Mt. McSauba Recreation Area

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Ric Evans    July 15 at 3:59pm

Grab a partner & come check out Mt McSauba's 5th Venetian Doubles this Saturday - July 19 - good times & cash added! &


Ric Evans    June 19 at 10:59am

Thanks to everyone who came out for our Mt McSauba 2014 Season opener!! What a blast! Here are the results: Pro's: 1st place - Matt Toy & Ric Evans shot a -22 (Par 200) winning $400, 2nd place - Chris Stone & Charlie Pennington shot a -15 winning $250, and 3rd place - Pat Hood & David Gross shot a -8 winning $150. 4th place - Birdseed & Sammy Two-Toes shot a +3, & 5th place - Forrest Omland & Greg Marcusse shot a +10!! Am's: 1st place - Dan Wolven & Andy F ... more


Sammy "Two Toes" Kantola    June 10 at 12:34pm

Don't forget about McSauba leagues is tonight! 2nd week of the month means random draw doubles! .. unless ya'll is scared..


Ric Evans    June 9 at 11:48am

Mt McSauba's Opening event this Sunday - June 15 - $500-1000 cash-added doubles - Pro & Am divisions - check it out & we'll see you there!


Corey Kieft    May 28 at 4:24pm

What is the course par for the 20 hole layout from the shorts? Is it par 72?

Ric Evans   May 29 at 2:52pm

Just updated the 'Scores' - thanks for the reminder. Pars are 72 from Longs, 65 from Shorts. We hope to have the main sign & scorecards out over the next couple weeks.

Corey Kieft   May 29 at 5:08pm

Sweet, thanks. Just played the course on Memorial Day and I must say your course is too sick.

Ric Evans   July 15 at 4:01pm

Sorry I missed your reply - and thanks! We've worked really hard on it, & she just keeps getting better! Thanks again & come on back!

Ric Evans    May 13 at 12:05pm

Mt McSauba 2014 Summer Leagues are underway - Tuesday Nights all summer - come on out!!


Corey Kieft    May 11 at 1:46pm

Can anyone tell me anything about the layout and about hole "2.5"? Planning a trip to this course soon and any input would be appreciated. Thanks.

Ric Evans   May 11 at 7:28pm

All the baskets are in, but not all the hole signs yet - so go to our clubs FB page to download the map: Have fun!!

Corey Kieft   May 17 at 11:59am

Will the signs be in by Memorial Day weekend?

Ric Evans    May 6 at 1:50pm

Looks like we've got a work-bee tonight for a couple hours - putting in some baskets, raking some fairways & the like - come on out from 4-6/7pm (May 6th, 2014!) - looking pretty good out there...


Ric Evans    March 31, 2014 at 9:52pm

Don't miss it - the 2014 Mt McSauba Season Opener - $1000 cash added Doubles!! Sunday June 15!!

Marc Hamlin - Team Tilley's   March 31, 2014 at 11:33pm


Ric Evans    October 28, 2013 at 9:12pm

Work-bee Tuesday, Oct 29, 1-7pm - couple more tees & baskets going in!! more info here:


Ric Evans    October 16, 2013 at 1:59pm

Permanent signs coming soon, and the pars have been adjusted - par 69 playing 19, par 72 adding the 'warm-up hole' between #2 & #3 (#2.5). Course just got 2 more good sponsors, so we've got funds for a couple stairways & 'bridges' over a couple ravines and swampy areas - cool!

Jason McCary   October 17, 2013 at 9:06am

Hey Ric, give me a time and date for some work bees, I'll round a crew up to help. You guys got a really good thing going over there, love the course so far.

Ric Evans   October 21, 2013 at 10:02am

Thanks a ton Jason - will do - really looking forward to getting that place really dialed for next year! Cheers!

Greg Argyle    August 14, 2013 at 1:33am

Have all the teepads been finished and cemented?

Dave Maddox   August 14, 2013 at 2:27am

as of monday morning, no.....most are finished though. i think the #7 short still needed installed and a few were just sand (for now). but over all its totally playable, as tricky as it is

Dave Maddox   August 14, 2013 at 3:03am

pretty sure the guys put most if their time this werk into the petoskey course. lots of work, but they're both gonna be awesome once finished!

Ric Evans   August 14, 2013 at 7:17am

All the tee that are going to have crete are finished, but there are several (#'s 5L, 5S, 7S, 8L, 9L, 9S, 10L & 12L) that are still sand/dirt. They will eventually be either filled with diamond dust, or decking with carpet, and hopefully a few more will get done by this weekends tournament. But as Dave mentioned, lots of tee work on River Road in Petoskey this & last week.

Ric Evans    August 9, 2013 at 12:36pm

Come play our Friday night doubles - the night before the grand opening!! Just $5!!


Ric Evans    July 14, 2013 at 12:27pm

Course opens this weekend! Come on out for our opening doubles events - see more info here:

Baskets (and lots of other work) are going in all week - let me know if you are around and could help we any course stuff prior to the event - Cheers!


Joshua Siwek    July 13, 2013 at 6:00pm

Are there baskets in here yet?

Ric Evans   July 14, 2013 at 10:34am

Baskets going in all this week for this Saturday's 'soft-opening'!!

Joshua Siwek   July 14, 2013 at 11:10am

awesome! I'm in the area every other month to visit the in-laws, really looking forward to checking this course out.

Ric Evans   July 14, 2013 at 12:22pm

Baskets are going in this week - we've got our 'soft-opening' event this Saturday - July 20!

Paul Bunko    June 17, 2013 at 11:53am

I see there is a grand opeing tournament on Aug 17th, does anyone know if it is open for casual play with baskets yet?

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Paul Bunko   July 30, 2013 at 9:01am

Yeah, I had a great time and will defintately play this course again when I am in town. Great work and with play the course will just get better.

Paul Bunko   July 30, 2013 at 9:01am

Yeah, I had a great time and will defintately play this course again when I am in town. Great work and with play the course will just get better.

Ric Evans   August 14, 2013 at 7:21am

Thanks SO much guys - you certainly know how much goes into a course like that, so we appreciate the kudos, and a bit of patience! Looking forward to playing it more, and working on it less! Thanks again for the feedback!

steve nolff    March 18, 2013 at 1:05pm

Great, thanks for the info Ben. It sounds like I will be up that way a couple times this year. I will check it out.


Ben Tschudy    March 12, 2013 at 10:22am

Hi Steve, although I haven't played it yet, I know that Ric Evans and several others put many hours into reworking and re-opening it last year. It's part of the Northern Waters Series this year. Not sure if baskets are in all year. Hope this helps. Enjoy!


steve nolff    July 19, 2012 at 1:21pm

Is this course open again? I played at a Mt McSauba ski hill some years back. Tough course on a ski hill then. I had heard a local sheriff lived on or within eyesight of the old course and did not like the clientale our game was bringing in. If someone knows about this course, drop some info on us.