GAYLORD, MI. – The northern Michigan community of Gaylord has 17 golf courses, all of them quite good. It’s one of the best places you can go if you’re looking for a golf-getaway destination. I should know. I’ve probably visited the area 10 times over the last two decades.
This year, though, there’s something new going on. In mid-July the Treetops Resort introduced the National Par-3 Team Championship.
It’ll run through Sept. 27, but you can expect to hear more about it because this first version has been deemed a success and it’s not even over yet.
Jim McGuigan, head golf professional at Treetops North Resort, reported that 81 two-man teams had entered in the first six weeks of the event. Most were all male, but there are no restrictions. Continue reading