Majestic white columns would surround the porch and golfers would be guided home by a grand clocktower.
The Merkel’s refer to all their employees as ‘family.’ “They’re a great group of people to work with from the grounds crew to the wait staff to the guys in the pro shop,” said Tom Merkel.
Items that are still a work in progress include landscaping, an outdoor pavilion patio area and finishing the driveway.
Also new and in place, is the updated design for signage along Highway 33.
The new sign features the clocktower pinned at 5 p.m. “It’s part of our new theme for the clubhouse,” said Lee Merkel. “It’s 5 o’clock somewhere; Let’s get together and relax.”
“I want to also thank our members and most definitely thank all the community for their support through all this,” said Tom Merkel. “The excitement is building for our grand opening; we can’t wait to for everybody to come and see the beautiful area we have for them.”
“We also really want to thank our dedicated staff,” said Tom Merkel. “They’ve all worked really hard and dealt with a lot of change. But they’re all very professional and one of the reasons we’ve been able to pull this all together within a year.”
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