Michigan’s Stoatin Brae named National Public Course of theYear

Sloatin Brae was voted the 2020 National Golf Course of the Year.

The Stoatin Brae Golf Course at Gull Lake View Golf and Resort in Augusta, Mich., has been named the “Public Golf Course of the Year” by the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA).

The declaration was made as of late during the NGCOA’s Golf Business Conference 2021, held for all intents and purposes close by the yearly PGA Merchandise Show January 25-27.

Referred to formally as the Jemsek National Golf Course of the Year Award, the honor perceives individuals exhibiting four measures: excellent nature of the course, uncommon nature of possession and the executives, remarkable commitment to its local area, and huge commitment to the game. The Course of the Year Award victors come from the NGCOA’s center participation, which make an exceptional commitment to the sport of golf in their business sectors and are model tasks to their friends.

This acknowledgement is a demonstration of the Scott family and Darl Scott’s vision that proceeds with Statin Brae.

Bill Johnson, VP of Gull Lake View

Stoatin Brae is the fifth Michigan fairway to get the public acknowledgment. The course was perceived for its few zones of local area sway like the course’s work with the Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Special Olympics, ladies’ and junior golf programs remembering Youth for Course, just as the Audubon Society.

“This is genuinely an honor to be perceived by the NGCOA and close by so many top green offices the nation over,” said Bill Johnson, Vice President of Gull Lake View. “Gull Lake View has been essential for the texture of the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek people group for sixty years affecting region golf players. This acknowledgment is a demonstration of the Scott family and Darl Scott’s vision that proceeds with today with Stoatin Brae.”

Going on its fourth era with the Scott Family in charge, and as one of the biggest family-claimed golf resorts in the U.S. with six title courses, basic yet-enchanting housing, and different feasting choices, Gull Lake View is a fun and remunerating experience for regular golf players. This is a definitive golf objective where common mates can have a comparative sort of involvement and fellowship as golf players have at the broadly acclaimed very good quality objections, without burning up all available resources. Gull lake View is likewise a top pick among families, ladies, and children searching for a great golf objective with assortment.

In 1963, Darl Scott, a business person on the most fundamental level and fairway administrator at close by Gull Lake Country Club, chosen to assemble and open his own public green. Supposedly, Darl and his better half Letha buckled down, first structure the West and afterward alongside his child Charlie, fabricated the East course. Charlie likewise worked with his father planning and building the Stonehedge North and South courses. In 1988, the family obtained its fifth course, Bedford Valley close to Battle Creek, a well-known William Mitchell parkland plan that has facilitated various Michigan Opens.

Stoatin Brae, which implies Grand Hill in Scottish Gaelic, was a takeoff from the typical example of development at the retreat. The course is just the second course of the six that was not planned and worked by the skilled Scott family with scene design foundations. The choice by the family was to work together with Renaissance Golf Design and its A-Team of senior partners, Brian Schneider, Eric Iverson, Don Placek and Brian Slawnik. The exceptionally acclaimed course, a heavenly plan arranged on a beautiful feign disregarding the Kalamazoo River Valley, weds a moderate exemplary connections style with compositional components from golf’s brilliant plan period of the 1920s and 1930s to make a shocking and significant golf insight.

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