Top Places to Tee Off in Benzie and Manistee


Find 27 holes defined by tree-lined fairways, vexing undulations and bold water hazards. Located near the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakesshore. 7568 OLE WHITE DRIVE, LAKE ANN, 231.275.5500, MISTWOODGOLF.COM.

Pinecroft Golf Plantation

Golf Digest readers give a 4-star rating to this course that was once a cherry orchard, and then a Christmas tree plantation, before its current incarnation as an 18-hole course with bentgrass greens and bluegrass fairways. Overlooks stunning Crystal Lake. 8260 HENRY RD., BEULAH, 231.882.9100, PINECROFTGOLF.COM.

The Heathlands

Smooth turf and native grasses characterize a course with tree-lined fairways, great for golfers of all skill levels. 6444 FARR RD., ONEKAMA, 231.889.5644, HEATHLANDS.COM.

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Your Guide to Traverse City, Mackinac Island, Petoskey, Charlevoix, Leelanau, Benzie & More

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