The Heather

Named 2019 National Course of the Year and 2018 Michigan Golf Course Of The Year

Michigan Golf Course of the Year    The Heather     2019 National Golf Course of the Year

Experience The Heather

Northern Michigan's First Resort Course

  • The Heather
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It's not hype. It's not pretense. It's a fact: The Heather has earned its reputation as one of the finest championship courses in the entire United States. Bearing all the markings of its legendary designer, this Robert Trent Jones, Sr. course has tested the finest names in the game since 1966, playing host to Michigan Amateurs, AJGA Championships, the Michigan State Pro-Am, and The Celebrity Tour. Learn more about The Heather's history here.

The Heather has been named the 2018 Golf Course of the Year by the Michigan Golf Course Association (MGCA). Read more here.

The Heather has also been awarded the 2019 National Golf Course of the Year by the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA). Read more here.

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Scheduled Range Hours

Range open daily from 7am-6pm | Closed for maintenance Monday at 4pm,* Wednesday at 3pm,* Thursday at 4pm*

*Times subject to change based on weather and events.

Yardage Par Rating Slope
Brown 7143 72 75.4 147
Purple 6647 72 72.7 143
Orange 6207 72 70.3 139
Blue 6013 72 69.4/75.4 135/140
Green 5743 72 68.3/73.9 130/137
Silver 4845 72 64.0/68.6 120/123

Course Tour

Course Tour

Hole 1

Par 4 • 383 yards • A great opening hole, your tee shot should not stray too far to the right, which may be a natural reaction. Instead, something to the middle of the fairway will set up a short iron approach to this very undulating green.

Highlands The Heather Course Hole 1 yardage map