you seek a pleasant golf experience, look no further.
Dunmaglas sits in the hills overlooking Lake Charlevoix and Lake
Michigan. Hole by memorable hole wind through 886 acres of meadowland,
trees, hills and valleys. Fairways and greens are meticulously maintained.
Nature abounds. This is Northern Michigan golf at it's world-class
Little Dunmaglas History
first architect spent thousands of years sculpting the perfect canvas
for a timeless game. The glaciers of the last ice age carved rolling
hills and valleys, buffeted dunes and scoured out the jewels that
are now the great lakes.
MacGillivray, inspired by the spirit of the great Scottish links
set out to make a fantastic golf course that he and his friends
could play together. He named it Dunmaglas,for the ancestral home
of the Clan MacGillivray in Scotland. Course designers Larry Mancour
and Dean Refram with input from MacGillivray, took this wondrously
faceted parcel of land and set to the task of uncovering 18 memorable
holes. Their efforts were a great success. The new track, dripping
in Scottish heritage was equally defined by it's Northern Michigan
setting. This new course was something special.
opened in 1992 to rave reviews and quickly earned a reputation as
much for it's difficulty as it's stunning beauty. Many golfers made
the trip to try their luck. After a long day, most made their way
home, egos shaken and scorecard tattered. As is the case with difficult
tracks, golfers found their way back to Dunmaglas less frequently,
and many more were steered away by the formidable reputation.
The course was purchased in 1995 by Mike Pung and the next chapter
of Dunmaglas began. Considerable numbers of trees and brush have
been cleared, opening the fringes of the course. Off-line shots
have a greater chance of being recovered. More than 30 bunkers have
been sodded in and additional sets of tee boxes have been constructed.
These careful refinements have "softened" the course for
casual play while maintaining the shot quality and challenge for
spectacular layout, impeccable conditions and breathtaking views
combine to give you a truly special golf course. Experience Dunmaglas
and enjoy the satisfaction of an unforgettable round on a Northern