Grand Traverse Resort & Spa (Wolverine course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Grand Traverse Resort & Spa (Wolverine course) Est. 1999

Photos Grand Traverse Resort & Spa (Wolverine course)

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf says: 

Located just outside Traverse City, the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa offers three distinct golf courses. Here you will find the links-style Bear course designed by Jack Nicklaus, the Gary Player designed Wolverine layout and the shorter Spruce Run designed by William Newcomb. Although the Bear is generally the higher rated, the northwoods-style Wolverine is also a well-ranked and always popular golf course. This tree-lined and open parkland layout should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Plenty of golfing challenge, a well-crafted design and usually good upkeep all contribute to the appeal of this course. One to include on your play list if you are in the area.

On-site accommodation provides the opportunity to rise from your bed and head straight for the first tee on any of the Grand Traverse courses at this Stay & Play location.

List of courses in Michigan (Lower Peninsula)

Map of courses in Michigan (Lower Peninsula)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd,
Acme, Michigan 49610
USA
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +1 (800) 748 0303 (toll free)
Pro Shop   +1 (231) 534 6000
Fax

 

Email   info@gtresort.com
Website   www.grandtraverseresort.com
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
 
Scott Hebert (Director of Instruction & Head Golf Pro)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Academy
 
Grand Traverse Golf Academy
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - golf carts compulsory.
 
Surroundings: Open countryside, cherry orchards, woodland, wetland, limited residential and highway passing a few holes.
 
Designer: A Gary Player Signature Design
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7043 5888 4941
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.5 68.8 68.8
 
At the Same Location:
Grand Traverse Resort & Spa is home to three 18-hole championship courses: BEAR course (par-72, 7078 yds, designer Jack Nicklaus, opened 1985); WOLVERINE course (par-72, 7043 yds, Gary Player, 1999); SPRUCE RUN course (par-70, 6304 yds, William Newcomb, 1979).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

6.5 mi NE of Traverse City.
All three of Grand Traverse's courses (Bear, Wolverine and Spruce Run) start and finish at the same clubhouse in the centre of the resort.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (June thru' Aug) on Bear course: Mon-Thur $125; Fri-Sun $140. On Wolverine: $110/$120. On Spruce Run: $65/$75. Reduced rates for replay and 9-hole rounds, and for resort guests, walkers, juniors and seniors. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Golf carts compulsory; walking only permitted on the Spruce Run course (after 12pm).

Practice facilities
Excellent (including a double-ended driving range)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

Grand Traverse is owned and operated by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (44.780007)
Longitude: (-85.485435)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa 
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme, MI 49610.
+1 (231) 534 6000
www.grandtraverseresort.com

The Grand Traverse Resort & Spa offers a variety of accommodations in the hotel, tower or spacious resort condominiums. Visible for miles around, the resort’s landmark 17-storey glass Tower features tastefully appointed guest rooms and suites, all with wireless high-speed internet access. The 240-guest rooms in the six-storey Hotel, are conveniently located within steps of the resort’s restaurants, spa, health club and indoor water playground.

Golf at this hotel Grand Traverse (Bear, Wolverine & Spruce Run courses).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 5 miles No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 20 miles No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in Where2Golf.com are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 4
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
Where2Golf spotlights

 
Courses:
Tiburón GC: featuring two Greg Norman-designed courses, this top-level Florida Stay&Play venue hosts the PGA and LPGA Tours this autumn.
Leopard Creeklocated on the edge of the Kruger National Park, this stunning Gary Player design plays host to the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 13-16).

Tournaments:
World Cup of Golfwith Denmark as defending champions, this prestigious team event heads for the Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne (Nov 22-25)
Ladies Spanish Openfirst played in 1982, this event brings the curtain down on the Ladies European Tour 2018 season (Nov 22-25).

Who's Who: 
Lee Westwoodback in the winner’s circle after victory in the Nedbank Golf Challenge, “Westy” recorded his first European Tour win for four years.
Matt Kucharalso back to winning ways after taking the Mayakoba Golf Classic, “Kuch” recorded his first PGA Tour win for four and a half years.
 
Latest golf course reviews
Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club, whether you'd call you golf game a "Comedy of Errors", "Much Ado About Nothing" or "As You Like It", it will probably be a case of "All's Well That Ends Well", if you tee it up at the delightful Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club. Read more...
Cruden Bay Golf Club There are few finer tracks of seaside links golf than those laid out before you at Cruden Bay. In bygone days, towering sand dunes piled-up behind Cruden Bay's beautiful sandy beach.
Heritage Golf Club: Nestling down beneath a lush, verdant ridge, the Heritage Golf Club does much to evoke its sugar plantation origins. 
Cape Wickham Links; on King Island burst onto the scene in late-2015 as the "next big thing" for links golf enthusiasts to travel to.
 
Most popular golf course videos