NFL star quarterback's admirable reason for buying an almost 100-year-old golf course – Australian Golf Digest
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Cousins said he and wife Julie wanted to prevent the course, which was constructed in 1926, from being developed in the future.
“Our family recently purchased the Clearbrook Golf Course from our friends and longtime owners, Jim and Candy Jeltema,” Kirk and Julie wrote in a letter to the community. “They have managed the course for many years, making Clearbrook a place of connection and fun for our entire community.
“West Michigan is a special community, and we have enjoyed living in Saugatuck/Douglas since we built our home here in 2018. As Jim reflected on his future, he wanted to keep the golf course in the community. As we discussed the history of the golf club with Jim, we agreed it is a community treasure and should remain a golf course for the next generation.
“Our family would prefer it not become a housing development or summer rental community. We want to invest in this great community, and we see this purchase as an opportunity to do just that, maintaining the life of a golf course that has been in place since 1926.”
Cousins . His Vikings are 7-1 and heading into a big-time game against the Buffalo Bills. Cousins is at the centre of the good vibes, playing some of the best football of his career.
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