Higher level of golf is what the Treetops Resort is all about. This award-winning resort is home to 81 championship golf holes designed by the masters and played by the champions. Prominent golf icons like Tom Fazio, Rick Smith, and Robert Trent Jones Sr., have decided to create their masterpieces on the vast lands of Gaylord’s beautiful rolling terrains. The resort is also arguably considered as one of the best golf course collections anywhere in the country. In appraising other courses in Michigan, the name of Treetops Resort is always considered. The Masterpiece Golf Course, the Premier Golf Course, the Signature Golf Course, the Treetops Golf Course, and the Tradition Golf Course, are the finest golf facilities that the resort takes pride on.
The Masterpiece Golf Course, designed by the famed Robert Trent Jones Sr., offers the exigent holes that will surely test every golfer’s swinging abilities. This layout also features a signature 6th hole with the 120’ vertical drop and the view of the quaint Pigeon River Valley. Another Michigan leading layout is the Premier Golf Course designed by the renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio. This layout, set in Michigan’s most rolling terrains, features the striking balance between forgiveness and challenge. Fazio also considered every hole as a signature hole. The Signature Golf Course is another layout that offers golfers with the wide forgiving fairways deemed fit for an ideal woman’s golf round. . Designed by Rick Smith, a famous golf architect and instructor, the Signature meanders through undisturbed natural areas. Another Smith masterpiece is the Tradition Golf Course. This links-style course features the “traditional” pennant flags and wooden pins set on hilltops and high ridges. This layout also allows a nine-hole play. The Threetops Golf Course completes the five courses of the resort. This layout is Rick Smith’s 1st par-3 course that was cited by Golf Magazine, Golf & Travel, Golfweek, and several other reputable publications as among “America’s Best Par-3 Courses”. The Treetops even hosted the Par 3 Shootout of ESPN.