French Lick Resort in French Lick, Indiana always tops our list for a favorite golf getaway that Dad will absolutely love and truly get excited about.  Start by stopping in the IU college town of Bloomington, IN on the way for lunch at Nick’s English Hut – A Bloomington tradition since 1927!  It’s a great half-way stop!  Also, we highly recommend dinner one night at the 1875 Steakhouse at French Lick Resort.   Also, don’t forget about the new Valley Tower restaurant and bar for an excellent casual relaxing dining experience.  Great steaks as well! The new pool is awesome, and you will now have two pools to enjoy in the outside sunbathing area at the French Lick Springs Resort Hotel.   Visit to book your next golf getaway package!

LYNX Golf Club in Otsego, Michigan has become a favorite stop in Michigan for Chicagoland golfers!  With upgrades to the clubhouse and outdoor areas, spectacular events and great customer service – this is a great gift for Dad!  If you haven’t had a chance to play this scenic course that winds through the Kalamazoo River, you are in for a serene experience.    The outdoor patio has fantastic food with breathtaking views of the panoramic forestry, the Kalamazoo River and the beauty of Southwest Michigan golf.   The team at LYNX has now partnered with several of the nearby hotels for “Stay and Play” packages … so you can stay for a couple of days and play LYNX and several other nearby courses!  Call the golf course for more information or visit

Ravines Golf Club in Saugatuck, Michigan is definitely one of our favorite’s hands-down.  An Arnold Palmer Signature Design is waiting to greet you on the first tee.   Tucked away through a quiet, winding tree-lined residential neighborhood, a challenging, beautiful and scenic golf course is waiting for you.  We have organized many couples trips and buddies trips in the past and Ravines is always on the list when we head to Michigan.   Great service, fantastic course conditions and some of the best golf Michigan has to offer make it a great choice for the day or the weekend getaway!   We highly recommend Ravines for your next golf trip! Visit at

Thornapple Pointe’s expansive 18-hole course, located In Grand Rapids, Michigan, features bent grass fairways and impeccably groomed tees and greens. Winding along 7,000 feet of frontage on the breathtaking Thornapple River, your game guides you over gently rolling hills, through hardwood-lined fairways, and near three of the most enchanting, untouched wetlands found in the Midwest.  Also be sure to check out Thornapple Pointe’s LiveGolf Studios PGA golf simulator facility and bar open annually from fall through early spring.  For more information, visit

Heritage Glen Golf Club, designed by architect Jerry Matthews in the mid 1990’s, sits in the heart of Michigan’s wine country in Paw Paw, Michigan. This player friendly course provides you with two different settings to enjoy an 18 hole round of golf. Certain holes weave through thick pine forests while other parts of the course have a Scottish links feel. Playing at 6,630 yards from the back tees Heritage Glen is located 12 miles west of Kalamazoo just north of Interstate 94.  When playing a round at Heritage Glen Golf Club you will encounter a lot of uneven lies. For a right handed player a ball above your feet will tend to go left so be sure to aim right of your target, whereas a ball below your feet will tend to go right so you need to aim a little further left of your target. For more information, visit

HawksHead Links located less than 2 miles from Lake Michigan and resort towns of South Haven and Saugatuck, Michigan provides an exclusive setting to enjoy world-class golf, fine dining, superb accommodations, beautiful weddings and special events. Renowned golf architect Arthur Hills fashioned this 7,003-yard par-72 golf course through SW Allegan County’s sand dunes and woodlands.

Stay And Play Your Way! Book your getaway at one of the two newly constructed 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom cottages with a common kitchen and dining room, nestled on the back nine of HawksHead.  Or stay in the magnificently restored Old English Tudor Mansion, The Inn at HawksHead, and choose one of the 9 elegant and spacious rooms, tastefully decorated with old world touches, equipped with all the modern conveniences.  Book now at