Lakewood Shores Resort

7751 Cedar Lake Rd,

Oscoda, Michigan 48750

  • Office

    +1 (800) 882 2493 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (989) 739 2073
  • Fax

    +1 (989) 739 1351
  • Golf pro

    Craig Peters (PGA Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Links-style & parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland lies beyond the course boundaries. Gailes and Serradella are closest to Cedar Lake, but without direct lakeside holes.

  • Designer:

    Kevin Aldridge designed the Gailes (1992) and Blackshire (2001) courses; Bruce & Jerry Matthews designed the Seradella course (1969).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6954
6073
5246
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
75.0
70.7
72.2

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Gailes course. Also at Lakewood Shores are the following two 18-hole courses: Blackshire (par-72, 6898 yds from back tees) and The Serradella (par-72, 6806 yds).

Location

Latitude:

44.503347

Longitude:

-83.339710

How to get there:

6 mi N of Oscoda / 119 mi SE of Gaylord.

Lakewood Shores Resort (Gailes course)

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.

Est. 1969

Lakewood Shores has brought together three championship courses that provide a variety of golfing experiences. The highly-rated Gailes course offers something akin to British links-style golf. Golfers will encounter large double greens, meandering berms, sod-faced pot bunkers and long fescue grasses.

The Blackshire layout, although not a replica of Pine Valley, creates a similar rugged feel with hardwoods, large sandy waste areas and undulating greens. The Serradella is a classic parkland design with minimal hazards, wide fairways and large greens.

The Gailes course is a championship layout that ranks with some of the best in Michigan. This links-style layout provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. A must play if you are in the area.

Stay & Play at Lakewood Shores: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: Michigan (Lower Peninsula)

Visitors

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 on Gailes or Blackshire course: weekdays $55; weekends $62. Serradella course: $28/$35.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted on all courses. Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

In the early 1900s the land now occupied by Lakewood Shores was known as Serradella Farms, owned by Carl E Schmidt. In the late 1960s the land was developed into a golf community known as Lakewood Shores, featuring a private golf course (the Serradella course). In 1986, entrepreneur Stan Aldridge, owner of Indianwood C.C. in Lake Orion, MI, purchased the Serradella course and all adjoining land. Steps to develop Lakewood Shores into a golf resort began in 1990 with the opening of its first onsite lodging. The Gailes course was added in 1992 and the Blackshire in 2001.

Where2Stay

  • Lakewood Shores Resort

    7751 Cedar Lake Rd, Oscoda, MI 48750.

    +1 (989) 739 2073

    Visit website

    Lakewood Shores Resort offers not just golf, but also accommodations, meeting facilities and excellent cuisine. Nestled among northern Michigan hardwoods, the resort's 152 rooms offer views overlooking the courses. All tastefully decorated, the rooms range in style from new hotel units to spacious one and two-bedroom suites, many with in room jacuzzis.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Lakewood Shores

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Red Hawk

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