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Lakewood Shores Resort - Blackshire Golf Course

7751 Cedar Lake Road, Oscoda, MI 48750
800-882-2493, 517-739-2075
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Ranked #5 of 8 attractions in Oscoda
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Owner description: Spread over less than 200 acres of rugged and natural landscape, this 18-hole championship golf course has the look and feel of New Jersey's famous... more » Owner description: Spread over less than 200 acres of rugged and natural landscape, this 18-hole championship golf course has the look and feel of New Jersey's famous Pine Valley Country Club. « less
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London, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

First I would like to tell you about my own experience. Courses were in excellent shape, Blackshire one of the toughest I have played.. Staff was very accommodating at the main club house. food was very sufficient. We will be going back again this year. Now for the people who posted negatively. Yes their are mosquitos of all of the... More

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Brantford,ON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I have been organizing a golf trip for anywhere from 24-32 golfers every May in Michigan. The group comes from all over Ontario. We have been to several areas in Michigan and were never quite happy with the courses or the staff, or the facilities, etc. I found the Lakewood Shores 3 years ago. Craig, the employee who i was... More

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Oscoda
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

This course is a lot of fun to play. Challenging, beautiful course in the woods. It doesn't have a club house but serves some snacks. Bring the bug spray!!

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Bloomfield Hills, MI
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27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

As you may know, the Gailes is a Scottish links style course and is challenging, if a bit overplayed/unkempt. Blackshire is a traditional "up north" course that was less "chewed up" than the Gailes and warrants a play while you're there. Great stay and play (and eat if you like) packages!

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Rochester Hills
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Like everyone's review, golf was good. Blackshire was infested with mosquitos, even with bug sray, got eaten alive. Course was in good condition with great greens. Gale was also very challenging although it was very crowded. However, the Lodging accomodation and service was terrible. We received the call at 9pm stating the front desk will be closed. They told us... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

The courses were ok except for the mosquitos (ever thought of spraying)but that was it.The rooms were musty with small beds.......I can live with that.What I really object to is getting my things gone thru and items turnd up missing.When reported,the guy at the front desk did not seem to care whatsoever.STAY AWAY FROM THIS PLACE

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Brownstown Township, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Golf courses were in great shape although some of the Serradella greens had a mold/fungus problem. The Gailes is probably the most challenging course I have ever played. We were there in mid June and the mosquitos on Blackshire were the worst I have ever seen in my life. The locals call it Bugshire. Nice course but the bugs ruined... More

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Fife, Scotland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Rubbish course, not told about casual water. Won't be back. Read my review about the Gailes, it gets worse.

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Blenheim, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Probably the best of the three for golfing. There had been a lot of rain so some of the opening holes had a lot of water on the fairways. Overall, the best of the three courses

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Guelph, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

I won a two night get away including free accommodations and free rounds of golf at the Serradella, Blackshire, and Gailes courses. Although everything was free, the rooms were dirty and uncomfortable. I count five spider webs in the room and didn't sleep well because of the dirty feeling. Also, I was very disappointed that there was no wifi in... More

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