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Golf Road Warriors Photos from Big Bucks Brewery and Steakhouse, Gaylord, Michigan.

by Jeff Wallach

Peter Kessler poses with one of his biggest fans and Brian McCallen astutely points out duck in basket overhead…

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The Golf Road Warriors Hit Gaylord, MI

by Jeff Wallach

The Golf Road warriors kicked off our latest sortie– in Gaylord, Michigan– with a surgical strike on Big Buck’s Brewpub, just a couple miles down the road from our base camp…

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TAP Beer of the Day: Huma Lupa Licious

by Tom Bedell

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Ken Blust, a bartender when he’s not off teaching school, pointed out the wall of refrigerated units behind the bar and said, “We have 110 different beers, including a whole door just for Michigan beers–about 40 from seven or so different breweries.”
In my mind that makes The Sports Bar at Treetops the perfect place to wind down after a long day of golf. There’s plenty of good beer, great pizza, or a more refined menu …

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A World-Class Tandem at Treetops North

by Brian McCallen

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Tucked in the scenic Pigeon River valley four miles from Treetops Resort’s main complex is  Treetops North, which features 63 holes of unforgettable golf that defines the ‘north woods’ golf experience…

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Premier Time (and Space)

by Tom Bedell

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One of the reasons I like the television show “How I Met Your Mother” is that it often imaginatively plays around with notions of fate and time—if this didn’t happen here at this particular moment, then that wouldn’t haven’t occurred there at the time it did occur there. A riff on Chaos Theory, I suppose, and the good old Time/Space Continuum, seasoned with serendipity.
Kind of how I felt after the fourth hole today on the …

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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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