Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd,

Acme, Michigan 49610

  • Office

    +1 (800) 748 0303 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (231) 534 6000
  • Golf pro

    Scott Hebert (Director of Instruction & Head Golf Pro)
  • Academy

    Grand Traverse Golf Academy

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
SSS or slope

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).






How to get 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.

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa (Wolverine course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1999

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: Michigan (Lower Peninsula)


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (June thru' Aug) on Bear course: Mon-Thur $125; Fri-Sun $140. On Wolverine: $110/$120. On Spruce Run: $65/$75.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Golf carts compulsory; walking only permitted on the Spruce Run course (after 12pm).

Practice facilities

Excellent (including a double-ended driving range)

Did you know?

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


  • Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

    100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme, MI 49610.

    +1 (231) 534 6000

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    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).

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