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Summer is officially in full swing and there’s a lot to be excited about at Egypt Valley:   Jeff and his staff have the courses playing great! Playing conditions have been simply outstanding when I’ve been out—and I hope you feel the same way. Recent capital improvements over the last few years have really added to the experience at EVCC; the pool remodel, [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
Katie Muscatell, Egypt Valley’s Outdoor Food & Beverage Manager, can be found taking on a number of different responsibilities around the Club, from events at the pool to opening the Club for the day with the crew. And when she’s not at EVCC, she’s likely working on a big project at home! Keep reading to get to know Katie a bit better. Explain a bit about your Egypt Valley [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
Since Tina and Brandon Wong joined Egypt Valley in 2018, the couple and their sons Nolan and Alex have found a bounty of fun and friendship at the Club. From the Fall Festival to the Three-Hole League on Tuesdays, keep reading to learn more about the Wong family and what they love about the Club! Tina—who grew up in Jenison and has a twin sister who also lives in Grand Rapids—has a [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
As Lead Assistant Golf Professional at Egypt Valley, Joe Tierney is involved in all aspects of the golf operation—from helping Mike and Landon with the overall member service experience, to running the in-house Junior League program and the Ladies’ 3-Hole program with Jillian, to aiding Sam with the merchandise layout of the golf shop, to assisting in the running of leagues and [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
The biggest question right now at the Club: When does the driving range open? We are busy finishing up some leveling of areas that settled over the winter and are seeding some bare or thin areas that need more grass. The main reason we’ve been waiting to open is for the turf to get some maturity to it. That being said, the answer is May 17! There’s more work yet to be finished, but [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
Upon joining Egypt Valley 13 years ago as a newly married couple looking to improve their golf games, the Kading family immediately found Egypt Valley to be a welcoming and exciting place, thanks in part to the Club’s engaging membership and two easily accessible courses. Today, you could find the family enjoying the Club’s social and golf events, chatting with new seasonal staff [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
As a couple, Jenna and Alex Myers met in college seven years ago, got married and recently welcomed a daughter into the world, Maisy. They also work alongside each other at Egypt Valley! EVCC members have likely seen Jenna taking care of members on the main floor or working various events around the club as a service professional, with her primary responsibility being to provide a positive [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
Just a mild set back with mother nature—she had to show us again that she’s always in charge, delivering about eight inches of snow to the landscape at EVCC. Boy, I get tired of her always flexing her muscle. But we will deal with it, move on, and know that we’ll be receiving another curve ball at some point. Wind storm, heavy rain, hail, extreme heat … no one ever knows [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
The Wiese family moved to West Michigan in 2013, became members at Egypt Valley in 2019 and have loved enjoying everything the Club has to offer ever since. Originally from Metro Detroit, Anastasia earned her Juris Doctor of Law from Valparaiso University, is a Certified Financial Planner and works as a Senior Financial Advisor and Owner of Grand Wealth Management. Husband Mike, originally [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
We’ve begun tapping our maple trees on property! It feels like we just finished up last year’s harvest; I can’t believe a year has passed since. The older I get, the faster the time seems to go. Going on a sap run is therapeutic. On warmer days, the sap flows nicely. I leave the top button of my coat open, and the sun is warm on my neck. I wonder if this year’s harvest [...]
Kelsey Shoemaker
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

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