Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout and 15-time main champion Tiger Woods are teaming as much as construct a brand new personal golf membership in southern New Jersey, the pair introduced Monday.
Trout Nationwide-The Reserve will characteristic an 18-hole course that shall be designed by Woods and his agency, TGR Design. The membership shall be inbuilt Trout’s birthplace of Vineland, New Jersey, which is about 40 miles south of Philadelphia. Building is scheduled to start this 12 months. They hope the membership shall be open to members in 2025.
The membership can even embody a observe vary, short-game space, clubhouse, lodging and wedding ceremony chapel, in response to a information launch.
Trout grew up in Millville, New Jersey, about 7 miles from the situation of the course. He and his spouse, Jessica, nonetheless reside within the space, as do his dad and mom, siblings and in-laws.
“I might put down roots anyplace within the nation, however Jessica and I make south Jersey our low season dwelling and all the time cherish the time we get to spend there,” Trout stated in a information launch. “I really like south Jersey and I really like golf, so creating Trout Nationwide-The Reserve is a dream come true. After which so as to add to that we’ll have a golf course designed by Tiger? It is simply unbelievable to assume that this venture has grown to the place we’ll be working with somebody many contemplate the best and most influential golfer of all time.”
Native businesspeople John and Lorie Ruga are additionally companions within the venture.
“I’ve all the time loved watching Mike on the diamond so when the chance arose to work with him on Trout Nationwide-The Reserve, I could not cross it up,” Woods stated in an announcement. “It is an awesome website for golf and our crew’s wanting ahead to making a particular course for Mike, Jessica, John and Lorie.”
The golf course shall be constructed on the situation of a former silica sand mine, in response to the discharge.
Trout is not the primary celeb to personal his personal golf course. NBA legend Michael Jordan owns The Grove XXIII in Hobe Sound, Florida; actor/director Clint Eastwood constructed and owns Tehama Golf Membership in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California; and nation music legend George Strait beforehand had a stake in Tapatio Springs Golf Resort in Boerne, Texas. Pop star Justin Timberlake additionally owned and bought Mirimichi in Millington, Tennessee, a course he performed as a baby.