Sweetgrass & Sage Run: Best Golf Courses in the Upper Peninsula
The Island Resort & Casino is proud to house two of the top golf courses in Upper Michigan: Sweetgrass and Sage Run. Both of our courses are award-winning golf destinations perfect for a weekend getaway or a weeklong vacation.
Check out our media below to learn more about what’s happening on the green at two of the best golf resorts in Michigan. Also, be sure to check out what previous visitors have to say about our courses.
See what the experts are saying about Sweetgrass & Sage Run Golf Courses, two of the best golf courses in Northern Michigan.
Golf Digest – “America’s Best New Courses” of 2009
Golfweek – America’s “Best Courses You Can Play” State-by-State
Golfweek – “Best Casino Courses” of 2009
Golfweek – “Best New Courses” of 2009
Midwest Gaming & Travel – Reader’s Choice “Best Casino Golf Course” in Michigan 2011
Golfweek – “2010 Best Casino Courses”
Golf Magazine – #13 “Best Courses You Can Play” in Michigan 2010
Golfweek – #14 Best Courses You Can Play in Michigan 2011
Golfweek – $20 Best Casino Courses 2015
Golfweek – #11 Best Courses You Can Play, Michigan 2016
Golfweek – #13 Best Courses You Can Play, Michigan 2017
GolfDigest – #7 Most Picturesque Courses for Instagrammers 2018
GolfDigest – The Ulimate Michigan Buddies’ Trip, “The Wilderness Trip” 2018
Golfweek – #19 Top 50 Casino Golf Courses in the U.S. 2018
Sage Run Honors
GolfDigest – #4 America’s Best New Public Courses 2019
Starting in 2019, the Symetra Tour’s Island Resort Championship has been designated as the official United States qualifier for The Evian Championship.
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In 2019, Sage Run Golf Club was named No. 4 in GolfDigest Magazine 2019 ‘Best New Public Course’.
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In its first year of eligibility, Sweetgrass Golf Club, was named No. 20 in Golfweek Magazine’s 2009 ‘Best Courses You Can Play’ state-by-state rankings; besting nearly 700 Michigan facilities.
Sweetgrass, TimberStone and Greywalls Golf Courses were featured in the Fall 2008 Midwest Golfing Magazine.
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