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Discover why our four courses, part of BOYNE Golf's Michigan's Magnificent Ten, are consistently ranked amongst the best courses in the country. Learn why northern Michigan golf has earned a reputation of excellence amongst golfers. At The Highlands, we take great satisfaction in seeing familiar faces as players return, year after year, to enjoy our challenging, award-winning courses. Each course is designed to challenge — and to showcase the breathtaking beauty of our northern Michigan setting.

Join us for a classic golf experience with a round on The Heather course, a Robert Trent Jones design, and the 2019 National Golf Course Owners Course of the Year. Or enjoy the breathtaking views from mountain top vistas along the nine-mile cart path on the Arthur Hills course. Hone your skills on our 32-acre practice facility, complete with TrackMan Range, or take a lesson with one of the many programs offered by the BOYNE Golf Academy. Regardless of which course you play, join us at the end of the round at the Country Club of Boyne. You'll enjoy elegant dining, ambiance, and the camaraderie of those who've shared your experience.

A Game to Remember

With play extending up and around the mountain on the Donald Ross Memorial and Arthur Hills, around wetlands and through forested fairways, our doglegs, bunkers, and water elements make each round unique - and uniquely rewarding.

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Four Courses at The Highlands

The Highlands

The Highlands

Arthur Hills

The Arthur Hills course bears all the markings of the master designer. This deceptively challenging course provides sufficient variety and complexity to test even the most experienced golfer.

The Highlands

The Highlands

Donald Ross Memorial

The Donald Ross Memorial is, in essence, a "greatest hits" compilation, selecting from some of the designer's best-known holes from the most renowned courses in his portfolio to create an unforgettable golf course.

The Highlands

The Highlands

The Heather

Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. in 1966, The Heather was the first BOYNE golf course and its challenge is absolutely timeless. The course is widely considered to be one of the finest championship courses in the nation.

The Highlands

The Highlands

The Moor

The Moor course at The Highlands serves as a favorite for those looking for a true test of game, and is regarded by many as the most challenging among BOYNE's ten golf courses.

Additional BOYNE Golf Courses to Play

Bay Harbor Golf Club

Bay Harbor Golf Club

Links/Quarry

Closely following the shoreline, The Links is meant to evoke the feeling of a Scottish style course and highlight the magnificence of Lake Michigan. While the ruggedness of an existing quarry was preserved to give The Quarry a rough, industrial edge designed to finish in a dramatic style.

Bay Harbor Golf Club

Bay Harbor Golf Club

Preserve/Links

The Preserve showcases northern Michigan at its finest. Designed to allow golfers to experience the thrill of nature. Golfers will then closely follow the shoreline on The Links, which is meant to evoke the feeling of a Scottish style course and highlight the magnificence of Lake Michigan.

Bay Harbor Golf Club

Bay Harbor Golf Club

Quarry/Preserve

The ruggedness of an existing quarry was preserved to give the Quarry a rough, industrial edge designed to finish in a dramatic style. On the back nine, The Preserve showcases the thrill of nature, as if you were golfing through an actual nature preserve.

Crooked Tree Golf Club

Crooked Tree Golf Club

Arthur Hills and his team of golf course architects recently completed a range of developments to Crooked Tree Golf Club's finishing holes, enhancing the charm and playability of an already amazing course.

Boyne Mountain

Boyne Mountain

The Alpine

With its spectacular mountainside setting and panoramic views toward Deer Lake, The Alpine's setting is every bit as breathtaking as its legendary design.

Boyne Mountain

Boyne Mountain

The Monument

Designed with nods to the distinct design philosophies of a "who's who" list of legendary golf course architects, The Monument course never stops surprising players of all levels.

Recent Highlands Accolades

National Golf Course Owners Association

  • 2019 National Course of the Year | The Heather

Michigan Golf Course Owners Association

  • 2018 Golf Course of the Year | The Heather

Golf Digest

  • #92 America's Top 100 Greatest Public Courses, 2019-2021 | The Heather
  • Best In State, 2013-2021 | The Heather
  • America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses | The Heather
  • Top 50 Courses for Women | The Heather


GOLF Magazine | GOLF.com

  • One of America's Best Golf Resorts
  • #1 - Top Ten Favorite U.S. Golf Resorts for Value, 2015-2017
  • #2 - Top Ten Favorite Golf Resorts, 2015-2017
  • #2 - Top Ten Favorite U.S. Golf Resorts for Buddy Trips, 2015-2017

GolfWeek

  • #153 - Top 200 Resort Courses You Can Play, 2022 | Arthur Hills
  • Best Resort Courses, 2017, 2019 | Arthur Hills
  • America's Best Courses | The Heather

GOLFPASS.com

  • Top 25 Golf & Ski Resort in America, 2021
  • #7 Golfer's Choice Top 25 for Michigan, 2022 | The Heather

Travel Awaits

  • #10 Best Public Golf Courses in Michigan | The Heather


Golf for Women

  • Top 50 Courses for Women | The Heather