The fantastic 18th at Arcadia offers an uphill trek to the clubhouse, but a great second shot draws cheers from the gallery. Photo by Nile Young, Jr. www.nileyoung.com.
The fantastic 18th at Arcadia offers an uphill trek to the clubhouse, but a great second shot draws cheers from the gallery. Photo by Nile Young, Jr. www.nileyoung.com.
The sensational Forest Dunes Golf Club in Roscommon.

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The sensational Forest Dunes Golf Club in Roscommon.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was named "America's Most Beautiful Place," by Good Morning America. Clearly, it's well-deserved. Photo by Don Shell.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was named "America's Most Beautiful Place," by Good Morning America. Clearly, it's well-deserved. Photo by Don Shell.
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Simply Awesome Arcadia

The fantastic 18th at Arcadia offers an uphill trek to the clubhouse, but a great second shot draws cheers from the gallery. Photo by Nile Young, Jr. www.nileyoung.com.

Seeing is believing on the Midwest’s Most Beautiful Course By Don Shell ARCADIA, Mich. — I’ll admit, I was a skeptic. C’mon, it can’t be that nice, can it? It can’t …

The Dynamic Duo

The sensational Forest Dunes Golf Club in Roscommon.

Tom Doak Coming Home to Michigan to Build an Innovative New Course at Forest Dunes From press reports Roscommon, MI – After two decades spanning the globe from New Zealand …

The Sleeping Bear Awakens

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was named "America's Most Beautiful Place," by Good Morning America. Clearly, it's well-deserved. Photo by Don Shell.

Northern Michigan’s Manitou Passage Golf Club Revives a Course Fit For a King By Don Shell CEDAR, Mich. — Aquamarine blue water, towering emerald forests, and mountainous, windswept dunes of …

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Wisconsin’s Family-Friendly Vacation Haven Has Great Golf & Big-Time, Big-Kid Thrills, Too By Don Shell LAKE DELTON, WIS. — Ahhhhhhhhh. That’s the only thought in my head as I’m sitting in …

Livin’ the Dream

The Orlando area has long been a great golfer's getaway — but it's a great second-home market now, too. Photo courtesy Reiki Realty.

More Midwestern golfers than ever are flocking to Florida to buy winter getaways: An expert offers advice By Don Shell With the worst weather in recent memory in the Midwest, …

2014 Midwest Golf Show Preview

The West Michigan Golf Show returns to DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. 14-16, 2014.

The West Michigan Golf Show returns to DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. 14-16, 2014. Here’s the rundown on all the great golf shows near you By Don Shell …

Lights, Camera, Awesome!

Overview of the show floor during the 61st PGA Merchandise Show, held at the Orange County Covention Center, on January 22, 2014 in Orlando, FL. (Photo by Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America)

2014 PGA Merchandise Show had all the goods to be great By Don Shell ORLANDO — We were starving. Hey, you walk eight carpeted miles up and down the aisles …

The Siren’s Song

The awesome 18th of Streamsong's Red Course. Photo by Nile Young, Jr. www.nileyoung.com.

New Streamsong Resort an Oasis in Florida Farmland By Don Shell STREAMSONG, Fla. — They just don’t build places like this anymore. This is the new Streamsong Resort, a bold, …

DEAL OF THE MONTH: March

Golf Galaxy is one of the game's greatest superstores, with locations throughout the Midwest. Photo courtesy Golf Galaxy.

Golf Galaxy + Nike = Out-of-this-World Offer By Don Shell You’ve seen the commercials. Average Joes and Janes hitting the new Nike VR_S Covert driver, followed by yells of “Sorry!” …

Man With a Mission

An exciting new dawn breaks for Lochenheath Golf Club, after a decade of disappointing results. For the first time, the public gets a chance to play the course that was ranked in the top 10 best new when it opened in 2001. Photo courtesy Lochenheath.

New GM Kevin O’Brien Leading LochenHeath Back to Its Future — as a Private Club By Don Shell Kevin O’Brien didn’t even have business cards yet, but the new General Manager …