Stoatin Brae, a new golf course with a Scottish influence at a southwestern Michigan resort, was built on a prime piece of property with sustainability and turf maintenance in mind.
The list of nine golf courses in the U.S. that are set to open this year includes Stoatin Brae at Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort in Augusta, Mich., Shepherd’s Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pa., and The Summit Club in Summerlin, Nev.
The family-owned course in Augusta, Mich., hopes to create a year-round attraction with the debut of its new Blue Stem restaurant, pairing fine dining and scenic views from the highest point in Kalamazoo County. Renee Hogge, formerly with Barton Hills CC, will be Blue Stem’s Executive Chef.
Moraine Country Club in Kettering, Ohio has been closed since early July for a renovation, and members should be able to play by June. Stoatin Brae, the sixth course at Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort in Augusta, Mich., is set to be complete by mid-2016, while Keney Park Golf Course’s $5.7 million renovation will be revealed in Hartford, Conn., by May.
The Augusta, Mich., property’s newest golf course, named Stoatin Brae, meaning Grand Hill in Gaelic, is scheduled to open in summer 2016. The property runs along one of the highest elevated ridges in the region, and the golf course will include no water hazards, with wind offering the biggest challenge.
After 14 seasons as Head Golf Professional at Gull Lake Country Club, Mike Sullivan is excited about the future in launching the new Kendall/Sullivan Golf Academy at Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort in Augusta, Mich. The new Kendall/Sullivan Academy will offer a comprehensive instructional program. “Our goal is to become the premier golf […]