Threetops Par 3

Threetops is Tops with Three Golf Road Warriors

by Jeff Wallach

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Are you KIDDING me? Devil’s Drop, number three at Threetops, descends 17 gazillion feet from tee to green. Here’s a common dilemma in golf: you’ve played 18 holes in the morning

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Threetops Par-3 course

by David J. Whyte

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Threetops is Treetops mighty Par 3 course and a must to take on when you’re in this part of the country.

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Mr. Smith Goes to Gaylord

by Tom Bedell | 2 Comments

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While no stranger to Michigan golf, I’ve never made it to Gaylord before, and my immersion today reminded me of a dip I took years ago in chilly Lake Michigan at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National park—bracing, eye-opening and ultimately thrilling.
We passed through the Alpine Village-themed town of Gaylord yesterday afternoon on our way to the Treetops Resort, our base of operations for the four-day Warrior onslaught, tantalized by the sight of promising golf holes …

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TAP Beer of the Day: Doc’s ESB Ale

by Tom Bedell

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Our merry band of Golf Road Warriors rolled into Gaylord this afternoon and prepared for the onslaught of golf to come as befits the night before any mighty endeavor—we drank.
Some of us more than others, perhaps, but duty calls, especially when there are sixteen different beers on hand and six golf courses lying in wait. It could have been worse, since the Big Buck Brewery & Steakhouse is not just a brewpub, but a distillery, …

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TAP Beer(s) of the Day: North Peak Brewing Company

by Tom Bedell

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The Golf Road Warriors began converging on the Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City, Michigan on Sunday afternoon. Before heading north, we began our adventures splendidly, in my opinion, by heading into town and straight to the North Peak Brewing Company.
And why not? The U.S. House of Representatives had, after all, presented House Resolution No. 102 to declare July 2012 as Craft Beer Month in the state of Michigan, and which the other house adopted …

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The Good Luck Skunk

by Tom Bedell

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Bleary-eyed a little after four in the morning and that many hours sleep, I drove through the dark toward the airport and another Golf Road Warriors adventure, this one to Gaylord, Michigan. My first GRW immersion was to Scottsdale…

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