The Timbers Fact Sheet
Northern Michigan golf is now within driving distance
FOUR STAR RATING
1997 Rated One of Michigan's best new courses
The Timbers, Frankenmuth's newest golf attraction, is a championship, par 72, daily fee, resort style golf course reflecting the best of Northern Michigan woodlands. The names says it all...a variety of hardwoods, abundant wetlands, mounded open areas, ponds, and native wildlife...this is The Timbers. The tranquility and unique challenge of golfing Michigan's north country are what you'll discover at The Timbers; and all just four miles east of Frankenmuth and nine miles from the Birch Run Outlet Mall.
Local Annual Events in Frankenmuth 1998
- Bavarian Festival June 12 through June 21
- Volkslaufe ("The People's Race")...July 4th
- Summer Music Fest...August 14-22
- Oktoberfest...September 17-20
If you ever wished you could live on the course...Your dream has come true at Timber Pointe Estates
Timber Pointe Estates homes sites include over one hundred eighty acres, heavily wooded with oak, beech, cherry, birch, pine and spruce trees. Twelve of the eighteen holes are carved from the native wooded setting offering panoramic view of the best of timber and wildlife habitat. Custom homes nestled in the splendor of Michigan's' north, but only nine minutes from the Birch Run Outlet Mall and 4 miles from Frankenmuth. Call for more information: (517)652-3216, Z & B Development
9000 Timbers Trail
Tuscola, Ml 48769
Located near Frankenmuth
On Bray Rd. just 4 miles east of M-83
(Main Street in Frankenmuth)
and south of Ormes (Jefferson)
From Detroit: I-75 North. Exit 136 Birch Run/Frankenmuth. Turn right off the ramp and travel east bound on Birch Run Road. 4 miles at the blinking red light turn left on Bray Road. Travel 5 miles north. The Golf Club entrance is on the left.
From Toledo: I-23 North to I-75/23 then follow directions from Detroit.
From Flint: Take local highways to I-75 North then follow directions from Detroit.
From Saginaw and North: Take local highways to I-75 South. Exit 144 Bridgeport/Frankenmuth. Turn left off the ramp and follow Dixie Highway south 2.7 miles. Turn left on Curtis Road and follow through the town of Frankenmuth 4 miles. Turn right at stop sign Bray Road. The Golf Club entrance is on the right.
Local Telephone: 517-871-4884
Toll Free Telephone:: 1-888-617-1479
Golf Course Designer: L.A. Links, Ink
Teaching Pro: Barry Christopher
Director of Golf: Jim Gatza
Par: 72 (18 holes)
Gold ..... 6674
Mornings Walking . . . $24.00
(8am-11am) Riding . . . $36.00
Afternoon Walking . . . $29.00
(11am-5pm) Riding . . . $45.00
Seniors & Juniors Walking . . . $24.65
(after 5pm) Riding . . . $32.00
(before 1pm) Riding . . . $25.00
Day Walking . . . $34.00
(8am-3pm) Riding . . . $50.00
(after 3pm) Riding . . . $35.00
(after 5pm) Riding . . . $25.00
Gentlemen must wear a collared shirt.
Soft spikes are required
Course designed by L. A. Links, Inc.
The "Feel of Playing Up North" Near Michigan's Little Bavaria
The Timbers at a glance
- Bentgrass tees, greens, fairways
- Golf outings for any size group (discounts for 16 or more players)
- Golf leagues for men and women
- Variety of golf memberships
- Discounted greens fees for senior and junior golfers
- Golf lessons by a master teaching professional
- Award winning full line golf shop
- Golfers' grill with large screened in deck
- Banquet facilities
- Golf packages with local hotels
- Beautifully wooded home sites
- United States Golf Association
- Professional Golfers Association of America
- Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
- National Golf Foundation
- Michigan Golf Course Owners Association
- Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program
- Greater Detroit GCSA
- Michigan Turfgrass Foundationn
The Timbers club house
The 6000 square foot club house was designed with a "Bavarian motif". Browse the golf pro shop or relax in the restaurant/bar. Two thousand square feet of decking offers a panoramic view of the 1st, 3rd and 18th holes. The lower level has seating for 150 guests for outings, meetings or seminars; with additional seating on the 30'x58' outdoor patio.
The Timbers practice facility
A Full practice range included spacious bent gross driving areas, laser measured yardage and rubber matted tee stations.
The Timbers is encouraging a limited number of individual family, junior and corporate memberships. New this year is a teachers' membership.
THE TIMBERS IS GOING TO SOFT SPIKES
Please help make a difference in the putting quality of our greens. Wear soft spikes or some approve "greens friendly", spikeless golf shoes.
The Timbers will be joining thousands of other fine golf facilities in requiring a players in 1998 to wear soft spikes. For your convenience, we will have spike changing station in the bag drop area. Please inform your fellow players about wearing soft spikes, so we can all enjoy the best possible putting greens.
Thank You in advance for your cooperation.
Outings, Leagues and Business Meetings
Golf Packages Available
For information on tee times, memberships, leagues or outings at The Timbers call: 1-888-617-1479 or Local 517-871-4884 you can also send us a fax at 517-871-4561