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There never seems to be two days that are the same and there sure aren't two winters that are equal. With that being said, this winter has been nothing short of confusing. It has stayed warm and rainy when it should be cold and snowy. But the good news for golfers and the golf courses is that when the weather has warmed up, it has melted all of the snow. Melting all of the snow prevents [...]
Jasa West
Members of the Smiggen family, who joined the Club in 2012, have no shortage of hobbies, including golfing and spending time at Egypt Valley. Born and raised in Owosso, Patrick graduated from Michigan State University and has an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. He is a partner and vice-president of sales and marketing at Hart Enterprises, a contract medical device manufacturer located in [...]
Jasa West
Welcome to another session of Connect with Kyle! Unfortunately, my voice is not reacting well to a small cold at this time, therefore I am sending this update to you in written form. Let me first say Happy New Year! We hope each of you had a wonderful and safe holiday season and we are looking forward to seeing each of you in the coming weeks. Our employees have been diligently preparing for [...]
Jasa West
It has been another amazing golf season at EVCC! The weather throughout the golfing season was very accommodating, for the most part, which allowed for many good days of golf. The membership was full and the courses were in great shape. Hopefully you found time to be with your family and friends playing some incredible golf. With snow on the ground, our staff is now finishing up some outdoor [...]
Jasa West
Landon McIntosh, Assistant Golf Professional at Egypt Valley, has spent almost a decade with the Club, having joined the team in 2013. When he’s away from the links, he enjoys spending time with his wife Jessica, hunting, fishing and indulging in basketball, baseball and football. Landon looks forward to making sure that every member has more fun, with more friends, playing better golf, [...]
Jasa West
Included among the many passionate golfers at Egypt Valley are a variety of talented young women golfers who are excelling in the sport both inside and outside of the Club. Take a moment to get to know a bit more about some of them and their accomplishments at their various high schools and tournaments! For Natalie Kent, golf was something she became interested in thanks to her father, friends [...]
Jasa West
The fall colors this season are the best we’ve seen in the past several years. What a beautiful property that everyone gets to enjoy! We have witnessed it before, but people who are not members actually pull into the front entrance and take pictures of the beautiful colors on Ridge No. 7 (those are maple trees that line the left side of the hole and are beautiful every year). The grounds [...]
Jasa West
Kevin Vulpetti feels right at home on the golf course, though it’s not necessarily always for golfing. As EVCC’s Assistant Superintendent, Vulpetti assists with maintaining care of the courses, equipment and supervision of employees. Take a moment to get to know him a bit better! Share a bit about your Egypt Valley journey and how you ended up in the role you’re in! With [...]
Jasa West
Here we go saying “goodbye” to another wonderful summer, as September 22 welcomes the official beginning of fall. But don't be too sad! The weather forecasters are saying temperatures are projected to be above normal all the way into October—and they are always correct. Reflecting back on the summer and the past few years, I’ve a few thoughts to share about this [...]
Kasie Smith
A long-time Egypt Valley team member, Francois Jayen takes pride in his role as Culinary Team Cook at the Club. If you’ve dined at Egypt Valley and tried the clam chowder or cream of tomato soup, you know just how talented Francois is! Keep reading to learn more about Francois. Please share a bit about your Egypt Valley journey and how you ended up where you are today. I began working [...]
Kasie Smith
Well, we did it. Egypt Valley invested in some more asphalt. More cart paths have been paved and we are also removing some paths and returning them to grass. On the Valley course No. 8, you’ll notice some new sections of path and we are grassing the area that did not get paved on No. 8. If you travel to No. 14 tee box, you’ll see the area back by the tees has been paved up towards [...]
Sophia Schulte
Jillian Farrell, an Assistant Golf Professional at Egypt Valley, came to the Club back in May and assists in day-to-day operations, teaches, coaches the junior golf program and orchestrates the Ladies’ Golf Association. Originally from Scotland, Jillian grew up in the industry and as a junior, had a brilliant career where at one time she was ranked the No. 1 Junior Amateur in Scotland [...].
Sophia Schulte
Wow! Say “Goodbye” to the Fourth of July, “Hello” to August, and almost back to school. We’re starting to feel the onset of college starting back up, as our college-bound students are beginning to talk about dates and times they’re going to be needing off to get ready for the school year. The summer has been great for golf and many activities at the club [...].
Sophia Schulte
Plenty of thought and care goes into helping the grounds crew keep the Club’s courses in pristine condition. In his position as Grounds Equipment Manager at Egypt Valley, Craig Witham enjoys being a part of that process and being able to work with his hands on a daily basis. Take a moment to get to know him better! Please explain what it is you do at the Club. I maintain and repair all [...]
Sophia Schulte
Nick and Krista Good’s golf journey began only recently when their good friends Dan and Becky VanderBaan invited them to experience Egypt Valley as guests during the pandemic. “We fell in love with the ability to be outside in beautiful scenery and enjoy having a competitive sport to play together as a family and with friends,” said Krista. “Although we have a lot [...]
Kasie Smith
The Egypt Valley culinary team values the strong, long-lasting relationships they’ve built with local farmers and producers in the area. For Executive Chef, Ben Stinson, there’s nothing like a great cup of coffee in the morning (and sometimes another in the afternoon). When he stopped into Third Wave Coffee in Belding, Michigan, one afternoon, that’s exactly what he [...]
Sophia Schulte
Congratulations to Egypt Valley members Brian Telzerow, Jack Zubkus, Grant Ofield, and the Forest Hills Northern Boy's Varsity Golf team for a phenomenal finish to the golf season! They recently closed out their season with an impressive finish. The FHN Boy’s Golf team won the Division 1, Region 1, Regional Tournament that propelled them to the State Finals at the Katke [...]
Sophia Schulte
Andi Gardner, Pastry Chef at Egypt Valley, has had a passion and talent for baking and creating delicious desserts ever since childhood. Take a moment to get to know a bit more about Andi! Share a bit about your Egypt Valley journey! How did you end up as part of the team in the role you’re in? I started in the fall of 2020 as the pastry assistant to two different pastry chefs. This [...]
Sophia Schulte
Like many families at Egypt Valley, Tom and Katy Teklinski were drawn to the Club as an escape they could take together. In 2013, the couple moved from Royal Oak to Grand Rapids, along with their three small children: Jillian, Ben and Henry. Shortly after, they became Egypt Valley members. “We joined at a time when we had three young children and both worked long hours,” Katy [...]
Sophia Schulte
The buzz at the club is pin positions on the greens—how do they get selected? How often? By who? And are they always perfectly done? Well, let's start with admitting they’re not always perfectly done, but we sure try to make it right as much as possible. There is always going to be some element of human nature attached to the event. To help make pin positions on the greens [...]
Sophia Schulte

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