Course Rating
Design Rating:
Condition Rating:
Service Rating:
Facilities Rating:

The Lakes Golf Course

The Lakes Golf Course Logo


1233 E Opal Lake Rd
Gaylord, Michigan 49735
Otsego County
Phone(s): (989) 731-1300
Fax: (989) 731-1308
The Lakes GC


Formerly the "Lakes Golf Course" at Michaywe and Mountain Lakes Golf Club, this is a Jerry Matthews design which was ranked "Third Best New Resort Course" by Golf Digest when it opened in 1988.

Type Public
Holes 18
Year built 1988
Guest Policy Open
Golf Season
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Driving Range Available
Rental Carts Available Yes
Rental Clubs Available Yes
Pro Available Yes
Tee Times Welcomed Yes
Price Range Weekdays $38
Price Range Weekends $38
Credit Cards Accepted


Tee Par Length Slope Rating
Blue 72 6418 yd. 130 70.6
White 72 6120 yd. 123 69.3
Gold 72 5635 yd. 120 68
Red 72 4700 yd. 115 67.6

Reader reviews, ratings and comments

Share your impressions with other golfers and learn from them where to play.

Course Photos

Share your photos of this golf course with other golfers.

Golf map, directions and nearby courses

Driving directions to The Lakes Golf Course

Gaylord Golf Package
Dates: May 1, 2016 - October 31, 2016
Located on the west side of Otsego Lake on one of the most scenic sites in northern Michigan, The Natural is among Gaylord's top golf experiences. Stay 2 nights at Beaver Creek Resort and play 18 Holes each at Elk Ridge, Black Lake, Gaylord Country Club and The Natural w/cart.
Price range: $294 - $345
Gaylord Golf Articles