Grand Haven’s club and course are private!. Memberships are actively marketed and the course is not open for public daily-fee play. The information here is provided to assist our residents and prospective members with information about The Club at Grand Haven.
Q: What types of Memberships are offered?
A: The Club offers two classifications of Membership: Resident and Invitational. Resident Memberships are recallable only with cause. Invitational Memberships may be recalled with or without cause. Only owners and prospective owners of homes at Grand Haven are eligible for Resident Membership.
Q: What categories of membership are offered by the Club?
A: The Club is currently offering these three membership categories with privileges as follows:
Full Golf Memberships
These memberships allow for unlimited golf without greens fees, an unlimited cart plan offering and these other privileges and benefits:
Associate Golf Members are entitled to use all Club Facilities and have these privileges and benefits:
All residents of Grand Haven can be Social Members of the Grand Haven Golf Club through participation in the Food Minimum Program. Social Members enjoy access to the club facilities, golf course, food, beverage, etc. plus these privileges and benefits:
Q: Are the number of memberships in the Club limited?
A: The number of Full Golf memberships is limited to 450.
Q: Do I need to reside in Grand Haven or be a property owner to be a club member?
A: NO. We now offer invitational club memberships.
Q: What are the costs to become a member?
A: Membership requires a one-time payment of an amount called an “Initiation Fee” at initial membership and on-going annual dues. The Initiation Fee must be paid in full upon joining the Club. See current Membership Fees and Dues Schedule.
Q: Can my membership be extended to my family members?
A: YES. With Family Memberships a Member’s immediate family, which includes the Member’s spouse and their unmarried children under the age of 23 who are either living at home or attending school on a full-time basis, may use the Club Facilities. Finally, Members are not subject to either operating deficits or capital assessments for the clubhouse and golf course, which means they do not have to worry about paying for this added expense in the future.
Q: Can classification of membership change?
A: Yes. If a Resident member sells their property at Grand Haven and wishes to remain a member the membership would automatically revert to an Invitational (recallable) status. If an Invitational Member becomes a Grand Haven Resident they must convert to a Resident Member. In either case, Full Golf level is subject to availability. Certain restrictions apply, so please see the Membership Director at the Club.
Q: May members invite guest to the Club?
A: Having your friends enjoy the Club’s facilities with you is a wonderful attribute of Membership. Therefore, Members are encouraged to invite guests to the Club subject to reasonable rules and regulations adopted by the Club.
Q: How do I become a member?
A: Please see the Membership Director for an application. You may choose to be a Social Member or Golf Member.
Other Important Information
Q: Is there a food minimum for members at the Clubhouse?
A: There is a nominal Food Minimum Program. Please see the Membership Director for more information.
Q: Is the clubhouse open to the general public for dining?
A: The clubhouse will only be available to members, their guests and guests of the Club for regular dining. In addition, the clubhouse and course may be used from time to time for special functions, resort activities and other planned use as determined appropriate by the Club.
Q: Are the clubhouse and course open to the general public for special functions?
A: The clubhouse and course may be used from time to time for special functions, resort activities and other planned uses as determined appropriate by the Club.
Q: Can you own your own golf cart?
A: No. The club will control all golf carts to ensure a consistent and uniform presentation commensurate with a quality private club community.
Q: Do you have to use a golf cart or can you walk?
A: Walking is allowed on certain days and times. Please see the golf shop for more information.
Q: What services are available to members?
A: Service is paramount for our members. A staff dedicated to providing a true private club experience waits to serve you at Grand Haven. Club storage and cleaning, professional teaching staff, golf club repair, merchandising and many other services customary of a quality private club are all offered.
Call (386) 445-BEAR (2327), Extension 3208 for more membership and golf club information.
All information and plans provided are preliminary and subject to change without notice. Additional updates on the membership programs may be obtained from the Club Membership Director. For complete details and exact specifications of membership rules and regulations and member benefits and rights, please refer to the membership documents. UPDATED 08/12/2014