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GOLF PROS

GOLF PROS

From Club Members to Resort guests, from beginners to advanced, our team of golf professionals are happy to accommodate anyone looking to improve their golf game. Players can benefit from a golf lesson at our Golf Academy or private on-course instruction. For more information about a lesson with one of our golf professionals, call the Golf Academy at 231-534-6550 or email [email protected].

MARK HILL, PGA

MARK HILL, PGA

Director of Instruction - Mark, a PGA Professional for over 30 years, has a simple and uncomplicated approach to teaching and likes to include on-course instruction as part of his lessons. During his playing career, he competed in the PGA Tour’s Buick Open.

TYLER JABLONSKI

TYLER JABLONSKI

PGA Head Golf Professional - Tyler graduated from the PGM program at Ferris State University in 2016, and during his time there he interned at some of the top golf courses in the country. Now the head golf professional and golf shop merchandiser, Tyler strives to create new interest in the game of golf and expand the market.

RANDALL ERNST

RANDALL ERNST

Lead Instructor - Randall started his professional golf career in 1980 at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. He has taught throughout Michigan ever since.

STEFAN CARLSMITH

STEFAN CARLSMITH

Managing Senior Instructor Dave Pelz Golf - Stefan was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii and splits his time between La Quinta, CA, and Traverse City, MI. He is the Managing Senior Instructor for Dave Pelz Golf and has been with Pelz for 19 years. 

Book Experiences

Book Experiences

From Kayak, Bike, and Brew and TC Cyclepub to golf clinics and tennis classes, you're sure to find the perfect way to make the most out of your stay. Click below to view the catalog.

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Your Summer Itinerary Awaits

Make the most of your summer in northern Michigan with a variety of activities for both families and adults at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. Click below to make your plans!

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Summer Spa Specials

Summer Spa Specials

Head to Spa Grand Traverse for a rejuvenating lineup of summer services and packages. Available June 1 - August 31, 2024

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Barefoot Podcast

The official lifestyle podcast of Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

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Turtle Creek Casino

Turtle Creek Casino

Just five minutes down the road, Turtle Creek Casino provides a variety of entertainment all night long. Visit the Bellstand for casino shuttle information.

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