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Lakewood Shores Resort - Blackshire Golf Course

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Address: 7751 Cedar Lake Road, Oscoda, MI 48750
Phone Number: 800-882-2493, 517-739-2075
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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.

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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
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Saline, Michigan
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Greenbush, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Excellent variety to make you play your best or be in trouble. Lots of sand, fairway oasis and undulating greens

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Great. Exciting course for all abilities. Wooded with wide variety of flora and there is good chance to see lots of deer.

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Michigan
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Hubby and I stayed one night for our anniversary. Check-in is at the golf resort. You will get your room keys and be directed down the road about 1/4 mile. Private entrance, very clean room, inexpensive. Bed was awesome. Nice hot shower. The heating/air conditioning unit is a bit loud when it kicks on, but we slept through it at... More 

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Saline, Michigan
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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 

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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 

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Farmington, Michigan
2 reviews
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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 

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Waterford, Michigan
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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 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
2 reviews
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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 

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Sterling Heights
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8 reviews
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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.

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Thank Tania B
Bay City, Michigan
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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 

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