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Lakewood Shores Resort - The Gailes Golf Course

7751 Cedar Lake Rd, Oscoda, MI 48750-9452
+1 800-882-2493
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absolutely a world class course!

Just loved the uniqueness and layout, already booked another trip here. Trust me, this course is a... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2015
John Z
Royal Oak, Michigan
A touch of Scotland in Michigan

The Gailes is a links course full of pot bunkers and heather, a sweeping vista that reminds you of... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2014
Linda R
Stanwood, Michigan
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This course is part of a highly-rated resort complex.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible21%
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7751 Cedar Lake Rd, Oscoda, MI 48750-9452
+1 800-882-2493
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Reviewed 14 April 2015

Just loved the uniqueness and layout, already booked another trip here. Trust me, this course is a world class track, very different than anything you will find in Michigan - never been to Scotland but have been told "this is what it's like" - I've...More

2  Thank John Z
Reviewed 22 August 2014

The Gailes is a links course full of pot bunkers and heather, a sweeping vista that reminds you of the Scottish courses that you see on TV. A good shot can easily turn into disaster with the number of pot bunkers and deep bunkers with...More

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Be sure you take enough balls! We heard this from many players and were glad we listened. The course was in very good shape except several cups were set crooked. Flags would not stay straight. A true links course with lots of heather, grasses and...More

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 10 August 2014

When the starter told us we would probably end the round with more balls than we started with - he was right. This links-style course gobbled up a few of our tee balls but offered us more in return when we looked for them. Obviously...More

Thank zebra357
Reviewed 9 August 2014

I really enjoyed the Gailes golf course, however, not everyone wants to be beaten up by a links style golf experience. The fairways for the most part were wide, except for the short par 4s. Most of the par threes required accuracy or you were...More

1  Thank RICHARD P
Reviewed 5 August 2014

First, I must disclose that I am a decent, but not great golfer. I enjoy being outdoors and golfing with friends. Lakewood Shores Breakdown: The Gailes: Not as challenging as I had heard or expected. Buy the guidebook to avoid hidden obstacles. Heather not as...More

1  Thank deagle10
Reviewed 14 July 2014

2 night stay...on the weekend.....dirty rooms, had to wear shoes or your bare feet would stick to the carpet, and the extra hairs in the shower were a nice treat too. phone was on the floor with no side table....breakfast (horrible buffet) included in the...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Bring your "A" Game. This authentic Scottish links style course is visually stunning. Errant shots are punished with knee high heather, sod stacked bunkers and rolling dunes on every hole.

1  Thank Coho12345
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Went to Oscoda for a wedding. These accommodations were not clean. Bugs and mosquitoes everywhere. Carpet and floors dirty, wouldn't walk on without shoes. Were there 2 nights, after the "cleaning person" cleaned, nothing was cleaned, but beds were made, not that I'd recommend those...More

1  Thank TTB45
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Stayed @ Lakewood Shores in the apartment style condos and played The Gailes and Blackshire. Saw some recent reviews saying the place was no good - au contraire mon ami, the rental rooms/apartments are a bit spartan but fairly clean (a spider or 2 in...More

2  Thank GregfromDTW
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