Boonville Looks to Quail Crossing Golf Club for City Expansion, Annexation

Cautiously optimistic, how many residents, golfers, and employees say they are feeling right now as the City of Boonville eyes the Quail Crossing Golf Club for expansion.

Take away the qualifier, and you'll find a word that hasn't been used at Quail Crossing Golf Club in Boon Township in years.

“Its had its ups and downs through the different ownership changes and being able to put the financial backing into the course to keep it up to the standards it needs to be,” said club resident, golfer, and employee Dave Monge.

However, one year later and a nearly 40 percent jump in total rounds, the word echoing on the links today, potential.

“It really has the potential to be back to the way it was when it first opened which was busy everyday,” said Laura  Daywalt, General Manager of the golf club.

The feeling of potential, much stronger now as the City of Boonville aims to acquire the course, in negotiations with current parent company Warrior Acquisitions.

A local owner, something many say they would look forward to.

“I think having a local owner would be a huge huge benefit, just having someone who can stop out on the course and look around and see the condition the course is in, and see how hard the staff is working, and how many improvements have been made, which is hard to do from 2,000 miles away,” said Daywalt.

Boonville's Mayor Charlie Wyatt says the city is setting its sights on much more than the golf course, hoping to annex two nearby subdivisions as well, Stonehaven and Quail Crossing.

The Mayor says he also hopes to make the clubhouse a community center.

The possibility of annexation taken well from Monge, who lives on the fourth hole of the golf course.

Monge says annexation would help the subdivisions with ongoing sewer problems, as the City of Boonville would take over for the current developer.

The city park board approved the city's purchase Monday. The Mayor says he hopes to finalize negotiations as soon as next week, where he will provide finished details to the city council.

Mayor Wyatt says the final decision lays with the city council, but thinks the golf club could bring in a lot of revenue to the city and fits in well to the financial plan.

The Mayor says there will be public hearings regarding the annexation to come.

Quail Crossing employees say the have talked to the Mayor, who says he plans on keeping the current staff on as of now.


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