Play The Heather

$50 for 18-holes, $30 for 9-holes

Open May 6 - May 10

We are thankful that Michigan is allowing golf courses to reopen and we are pleased to let you know we will be re-opening The Heather at Boyne Highlands on Wednesday, May 6. 

The Heather will be open May 6-10 for tee times 10am - 3pm. The course will close again on Monday, May 11. A full season opening date will be declared at a later time.

There are set protocols to follow in alliance with the Executive Order 2020-42 set forth by our governing agencies that you must follow. We kindly ask that you abide by the following:

Prior To Your Round

  • Tee times must be made online or by phone (details below)
  • The Golf Shop will not be open for in-person payments or merchandise sales
  • Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your tee time and no gathering in groups
  • No more than four players allowed in a group
  • Scorecards are available outside Golf Shop, or we suggest using the BOYNE Golf app, which can be downloaded here.
  • Driving range and practice greens are closed
  • 19th Tee will be open from 11am - 3pm with limited options, no water stations on course
  • Bathrooms open across from Golf Shop only
  • Maintain 6-feet social distancing at all times

On the Course

  • Walking ONLY permitted
  • 10 minute tee time increments in effect
  • No rakes in bunkers, please smooth your ball and foot marks as best you can
  • No ball washers 
  • Cups filled for easy ball retrieval from hole, do not touch flag sticks
  • No water stations available on course
  • Bathrooms will not be open on course, only open across from Golf Shop
  • Maintain 6-feet social distancing at all times

After Your Round

  • Please depart from the facility immediately after your round
  • No social gatherings allowed


To Book Your Tee Time: 

Please book online or if calling follow these instructions, as our reservations team will be out of office on Saturday and Sunday: 

  • Booking a tee time today-Friday at 5pm: Call our reservations team at 866.714.1660.
  • Booking a tee time on Saturday/Sunday: Call The Heather Golf Shop at 231.526.3029

Guest fees are $50 for 18-holes or $30 for 9-holes. You will need to pay over the phone on day of play by calling The Heather Golf Shop at 231.526.3029. When paying for your round, please call at least one hour prior to your tee time. We will not accept payment at the course.

Arriving at the Course:
Please make sure the Golf Professionals are aware of your arrival so they can let you know when to make your way to the first tee. Please follow the signage from there.

Food & Beverage Available at 19th Tee:
There will be a limited selection at the 19th Tee including hot dogs, grab-n-go snacks, candy, and bottled beverages. We will only be able to accept credit card as a form of payment. Hours will be limited.

Curbside Pickup:
If you need golf balls, gloves or an umbrella, please call the Golf Shop at 231.526.3029 to purchase and we will have those items waiting for you outside the shop.

As a Reminder:
The remaining 9 BOYNE Golf courses and range/practice facilities are still closed to all play through May 13. Our tentative opening date for courses remains May 14. Our maintenance teams are working diligently to get the courses ready for your enjoyment and your cooperation of staying off the course while they work is greatly appreciated.

We do hope you take the above protocols with the utmost seriousness as our sport is one of the only activities being allowed for enjoyment during this pandemic. As we share the love of the game, we also need to make sure we are all doing our part in maintaining social distancing and following the set rules before, during and after play.

Lastly, if you are feeling sick, PLEASE stay home until you are feeling better.