We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lakewood Shores Resort - Blackshire Golf Course

Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 7751 Cedar Lake Road, Oscoda, MI 48750
Phone Number: 800-882-2493, 517-739-2075
Website
Improve this listing
Activities: Golfing
Description: Spread over less than 200 acres of rugged and natural landscape, this...
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.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 36 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
great up north feel and conditions.

Completely enjoyed this course. As long as you don't go in expecting 5 star treatment and just want to play golf then this is for you. The Blackshire course about 1/2 mile... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
mexico_man2010
,
Saline, Michigan
Add Photo Write a Review

36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Saline, Michigan
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Completely enjoyed this course. As long as you don't go in expecting 5 star treatment and just want to play golf then this is for you. The Blackshire course about 1/2 mile from the main buildings/Gailes/lodging and only has a snack bar building. Bare bones staff with no bag boys, no check-in, no starter, saw a beverage cart once in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Akron, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This resort is set up for people who really love to golf and don't want to tip bag boys every round or need ammenities the golf psychos aren't going to use anyway. The rooms are clean and overlook an 18 hole pop and drop practice course you can play at your leisure any time, day or night. You just walk... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Farmington, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Took my son up for three days of golf and relaxation. I had heard that the Gailes was the finest Scottish links style course in Michigan. I think it ranks right up there with the New Course at Indianwood. And why wouldn't it? They were both designed by the Aldridge's, and it is a masterpiece. (It will bring you to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Waterford, Michigan
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The Gailes was the 1st premier Links style golf course in Michigan and still ranks as one of the best!! 3 great courses with 3 different flavors, old traditional (Seradella), Links (Gailes) and Northern Michigan secluded (Blackshire). All levels of golfers will enjoy the courses and the prices. Great golf packages, hospitality and a fun par 3 course for the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Royal Oak, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Blackshire is "typical Northern Michigan" course - tree lined, secluded, lush fairways and greens. The greens do have character, lots of undulation so you need to pay attention, neat layout with large waste areas and scenery, much different than the "sister" courses at Lakewood Shores but everyone in my group(s) enjoyed the variety. Course relatively friendly but there are some... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sterling Heights
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I thought the grass around the greens was too long. Great shots to the green just sat in the tall grass. It was a very hot day and no beverage cart in sight.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bay City, Michigan
Level Contributor
22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We returned to this resort for 3 rounds of golf and 2 nights stay. We (group of 24 guys) did this in 2007 and were pleased with everything except the weather. We do this twice a year and go all over the state. This time we did not find it pleasing at all. It started as soon as we arrived... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Level Contributor
59 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My wife and I have golfed and stayed together at almost all of the well known golf resorts in Michigan. Lakewood Shores offers three full courses to choose from plus a chipping and putting course to practice and kill time behind the hotel. The golf was fantastic. Flat compared to our northern Michigan courses but very well kept with nice... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

First off I only booked here because it was the only thing available for Labor Day weekend. The rooms were dirty, did not have a king sized bed as promised and was never told there was a fold out couch in the suite when I booked. When I arrived and asked about the king sized bed I was told someone... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, Canada
Level Contributor
23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We played this course on the second day of our three day golf outing in early June. Since the weather had been damp during the previous weeks we used quite a bit of bug repellant because we were in the Northern Michigan woods. However, the mosquitoes didn't deter us from enjoying the scenery, the golf and the friendship. The breakfast... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Lakewood Shores Resort - Blackshire Golf Course also viewed

 

Been to Lakewood Shores Resort - Blackshire Golf Course? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lakewood Shores Resort - Blackshire Golf Course staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?