Playing & Staying in Mt. Pleasant

Blog Post By: Jon Conklin, Director of Operations and Head Golf Pro

When it comes to golf courses in this great state, we are truly spoiled. From the beauty of the Great Lakes, to our State's many water features, to the wide-variety of terrain seen throughout the state, we are able to experience a variety of golf courses with just a short drive. 

What many may not know is that the state of Michigan is ranked 3rd in the country in terms of the amount of golf courses the state is home to. This is very surprising seeing as we only have 6 months of golf weather, compared to Florida and California, which rank 1st and 2nd, respectfully. Michigan is also different because of the amount of public/resort golf courses compared to private. Yes, we still have our fair share of private golf courses in Michigan, but not to the numbers that the other two states have. This is great news though, because that leads to more options for all golfers in our great state! 

This leads me to the Mt. Pleasant area -- home of Bucks Run Golf Club. I want to chat with you today about what makes this area so great and why you should plan your next golf trip to this region. 


Mt. Pleasant is located in the center of the state, which results in a convenient drive for all members of your group. Have a few people in the Ann Arbor area and a few in Kalamazoo? No problem! This is because no one is going out of their way to visit the area, due to its centralized location. Even if it is merely for a day trip, you can make your way up north by using US-127, which conveniently runs into I-75.


Did you know Bucks Run offers play and stay golf packages direct from our facility? We happily partner with 10 of the area's finest golf courses, along with 6 lodging providers, which gives you the opportunity to easily plan the ultimate golf trip. Along with the facility variety, you can feel good in knowing that you're spending your hard earned money at all independently-owned and operated facilities; therefore, spreading the wealth through the community. When you visit a large resort, all of your funds are spent on-site with them. And we're all about supporting local! 


With the fore mentioned variety in mind, this leads us into flexibility in price options. Each course and lodging provider in our play and stay packages provide their own price point. This means no more "2 rounds and 2 nights is 'xyz' amount of money, and that is all we can do."  Everything we offer is ala cart. Therefore, if you mention that a price point looks $30 too high per person, we can easily switch golf courses and/or lodging facilities to bring that price point down.

Amenities/Community Offerings:

Each golf course and lodging provider is going to offer different amenities. To mention a few, Bucks Run has a wonderful restaurant called the Quarry Grill. We also home to one of only three natural grass putting islands in the state of Michigan, to complement our championship golf course.

Bucks Run Golf Club Putting Island Course

Our community offerings are also a reason people visit the Mt. Pleasant area. Mt. Pleasant is not only the home of Central Michigan University, but also the Soaring Eagle Casino, two breweries, and multiple destinations for dinner and night life.  

Ready to Learn More?:

If you're interested in learning more about our play and stay golf packages, we invite you to visit our website by clicking here. There, you can learn details about all our course and lodging offerings, along with submit a request for a FREE quote. Or, if email or phone calls are more your style, please feel free to email me at, or you can call the golf shop at (989) 773-6830. 

We look forward to seeing you on the course! We open Wednesday, April 11th!

Posted by admin at Apr 06, 2018 Category: Other
Tags: Bucks Run Golf Club, Mt. Pleasant, MI, Golf Packages, Stay and Play,