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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
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

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