An unforgettable Michigan golf vacation awaits at Shanty Creek Resorts. With daily golf specials and 4 distinctly northern Michigan golf courses including Arnold Palmer’s The Legend, Tom Weiskopf’s Cedar River, the challenging Schuss Mountain course, and the original Summit Golf Course, your game just got better. Visit Shanty Creek Resorts and enjoy some of the best golf courses in northern Michigan.

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Condé Nast Traveler named Shanty Creek among the “Top Golf Resorts in the World” and the best ranked golf resort in Michigan. And outstanding service earned Shanty Creek a Silver Medal from Golf Digest and “Best Family Golf Resort in the Midwest” by Great Lakes Golf.

The Legend Golf Course

Designed by Arnold Palmer, The Legend was awarded 4½ stars in Golf Digest’s “Places to Play Directory.” Cascading over hilltops with stunning views of Lake Bellaire and into valleys alongside crystal clear waters, The Legend was named one of the top four resort courses in the United States by the readers of Golf Magazine.

Par: 72 • Yards 6,764 • Slope: 137 • Rating: 73.2

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Cedar River Golf Course

Designed by PGA player & architect, Tom Weiskopf, Cedar River was named one of America’s Top 100 Resort Courses by Golf Week and among the “Top 1,000 Courses in the World” by Rolex. One of Golf Magazine’s “Top Ten in the U.S. You Can Play,” this northern Michigan golf course offers five tees.

Par: 72 • Yards: 6,980 • Slope: 135 • Rating: 73.2

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Schuss Mountain Golf Course

Annually named one of the top public golf courses in Michigan, Schuss Mountain is a challenging course carved into Pure Michigan. Schuss Mountain delivers the challenge golfers seek throughout 6,922 yards of abundant wetlands, rolling hills, and wildlife. Closing for the season on Sunday, October 4.

Par: 72 • Yards: 7,013 • Slope: 130 • Rating: 73.5

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Summit Golf Course

The Shanty Creek original, this William Diddel design is one of northern Michigan’s gems rolling gently across the hills of Antrim County. A long-time favorite among golfers who favor wide fairways and fast greens.

This full length northern Michigan golf course features family-friendly and beginner-friendly “hack golf” including par 3 tees on every hole and big 15″ cups on every green (in addition to traditional cups). The PGA of America has recognized Shanty Creek for its adoption of “Hack Golf” and “Golf 2.0” efforts to introduce more beginners to the game.

Par: 71 • Yardage: 6,276 • Slope: 131 • Rating: 70.4

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2017 Projected Open / Close Dates

Dates may change based on weather.

  • Summit: Apr 14 / Oct 22
  • The Legend: Apr 21 / Oct 22
  • Cedar River: Apr 28 / Oct 22
  • Schuss: Apr 28 / Oct 1

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Other property management companies cannot include Shanty Creek’s recreation amenities for your northern Michigan golf vacation. For the total michigan golf course package, call Shanty Creek’s reservations office at 866.695.5010.