A Golfer’s Paradise: Mecosta County
Golf isn't just a sport—it's a lifestyle. Next time you're looking for a destination with velvety fairways stretching out from the tee, rolling greens, deep bunkers and unexpected waterways, consider the golf courses in Mecosta County, Michigan. Grab yourself an ice-cold Arnold Palmer and learn more.
Clear Lake Golf Club | Big Rapids, Michigan
One of Big Rapids' most loved golf courses, Clear Lake Golf Club (formerly Meceola Country Club,) is under new ownership and management and boasts an 18-hole course designed around the rolling hills and wetlands that surround Clear Lake. The club hosts private events as well as junior golf camps suitable for younger groups.
Falcon Head Golf Club | Big Rapids, Michigan
Golfers looking for a course like no other will be thrilled with Falcon Head Golf Club. Since 1980, Falcon Head has offered 18 holes of championship golf on a scenic par-72 course. The course is owned by golf professional Timothy H. Dawkins, a PGA of America member who holds a Class A Pro membership title. You could say they know what makes a great golf experience.
Katke Golf Club | Big Rapids, Michigan
Situated on the campus of Ferris State University and built on 145 acres of land, Katke Golf Club features 21 holes of championship golf and an award-winning, 100,000-square-foot practice range. Katke is regarded as one of the finest golf facilities in the Midwest and it's not too hard to see why. Along with gorgeous fairways, the club offers PGA professional instruction and development programs for young players and adults.
Tullymore Golf Resort | Stanwood, Michigan
Appealing to both amateurs and the pros, Tullymore Golf Resort is reclaimed land carved out by ancient glaciers and nestled among 800 acres of pristine Michigan woodlands and wetlands. Offering two distinct world-class courses crafted by highly acclaimed architects—Tullymore and St. Ives—the club also offers luxury accommodations and premium amenities such as a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, and two comfortable clubhouses.
More information on Mecosta County can be found by visiting www.bigrapids.org