Muskegon Country Club sold to regional golf club collective

Posted on April 14th, 2021

MUSKEGON, MI – The historic Muskegon Country Club is set to be acquired and operated by a West Michigan ownership group of golf clubs and restaurants.

The RedWater Collection, formerly known as Watermark Properties, signed a purchase agreement to buy 113-year-old country club, according to a Monday, April 12 news release.

The Muskegon Country Club, 2801 Lakeshore Drive, features an 18-hole course on 130 acres of dunes between Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake.

The sale includes a restaurant on site that shuttered last year due to COVID-19. RedWater plans to rebrand the SE4SONS Gastropub and open to members and the public in the summer of 2021.
Existing Muskegon Country Club staff will be rehired, RedWater said in a news release.
The club operated as non-profit owned by its membership before being sold to a group of investors in 2014. A statement from Steve Olsen and Trip Johnson, two members of the former owners MCC Partners, LLC, said they are confident RedWater will take the club to “a whole new level.”
With the addition of the Muskegon Country Club, RedWater now owns five private and three public golf clubs across the region.
Others include StoneWater Country Club, Sunnybrook Country Club, Thousand Oaks Golf Club and Watermark Country Club. Macatawa Golf Club, Ravines Golf Club and The Golf Club at Thornapple Pointe.
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