THE CHIEF GOLF COURSE is among the most beautiful golf courses located in northern Michigan. Northern Michigan is home to perhaps the best golf courses in the country and The Chief Golf Course is among the best in the area. The Chief is an 18 hole championship level golf course that winds its way through wooded hills and is simply beautiful. The course features 6,600 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 72.6 with a slope of 145.