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Address: 696 M-32 East Main Street, Gaylord, MI 49734
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A golf & ski resort located in Northern Michigan in operation since...

A golf & ski resort located in Northern Michigan in operation since 1939. Award winning golf & dining and the best skiing and snowboarding anywhere!! Come check out our beautiful slopes and 36 holes of Championship Golf!

Founded in 1939, Otsego Club & Resort has been a prominent fixture in northern Michigan and is the oldest continuously operating private ski club in America. The resort features meticulously groomed, family friendly ski hills, 36-holes of championship golf lead by the Tribute course, which meanders in and around the Sturgeon River Valley, and the parkland style Classic course. In addition, the resort offers a variety of lodging rooms, suites, and condominiums. There are more than 24,000 square feet of meeting space, romantic wedding spaces and the award-winning Duck Blind Grille, a multi-year winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.

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The Tribute

excellent and demanding golf course that was in pristine condition during our stay June 11. What great views for miles and challenging tees for every level of golfer from the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 June 2014
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Washington, Michigan
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

Played there on June 25, 2014. Tee times for our group of 13 started at 9:40am. Starter never warned us about the group of 40 people that preceded us on the course. The round took more than 6 hours. Course layout is challeging, but course condition was poor, especially in the traps and some tee boxes. Besides the brutal pace... More 

3 Thank Mark J
Mark H, Head Golf Pro/Asst. GM at Otsego Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our golf course The Tribute. We sincerely appreciate all comments regarding our property which will result in efforts to make things better for our guests. Unfortunately a few days prior to your arrival, mother nature left us with 3.5 inches of rain which caused a few bunkers to be deemed unplayable. The Tribute golf... More 

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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

excellent and demanding golf course that was in pristine condition during our stay June 11. What great views for miles and challenging tees for every level of golfer from the very best to beginners. I was truly impressed and the value was excellent.

2 Thank GRMX
Mark H, Manager at Otsego Club, responded to this review

Good Morning and thank you very much for your comments regarding our property and The Tribute course. We are very proud of the Tribute and are continually making progress to upgrade our guests experiences. Thanks again and we look forward to your return visit. More 

Lakeville, Michigan
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140 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

Golfed the Tribute on a beautiful fall day. We found a good price and golfed mid-week. I think that is the best time anyway as there are not as many folks out. Beautiful scenery, fairways kept up nicely even though it is toward the end of the golf season. This course is long and wide for the most part. Lots... More 

2 Thank gravesky
Sarnia, Ontario
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

Our round took 6 hours which is brutal. We played The Tribute and it is very fair off the tees and has great views. The round was ruined because it took so long to play and we constantly had the group playing after us waiting on our tee and watching our tee-offs which we did not like (though no fault... More 

3 Thank slot14
Windsor, Canada
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40 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2013

The Tribute course must be experienced...great design, very well manicured...your cart takes you up side of mountain to 1st tee..NO 2 holes look alike, very playable..staff very humble and helful

4 Thank TobyRudy
Gaylord, Michigan
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58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013

This course offers it all. The Clasic is a great place for the average golfer, some challenging holes but wide fairways and easy to spot pins. Little restaurants OK, sometimes crowded and a touch pricey. Mark Hogan is an excellent instructor and the Tribute is a challenging and beautiful course.

6 Thank Timothy M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2013

What an amazing experience we had on the slopes. Stayed in hilltop and ate at the new Stubli restaurant. What a great concept.... Everything was top notch. Truly outstanding wine list and the river cabin and logmark are not to be missed. So cozy with all the fireplaces everywhere. We had a special dinner on new years eve at the... More 

4 Thank skisinternationally
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

Private ski resort with some days open to the public, check. Great food. Good rooms and wonderful golf open to all in the summer. Restaurants are open to all year round.

4 Thank BonefishMon
Gaylord, Michigan
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

Beautiful report with great golf and ski. Nice bars and restaurants with wonderful views. River cabin and gem with old WWII bus to take you there on special occasions.

4 Thank tseidell
Savannah, Georgia
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71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2012

We eat here often and have found the service fast and friendly and the food excellent. A great value!


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