
Gladwin Heights, a family owned and operated course, is located 20 minutes from Midland. The course is a charming, well-maintained 18-hole course with rolling hills and tree-lined fairways. Golfers of all levels will enjoy the competitive layout. We are committed to providing our golfers with a fun and enjoyable golf experience!
The 9-hole Lakeside Golf Course in Gladwin, MI is a public golf course that opened in 2000. Lakeside Golf Course measures 3 yards from the longest tees.
The Sugar Springs course has been rated at three stars by Golf Digest and listed as one of the 25 Best Public Courses in Michigan by The Michigan Golfer. As a Sugar Springs resident, you’ll enjoy the exceptional value of our seasonal rate.
Built in the early 1930’s, Firefly is Clare County’s oldest golf course. With the 1992 expansion to 18 holes, it became one of the most in demand courses in the area. Exacting greens, water on 13 holes and Bluegrass fairways built through gently rolling woodlands make Firefly a challenge whatever your handicap. Sightings of White Tail deer, Blue Heron, Snappy the turtle, wild turkeys, and other wildlife add to your pleasurable round.
Ray Hearn and Jerry Matthews replicated a little corner of Scotland right here in mid-Michigan. Eagle Glen is known throughout the state of Michigan for its beautiful appearance year-to-year maintained by Superintendent James Halstead and staff. The course consists of large, quick, undulating greens that always roll true, well manicured bent grass tees and fairways, environmentally protected natural wetlands, 73 bunkers and hundreds of mounds, all of which makes Eagle Glen a true hidden gem.
The 9-hole Devils Knob Golf Course in Harrison, MI is a public golf course that opened in 1967. Designed by Duane Baumer, Devils Knob Golf Course measures 2995 yards from the longest tees.
Snow Snake Golf Course offers a challenging, scenic “Up North Course, Close By”. Snow Snake’s beauty originates from the natural rolling terrain and tree-lined fairways carved out of a hardwood forest.
The Hawkins Family opened the original 9 Hole Tamaracks Golf course in 1981 with the insight of Steven Hawkins as its Architect. Now thirty years later, as an 18 Hole course, it is still maintained and operated by the Hawkins family. Since the course redesign in 2008 into the Tamaracks Estates, the course layout of “woods and water” now features 5960 yards from the Blue tees with a rating of 69.0/125 par 71. The Tamaracks Golf Course has established itself as a challenging eighteen hole golf course that offers the most experienced golfer a challenge.
Houghton Lake, MI
Conveniently located only 10 miles off I-75 in beautiful Houghton Lake. Affordable and scenic, this meticulously maintained 18 holes amid towering red and white pines with rolling terrain, fast contoured greens and panoramic views of Houghton Lake, the largest inland lake in Michigan.
A magnificent 18 hole challenge awaits your discovery in Houghton Lake, Michigan. Designed in 1994 by PGA Tour Professional Ken Green, this championship golf course has matured into the hidden treasure you have been seeking since you began playing golf. Spread over generous, rolling terrain, The Quest feels expansive and very playable. There are shots here that will challenge your game as much as they challenge your sense of adventure.
A facility in the Great Lakes Bay Region, Currie Golf Courses provide Midland residents and visitors alike with two beautiful courses that subtly blend with their natural surroundings.
The Club at Falcon Point has 18 holes of championship golf, offering variety and challenge to both the low and high handicapper in the Katy golf community. Designed by Bruce Devlin and Robert von Hagge, the golf course at The Club at Falcon Point is not an experience to be missed.
The Midland Country Club maintains an 18-Hole, 6,400-yard golf course. The course features an 18th hole island green that is visible from the Clubhouse restaurants, Fitness Center, St. Andrews Ballroom and back patios. There is also a meandering creek that flows through the course, providing scenic-play on several holes.
The 18-hole “Sandy Ridge” course features 6,409 yards with exacting ‘push up’ bent grass greens, water on 15 holes and bluegrass fairways cut through a sandy ridge of pine and hardwood trees makes Sandy Ridge a challenge whatever your handicap.
West Branch, MI
Nestled away in the plush heartland of Ogemaw County, and being hailed as “The Best Kept Secret in Northern Michigan,” is the Apple Valley Golf Course. This 18-hole, par-72 course features elevated trees, large inviting greens, water hazards and a fresh water stream that winds its way through woods and fairways. The 130 acres of rolling hills and woodlands of Apple Valley provide spring summer and fall beauty, as well as, a challenge to your golf game.
Among one of the jewels in northern Michigan golf is The Dream. The Dream is literally carved out of 312 acres of hardwoods to form one the most spectacular courses in Michigan.
The Nightmare is a premier layout, and the sister course to The Dream, creating a one-two combination that puts this area on the map of Michigan’s “must play” golf destinations.
The West Branch Country Club offers a classically designed golf course, featuring a rolling terrain with tight, tree-lined fairways. Located just minutes off of I-75, the course offers a true “up north” feel, closer to home.