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Treetops Resort Scales the Heights

by Brian McCallen

Its been called the “Hilton Head of the Heartland” and the “Golf Mecca of the Midwest,” but northern Michigan is both–and more. Its self-conjured title is “America’s Summer Golf Capital,” but even that moniker does little to capture the excitement of the superb…

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The Good Luck Skunk

by Tom Bedell

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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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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