Rick Smith Invites You to Enjoy the Most
"I've traveled the world and I've yet to find a finer collection of golf anywhere.
Spectacular golf, world-class instruction, spa, downhill skiing, snowmobiling, meetings and fairytale weddings are just some of the reasons people visit Treetops Resort & Spa. Let’s start with golf, Treetops is truly the Midwest’s “Must Play” resort and arguably the best collection of golf anywhere in the country. Our awards and accolades from the nations top golf and travel publications seem to agree.
Treetops is home to 81 holes of championship golf and features five distinctly different courses by renowned designers Robert Trent Jones, Sr., Tom Fazio and Rick Smith. Dramatic views, contours and rolling terrain provide a beautiful setting for world-class golf. The Masterpiece Course was Robert Trent Jones, Sr.’s final design in Michigan and is truly a masterpiece. In his own words, Jones claimed it his crowning glory. The course is located at the headwaters of the Pigeon River and takes full advantage of natural valleys, ravines and broad plains. The signature sixth hole features a 120’ vertical drop and a panoramic view of the Pigeon River Valley.
The Premier Course is the only course in Michigan designed by famed architect Tom Fazio, making the most of the rolling terrain and striking the perfect balance between challenge and forgiveness. When asked to name a signature hole, Fazio replied, “All of them!” The Signature Course was shaped by Rick Smith, renowned architect and golf instructor. The course unfolds into high upland and features undulating greens and wide, forgiving fairways. Signature has been rated a Top 50 Course for Women. The Tradition Course is Rick Smith’s walking course which pays homage to golf’s origin, and is well named as it features traditional wooden pins and pennant flags. The links-style layout takes advantage of high ridges and hilltops, providing some sloping while still being walkable. Holes one through nine wrap back around to the starter house, allowing for nine-hole play.
The World’s Best Par 3 Course In addition to our four championship courses Rick Smith’s par three layout has received national recognition since it opened, consistently ranked as the #1 par three course in America. It’s the perfect setting for your most spectacular emergency nine ever!
World Class Golf Instruction That Will Quickly Slash Strokes From Your Game! If you want to hit it further, hit it straighter, sink more putts and enjoy the game more, you couldn’t be in better hands than Rick Smith and Jason Guss. Choose from a wide range of group, private and custom instruction programs all designed to rapidly improve your game and enhance your enjoyment.
Relax, Unwind With Full-Service Spa Treatments at Treetops Resort Treetop Spa caters to both men and women who enjoy personal attention. We pride ourselves in our ability to make our clients feel comfortable and well cared for. We offer a wide range of massage therapies, body treatments, skin care, facials, manicures and pedicures — all designed to soothe, pamper, relax and de-stress your body, mind and spirit. Spa clients are also free to enjoy the use the nautilus fitness room, hot tub, steam room and sauna during your visit!
Spectacular Special Events, Weddings & Banquets Have a special event coming up in your life, birthday, anniversary, retirement or celebration? Then we have the perfect venue, food and professional planners to make sure it’s an event everyone remembers for all the right reasons! Fairytale Weddings Everything you need, can be arranged at Treetops Resort including rehearsal dinner, bachelor golf outing, bridal shower, Sunday brunch, gift opening and accommodations. We can also provide you with a list of vendors for special requests, florists and wedding cakes.
Inspire You’re Attendees to Greatness in A Spectacular Setting Our meeting rooms are equipped to handle audiovisual equipment and include high-speed Internet connections for your convenience. All meeting facilities and certain guest rooms are barrier-free for easy access by mobility- impaired individuals. In addition to over 20,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities, Treetops Resort provides lovely accommodations, superior championship golf courses, a variety of settings in which to enjoy nature, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, a luxury spa, spectacular downhill ski runs and much, much more.
Dine Like a Champion, Party Like a Rock Star! Enjoy a hearty backwoods breakfast, great food, fine wines and good times, in a casually quaint atmosphere with spectacular views. Rich beginnings, succulent entrees and signature desserts are the perfect complement to a great day on the course or the slopes. Nightlife also abounds too with live entertainment and a sports bar with a massive collection of the world’s favorite brews. Enjoy your favorite team on a host of flat screen TV’s or create you own action on one of our pool tables or relax and take in the spectacular star show in the sky as you cozy up to our fire pit.
Sleep Like a Bear Treetops Resort features 238 guest rooms, including standard and deluxe hotel rooms and two and three bedroom condominiums. Nearly every room takes advantage of our majestic setting and offers sweeping vistas of ski hills, golf courses, pristine woods or wetlands. Wake up refreshed as a bear in springtime, ready to do it again, for with five courses, 23 runs and the vast beauty of the Michigan wilderness surround you, you’ll never get bored.
Spectacular Family Fun - Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding High elevation, abundant snowfall and scenic beauty provide ideal conditions for downhill skiing and snowboarding. Treetops offers some of the finest terrain in the Midwest with 23 expertly groomed ski runs, perfect for the skier or rider of any ability. Family friendly is the name of the game at Treetops Resort with all three lifts converging in one activity filled area. It’s easy to keep track of your entire clan and see just how much fun they’re all having.
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