Sleepy Hollow Country Club strives to provide a challenging yet enjoyable golf experience for all levels of golfers. To be a Member of the Club is to be part of an exclusive community, a place to make and sustain longtime enduring friendships. The Club provides its Members & guests with quality facilities and services to enhance the enjoyment of golf, dining and social activities.
Jimmy Johnstone Sr. & Bert Turcotte walked the full 100 acre farm on which Sleepy Hollow now stands and later that year the land is purchased for the purpose of building a golf course.
The course opens for play with Fred Swarbrick as the Head Pro.
The course is named and officially opened for its first full year of golf. The old farmhouse is used as a Change House and Pro Shop.
New Clubhouse is built and opens in September of that year. The original clubhouse was very rustic with solid wood construction, high cathedral ceilings in the dining room and a stone fireplace where the lounge is now located. A 35 acre strip of land is purchased along north side of the club.
Nines are reversed to the layout the club now enjoys.
The Par 3 12th hole is lengthened to the present par 4 and the 13th hole is relocated onto added property.
Swimming Pool and Snack Bar are constructed.
Liquor License is secured.
First formal lease commences at $45,000 per annum over five years. Mike Schurmann becomes Head Pro.
December 16th at 2 a.m. the clubhouse is completely destroyed by fire along with all the club records.
Members and ownership band together to build a new clubhouse at a cost of $320,000. The new clubhouse reopens on November 17th of this year. This year is known as the second “Brown Bag Era” where members brought their own picnic lunches to feast on under the trees and the pond on the 10th hole.
Turf Building is constructed.
Dave Wood becomes Head Pro.
Parking lot is paved.
Development of lots surrounding the course, creating the Estates of Sleepy Hollow residential community.
Bob Kennedy becomes Head Pro.
Hans Marcus purchases Sleepy Hollow Country Club.
Gavin Robertson becomes Head Pro.
Larry MacKenzie becomes Head Pro.
Gary Betts becomes Head Pro.
Construction and remodeling begins on the practice facilities including a new putting green, chipping green and sand trap.
Renovation of the 16th hole.
Renowned local architect, Robert Heaslip is hired to redesign the 1st and 5th holes, as well as a pond expansion and bunker addition on the 11th.
Robert Heaslip is brought in to expand tees and the pond on th 6th hole and helped create the 19th hole.
Internal Clubhouse renovation occurs including the dining room and upstairs washrooms.
Sleepy Celebrates its 50th Anniversary!
Locker room washrooms undego full renovation.
Extensive bunker renovation and restoration of the entire course commences.
Benett Hallas becomes only the 8th Head Professional in the club’s history.
Gordon Chilton is appointed as the Head Professional.
Kurt Paisley is appointed as the Head Professional. Ken Stein becomes Superintendent.
Complete Renovation to the Patio, 1st tee landscaping, expansion of backshop, and exterior painting of the Clubhouse.
Under the leadership of our General Manager & Director of Golf, Kurt Paisely, his team of CPGA Professionals, Golf Superintendent, Executive Chef, and staff are here to exceed the needs and expectations of our members and guests.