The Tradition at Treetops – Northern Michigan
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Where do we start? Well Rick Smith has done it again with the Tradition course at Treetops. We call it Rick’s winningest design yet.
Why the winningest? It has everything that anyone could ever want in a fabulous golf experience. The Tradition is not a long 18 holes but at a par 70 is plenty challenging. The conditioning of this course meets the exceptional standards set by Rick Smith and his crew for all of the Treetops courses.

Tradition Course
Treetops is also a proud participant of the Michigan Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Program. This program supports the enhancements of wildlife habitat, indigenous plants and trees, and water resources.

The features of the Tradition are proof positive that shorter holes can be a great deal of fun and challenge simply due to how a true master designer thinks through his designs. The Tradition is a wonderful layout for all levels of golf expertise. The greens are second to none.
The Tradition is the newest member to the course family at Treetops. It joins Rick Smith’s other two designs known lovingly as the Rick Smith Signature course and Threetops, a par 3 gem.

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In addition to Rick’s 3 course offerings there are 2 other championship courses. The Tom Fazio Premier course and the Robert Trent Jones Sr. Masterpiece course will also amaze you.

The Tradition has won many awards including a Golf Digest 4-1/2 star rating and Golf Magazine’s Silver Medal Resort list.
Couple all of this with excellent accommodations, exceptional practice and training facilities, outstanding meals and extraordinary service no matter who you are dealing with and you have the recipe for a truly world class golf experience.   



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