Two years ago we were up in the thumb. If you ever find yourself near Bad Axe, MI (great city name), definitely check out Verona Hills; public course, well conditioned, challenging enough, and took great care of us.
Grand Rapids and a few of the stay-and-play options around the state are on the list for future. Traverse City and surrounding area is interesting but probably too far than I can get the group to drive.
The Devries trio (mines, diamond springs, pilgrims run) and stoatin Brae would be an incredible few days of golf. Get an air bnb near/in downtown GR and hit up all the breweries. I lived in GR for 6 years awesome city. Can give you some cool spots if you take that route.
A post for Clevelanders, if you might be interested.
So I’ve been doing golf specific workouts with this TPI certified personal trainer and physical therapist for a bit out on the east side. It’s incredible. Not only are the workouts great, but I am not in great shape and his being a physical therapist is a godsend. My back or whatever will start acting up and he’ll be able to work it out in three minutes so we can get back to the workout. It’s really great for someone like me who wants to get back into working but is afraid my hamstring will fall out or something.
It’s relatively expensive, but if we can coordinate times, he makes it much more affordable for small groups.
Is anyone in Cleveland interested? It’s just me and one other young member from my club at the moment.
Shoot me a PM if so.
(Disclosure: I do not work for the company or anything, I just like his offerings and am looking to share it and possibly get everyone a less expensive golf-specific workout. Cheers all!)
Angel’s Envy is a cool stop for an urban distillery you can hit within walking distance of the hotel if you’re downtown. If you’re a Broken Tee Society member, there is a guy in there who I think is the top brand guy at Buffalo Trace. There’s a thread in the BTS discord about bourbon you’d run into him there. Nice guy always offering to help people out when they are down there