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As Egypt Valley’s Horticulturist, Tim Lobbezoo helps keep all the beautiful gardens around the Club looking spectacular and healthy, in addition to happily sharing his extensive gardening knowledge with inquisitive members. Keep reading to learn more about Tim! Please share a bit more about your role at Egypt Valley and what your responsibilities are. My responsibilities basically are to [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
The TenHarmsel family have been members at Egypt Valley for over 15 years and say they’ve made some of their best friends at the Club. Mike and Lynn TenHarmsel and their two sons—16-year-old Liam and 14-year-old Casey—live a mere 4.2 miles from the Club, allowing them to spend as much time as they please enjoying all that Egypt Valley has to offer. Mike, who is retired, grew [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
It has been a fast-moving fall for the team in charge of the golf courses. Getting the golf courses ready for winter and still dealing with some serious golf being played has kept us on our toes. The extra nice weather days in October and November were certainly great for golfing; it also benefited us for growing in the driving range. While working on the driving range project, we encountered [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
As the Buyer and Manager of the Egypt Valley Pro Shop (and golfer herself), Sam Karwowicz knows a thing or two about the gear needed to take to tee off on the courses. From buying inventory for the shop and placing special orders for members to assisting team members with day-to-day tasks, Sam works hard to make it all happen. Take a minute to get to know her better! Please tell us about your [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
Residing a mere three miles from the Club, the Robbins family have been members at Egypt Valley since 2007. From Sunday brunch with family and friends to hitting the golf course, learn more about the family and how they enjoy their time at Egypt Valley. Dr. Steve L. Robbins, who originally grew up in inner city Los Angeles and Washington state, originally studied to be a sportscaster and holds [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
As Pastry Assistant at the Club, Uyen Nguyen has a hand in recipe development, making in-house breads and doughs, creating specials, assisting in creating dishes for wine nights, and being a great assistant to Chef Andi. Take a minute to get to know Uyen better! Please tell us about your background and where your passion for your work comes from. Born in Grand Rapids, I originally received a [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
The Stevens family—husband Jeff, wife Amy, and children Jessica and Nathan—joined Egypt Valley back in 2006. The family, who were all born and raised in the Grand Rapids area, all have different connections and involvement with the Club. Graduates of Forest Hills Northern High School, Jess and Nathan enjoyed the tennis program at Egypt Valley while growing up. All of their practice [...]
Maggie Mutch
Many around the Club will recognize Elijah Wallace and his positive energy and efforts, which members often note reach far above and beyond their expectations. As a dining room server, bartender and beverage driver for the ladies’ league and other events, Elijah enjoys being able to build relationships with members at the Club. Keep reading to get to know Elijah better! Please share a [...]
Maggie Mutch
From hitting the green and spending time at the pool to having a ball at family social events, the Feil family have enjoyed every bit of their time at Egypt Valley since joining the Club about eight years ago. Both small town Michigan natives, Justin and Maggie Feil have called Ada home for the last eight years, where they’re raising their two children, William and Chloe, who are going [...]
Maggie Mutch
As a third-year member of the Rack Room staff at Egypt Valley, you’ll often find Arie Jackman setting up tee times, pulling up carts, picking the range, helping set up for events, and doing anything and everything to ensure members enjoy their Club experience. But in addition to his job responsibilities, Arie shines out on the golf course, having achieved a number of accomplishments and [...]
Jasa West
The driving range renovation is practically underway! The landing area is currently very brown because we killed the grass and turned off the irrigation. Once we start to work the soil, the sod will fall apart much easier with the grass being dead and the soil relatively dry. We’ve also gone in and removed the sprinkler heads, which, along with swing joints, can now be used for irrigation [...]
Jasa West
Pam and Jeff Rush are plenty familiar with Egypt Valley and all it has to offer, having been members now for 30 years. While Pam is originally from Memphis, Tennessee and Jeff from St. Louis, Missouri, the couple and their extended family members call the Grand Rapids area home. These days, the couple are enjoying retirement, with Jeff having recently retired from the financial services [...]
Jasa West
Joe Murdock, who works in outside services and the Rack Room at Egypt Valley, is no stranger to golf. When he’s not working alongside other EVCC staff downstairs to ensure that members’ golf bags and push carts are stored properly and prepared for them upon arrival, he’s often found practicing to enhance his own skills. Take a moment to get to know Joe a bit better! Please [...]
Jasa West
EVCC is proud of the many student golfers we have representing local schools. The schools our members and employees have played on include Forest Hills Eastern, Forest Hills Northern, NorthPointe Christian, Grand Rapids Christian and Grand Rapids Catholic Central. Take a moment to read a bit more about Egypt Valley’s Boys Team golfers and their respective successes at each of their [...]
Jasa West
As Assistant Manager at the EVCC pool, Nate Cheney serves as lifeguard and assists in maintaining a fun and safe environment at the pool. In addition to coaching the 9 & 10 age group for the swim team, Nate also helps keep the pool facilities at the level members expect. Take a moment to get to know Nate a bit better! Share a bit about your EVCC journey and how you made your way to becoming [...]
Jasa West
The Goossens family have called West Michigan and all of its beauty home their entire lives, with wife Raquel and husband Jon having known each other in high school, though they didn’t begin dating until well after college. This past September, the couple celebrated 10 years of marriage. Raquel has a career in Sales & Marketing at Foremost Insurance Company and just celebrated her 16th [...]
Jasa West
As the Head Golf Professional at Egypt Valley, Mike McGonigal uses his in-depth golf knowledge to help members better their skills and further develop their game while enjoying all the amenities the Club has to offer. Take a moment to get to know Mike a bit better, including his interesting golf background! Please share with us a bit about your journey with golf! I started golfing at age six [...]
Jasa West
Happy spring everyone! It’s getting close to “go time” for playing some golf in Michigan. We do need the main player, mother nature, to help give us some warmth for two reasons: One, that you want to play golf. The other reason is because we need the soil to warm up so the turf can start growing. The golf courses came through the winter in excellent shape. No winter trouble [...]
Jasa West
Mark and Carolyn Mossing—who raised their family in Grand Rapids after relocating to the city in 1994 for Mark’s job with Steelcase—have a great deal of history with Egypt Valley. The couple’s two daughters (Lindsey, 40, and Laura, 35) grew up enjoying all the Club has to offer and continue to do so today with the Mossing’s three grandchildren. Shortly after [...]
Jasa West
As PGA Director of Instruction at Egypt Valley, John Seltzer enjoys helping members excel in their own game and improve while enjoying everything the Club has to offer. Take a moment to get to know John a bit better! Please share a bit about your journey with golf! I was introduced to the game at a very early age, as my dad is also a PGA member and golf professional. I played competitive golf [...]
Jasa West

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