Forest Dunes Golf Club


5-star : simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.
   Forest Dunes Golf Club Est. 2002

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Forest Dunes Golf Club: Regularly listed amongst America's 100 greatest public courses, this superb Tom Weiskopf layout has recently been joined by a companion course - and no ordinary companion at that. The newcomer, known as The Loop, is Tom Doak's 18-hole "reversible" layout, offering the Black course when played in a clockwise direction, and Red course when played anticlockwise.

Suffice to say the original Forest Dunes layout (not reversible) more than holds its own against the newcomer. Weiskopf's skilful crafting ensures this excellent tree-lined and open parkland layout offers a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes. Definitely a course that will challenge your all-round game, and well worth going out of your way to play. Undoubtedly one of Michigan's very best Stay&Play golf venues.

Stay & Play: on-site accommodation is available in cottages, villas and the Lake AuSable Lodge (see Where2Stay section below).

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Making Contact

Forest Dunes Golf Club
6376 Forest Dunes Drive,
Roscommon, Michigan 48653
USA
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Office   +1 (855) 275 1222
Pro Shop   +1 (989) 275 0700
Fax

  +1 (989) 275 0005

Email   info@forestdunesgolf.com
Website   www.forestdunesgolf.com
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Golf Pro
 
Todd Campbell (PGA, General Mgr) / Chad Maveus (PGA, Head Golf Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open duneland.
Relatively flat terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, wetland and open duneland.
 
Designer: Tom Weiskopf
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7116 5888 4993
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 75.2 69.2 69.9
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Forest Dunes course. Also at Forest Dunes is the 18-hole The Loop "reversible" layout, which offers on alternate days the Black course (par-70, 6704 yds from back tees) and Red course (par-70, 6806 yds).
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How2Get There?

9 mi N of Roscommon / 16 mi SE of Grayling / 49 mi S of Gaylord.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (end-June thru' Sept): Mon-Wed $119; Thur-Sun $149. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
The original Forest Dunes course is open to outside visitors on weekdays and weekends during the golf season (end-April thru' Oct). The Loop is reserved for guests staying at Forest Dunes' onsite Lodge (Lake AuSable Lodge).  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

After a highly successful career as a professional golfer, which included a Major championship win, a Senior Major, a host of US PGA Tour wins and a couple on the European Tour, Tom Weiskopf turned his hand to golf course design, with impressive results. His best known work includes Loch Lomond in Scotland; Troon G&CC in Scottsdale, Arizona, The Ridge at Castle Pines North in Colorado and Forest Dunes here in Michigan.

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Published Ranking
2017/18 Golf Digest rating: 135th best course and 25th best public course in the USA; 5th best course in Michigan.
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Location

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Latitude: (44.591592)
Longitude: (-84.526997)
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Lake AuSable Lodge 
6376 Forest Dunes Drive, Roscommon, MI 48653.
+1 (989) 275 0700
www.forestdunesgolf.com

Forest Dunes offers on-property lodging in the 14-room Lake AuSable Lodge and in seven luxury homes. The AuSable, Buck, Pines and Whitetail are located near Lake AuSable, while the Dunes, Eagle and Forest are found along the 7th fairway. The homes have everything needed for a great golf getaway, including full kitchen, satellite TV and wireless internet. Stay&Play packages including golf are available, while only onsite guests have access to The Loop "reversible" golf course.

Golf at this hotel Forest Dunes (Original and The Loop courses).
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles No
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