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What is a Handicap…and How Do You Calculate It?

What is a Handicap…and How Do You Calculate It?

In golf players of different skill levels can compete against each other fairly using the United States Golf Association (USGA) handicap system. Handicaps, officially called the Handicap Index by the USGA, are used to level the playing field for golfers of different skill levels. 5 Things to Know The handicap index is based off your … Continued

How To Grip a Golf Club – Golf’s Most Underrated Key

How To Grip a Golf Club – Golf’s Most Underrated Key

Gripping a golf club seems like it would be simple, straightforward, and not all that hard to do. Unfortunately, like most things in golf there is much more than meets the eyes. Golfing greats Arnold Palmer, Harry Vardon, and Tiger Woods have attributed much of their success to their grips. Discover below how to improve … Continued

Treetops Hires New Director of Golf

Treetops Hires New Director of Golf

Treetops Resort is excited to welcome to our team, PGA Professional, Steve Scheuermann. Steve Scheuermann is very well known in West Michigan golf, having been the PGA Head Golf Professional and General Manager at private, semi-private, daily fee, and resort golf facilities since 1985. Steve is also a 36-year Life Member of the PGA of … Continued

Improve Your Golf Game with At Home Putting Practice

Improve Your Golf Game with At Home Putting Practice

These days, unfortunately, many of us have a lot more time on our hands and are stuck indoors. This doesn’t mean that you can’t improve your golf game while practicing social distancing. One of the skills I look at with players that really separates elite level golfers and amateurs is the ability to hit the … Continued

Club Fitting: What You Need to Know

Club Fitting: What You Need to Know

By Joe Charles, Treetops Resort Director of Golf Academy and Instruction This is the time of year that many club manufacturers release new equipment. The PGA Tour season has begun and for some parts of the country, spring is around the corner. Most importantly the Masters tournament is quickly approaching, which I refer to as … Continued

Quiet Lower Body for Improved Putting

Quiet Lower Body for Improved Putting

Improve Putting with Quiet Lower Body By Joe Charles, Treetops Resort Director of Golf Academy and Instruction One of the necessary physical attributes that is critical for a good putting stroke is the ability to disassociate the upper and lower body. What this ability allows you to do is keep your head and lower body … Continued

New & Spectacular is on the Way!

New & Spectacular is on the Way!

April 21, 2017 – Renovation Progress Update The Treetops Renovation Project is progressing on schedule. This week marked the first overnight hotel guests in the new and improved Inn Rooms, which is 60% complete, and a total room completion date of May 4th.  Both roof renovations will be finished before the end of the month, … Continued