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Golf Course Overview: Evergreen Resort - Spruce Course


Golf Course Overview: Evergreen Resort - Spruce Course

An Insightful Interview With Elliott Oscar, PGA Director of Golf

By Brian Weis

Golf Course Overview: Evergreen Resort "Spruce"

Insights From An Insider With Phil Himes, Director of Golf

Local and traveling golfers love to research courses before playing them, whether it is to gain some local knowledge or to set an expectation before their upcoming round. Below is an interview with Phil Himes who shares some valuable insight about the property, its most talked about holes and the signature dish/drink to consume at the 19th hole.

How Does Your Course Differ From The Others In The Area?
Where the Up North michigan golf course you look for when you head this way. the course or new links style course, all very unqiue in there own rights. 7 courses within 15 min. of the resort.

What is your course's answer to Amen Corner? (Describe your best/hardest 3 back/back/back holes)
The last four holes, 2 par 5's and a great par 4 16th, and closing par 3 the 18th. These holes will add to your score, if not your not hitting the ball well.

What is your course's claim to fame, or is there a little known fact that golfers should know about the property?
The resort is set up for you to grab your in the morning and use it all day, you do not have to drive your the whole weekend when your here.

Besides golf, what other amenities do you offer if a golfer wants to spend most of the day at your facility?
Indoor Pool and Hot tub, Lighted Tennis courts, Terrace room and Curly's sports bar, for all of your dinning needs, Great shopping downtown Cadillac. Driving range.

Signature sandwich or drink?
Curly's Burger a must have, also the Prime rib. Sunday Brunch is a big year round.

Contact Course
Evergreen Resort "Spruce"
7880 Mackinaw Trail
Cadillac, Mi, 49601

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About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

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