Owner of golf course in Trempealeau to retire, course may close

The owner of a golf course in Trempealeau will retire this fall.

Eric Wilber sent a letter to members of the Trempealeau Mountain Golf Club and community members today announcing his retirement and the possible closing of the golf course.

“I have reluctantly made the very difficult decision to retire from the industry. One of our first activities has been to initiate a search for someone to purchase the golf course and care for it as much as we have done in the past. Unfortunately, we have not been successful in procuring a buyer therefore, we will be taking steps to close the golf course and sell off the land, buildings and fixtures. The idea of giving up what has meant so much to this community for so long, is extremely conflicting. This is a very difficult decision for me but one I must make for the sake of my health and well-being, ” Wilber said.

Wilber’s parents, Harold and Linda, built the course 22 years ago.

According to the letter, the last day of operation will be Friday, October 25. Wilber said the course will be refunding any pre-season memberships for 2020 season that have been sold and encourage golfers to come and enjoy the course until the closing date.

Individuals interested in learning more about the sale of the golf course, land, buildings or fixtures may contact Katie Johnson, Broker/Owner Assist2Sell at 608-797-4038.

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