Forest Dunes Golf Club


6376 Forest Dunes Dr., Roscommon, MI 48653

resort overview

Nestled on 1,300 acres of heavily wooded land within the Huron National Forest, Forest Dunes has become one of the country’s premier golf experiences. In this pristine setting, Tom Weiskopf designed the resort’s first course, which he describes as “one of his top layouts” featuring rugged native dunes, scruffy sand areas and water features.

Golfers can now experience the next generation of golf course design at Forest Dunes. The Loop, designed by world-renowned course designer Tom Doak, is the first truly 18-hole reversible designed golf course. Imagine walking the course in one direction day one, then playing in the reverse direction the next day experiencing a completely different course. Golf Digest and GOLF Magazine have both named this new innovative course as the Best New Public Course and the Best New U.S. Course You Can Play, respectively.

A throwback to the early years of classic architecture, this minimalist design, featuring firm fescue fairways, rugged bunkers, and fun green complexes, is the perfect complement to the original Weiskopf course, providing 54-holes of “Bucket List Golf.” In addition, the resort destination features the beautiful Adirondack style Clubhouse with Sangomore’s restaurant, Lake AuSable Lodge with 14-rooms, new golf villas, and six cottages.

restaurants

  • Sangomore’s
  • Sangomore’s offers a dining experience for all occasions, celebrating traditional American cuisine with a northern Michigan flair.
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  • Forest Dunes Grille Room
  • A casual setting for breakfast, lunch or dinner, includes a full bar and big screen televisions.

amenities

  • Lodging – 14 rooms plus six cottages
  • Magnificent Adirondack-style Clubhouse
  • Expansive Practice Facility
  • Golf Shop
  • Locker Rooms
  • Exercise Facility
  • Massages by Appointment
  • Guided Fly Fishing Trips on the fabled AuSable River
  • Lakefront Beach Gazebo
  • Durant’s Meeting Room
  • Expansive Patio

awards

  • 2013 GOLF MAGAZINE – 2013 Top 100 US Courses – #72 Forest Dunes; Golf Digest: 2013/14 America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses – #23 Forest Dunes; Golf Digest: 2013/14 America’s Greatest Golf Courses – #113 Forest Dunes; Golf Digest: 2013/14 Best in State (Michigan) – #4 Forest Dunes (No. 2 Public); Golfweek: Best Modern Courses – #91 Forest Dunes; Golfweek: Best Residential Courses (America) – #28 Forest Dunes; Golf Digest: Best Buddies-Trip Destinations – #18 Gaylord (Treetops Masterpiece; Forest Dunes; Black Forest); Matt Ginella’s Golf Channel Morning Drive: Top US Public Golf Courses – #9
  • 2012 GOLF MAGAZINE – Top 100 Courses You Can Play (America) – #33 Forest Dunes; Golf Magazine: Top Courses You Can Play (Michigan) – #2; Golf Digest: Most Fun Courses|Public – #26 Forest Dunes; Golfweek: Best Modern Courses (America) – #87 Forest Dunes; Golfweek: Best Courses You Can Play (Michigan) – #3 Forest Dunes; The Rolex World’s Top 1000 Golf Courses
  • 2011 GOLF DIGEST – 2011/12 America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses – #99 Forest Dunes; Golf Digest: 2011/12 America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses – #20 Forest Dunes; Golf Digest: Best in State (Michigan) – #4 Forest Dunes
  • 2010 GOLFWEEK – Best Residential Courses (America) – #30 Forest Dunes; Golfweek: Best Modern Courses (America) – #90 Forest Dunes; Best Courses you can play (Michigan) – #3 Forest Dunes; Golf Magazine: Top 100 Courses You Can Play (America) – #45 Forest Dunes; 2009 Golf World Magazine: Readers’ Choice Awards (America) – #1 Forest Dunes; Golf Week Magazine: Best Modern Courses in (America) (1960 – Present) – #82 Forest Dunes?Best Courses you can play (Michigan) – #2 Forest Dunes; Best Residential Courses (America) – # 24 Forest Dunes; Golf Digest: 2009/2010 America’s Greatest Public Courses – #18 Forest Dunes; 2009/2010 America’s Greatest Courses Overall (Michigan) – #6 Forest Dunes; 2008/2009 Best Paces to Play – 4 1/2 Stars
  • 2008 GOLF WEEK MAGAZINE – Top Public Access Courses in (Michigan) – # 2 Forest Dunes; Top 100 Modern Courses in (America) 1960 – Present #84 Forest Dunes; Americas Top 100 Residential Golf Courses – # 27 Forest Dunes; Michigan Golf Magazine – Top 100 Golf Courses in (Michigan) – # 2 Forest Dunes
  • 2007 GOLF DIGEST – Best Public Access Golf Course in (Michigan) – # 3 Forest Dunes; Top Rated Golf Course in (Michigan) – # 6 Forest Dunes; Top 100 Public Access Golf Courses in (America) – # 20 Forest Dunes; Great Lakes Golf Magazine: Players Choice Awards (Midwest) – #1 Best Conditioned, # 1 Best Greens
  • 2006 GOLF DIGEST – Best Public Access Golf Course in (Michigan) – # 3 Forest Dunes; Top Rated Golf Courses in (Michigan) – # 6 Forest Dunes; Golf Week Magazine: America’s Top 100 Residential Golf Courses – # 34 Forest Dunes; Top 100 Modern golf courses in (America) (1960 – Present) – #92 Forest Dunes
  • 2005 GOLF WEEK MAGAZINE – America’s Top 40 New Courses – # 16 Forest Dunes; Americas Top 100 Residential Golf Courses – # 50 Forest Dunes
  • 2004 GOLF MAGAZINE – Top Public Access Courses in (Michigan) – # 3 Forest Dunes; Golf Week Magazine – Top 100 Golf Courses in (America) – #94 Forest Dunes
  • 2003 GOLF DIGEST – Best New Upscale Golf Courses in (America) – # 1 Forest Dunes “Half the holes at Forest Dunes are Augusta National style rolling down majestic corridors of red and jack pines, with elaborate bunkering of gleaming white sand. The remaining holes bring to mind Pine Valley, with dark, exposed native sand littered with scruffy underbrush. The mix is artfully blended on both nines.”– Golf Digest Architectural Editor Ron Whitten
  • GOLFWEEK MAGAZINE – Top 100 Modern Golf Courses in (America) (1960 – Present) #94 Forest Dunes
  • 2002 GOLF MAGAZINE – Top 100 Public Courses in the (America) – # 94 Forest Dunes; Golf Week Magazine: Top 10 New Access Golf Courses in (America) – # 4 Forest Dunes; Top Public Access Courses in (Michigan) – # 2 Forest Dunes; Michigan Golf Magazine – Top 100 Golf Courses in (Michigan) – # 2 Forest Dunes