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Mystic Creek Golf Club breaks ground on $6 million clubhouse

Club in El Dorado, Ark., expects to complete project by Dec. 31

El Dorado, Ark. (May 12, 2020) – Mystic Creek Golf Club in El Dorado, Arkansas recently broke ground on a $6 million clubhouse construction project. The project, which is expected to be completed by December 31, 2020, will provide a gathering place for golf enthusiasts, a place to recharge after playing the award-winning Mystic Creek Golf Club, and a full-service bar with a dining experience.

Mystic Creek Golf Club clubhouse rendering
The clubhouse rendering at Mystic Creek Golf Club in El Dorado, Ark.

Cleveland, Ohio-based DLR GROUP is the design firm used for the project, while Clark Construction Group of Little Rock is the contractor. Highlights of the new clubhouse include:
● 9,000 square feet of public space
● Well-appointed golf shop with the latest golf equipment and apparel
● Men’s and women’s locker rooms
● A 58-seat full-service bar and pub, and additional al fresco dining with fire pits that will be open to the public
● When the pub opens, lunch will be served daily, with breakfast served on Saturdays and Sundays
● Wednesday night family buffets
● Live music on Friday nights, coupled with a steak night
● Sunday Brunch will be served one Sunday per month

“We are going to finally be bringing this dream we have had since 2013 to life with the addition of the clubhouse,” said Stuart Pierce, general manager, Mystic Creek Golf Club. “We are excited to have one of the best golf courses in the state of Arkansas and will soon have a clubhouse to match it.”

Recognized as the No. 1 “Golf Course You Can Play in Arkansas” by Golfweek in 2019, Mystic Creek Golf Club is an 18-hole, Kenneth Dye, Jr-designed course managed by Troon’s Honours Golf division. Open since May 2013, Mystic Creek Golf Club features cathedral pines similar to Augusta, high-flashing bunkers similar to those designed by A.W Tillinghast and domed greens with runoffs similar to Pinehurst No. 2. Just after opening in 2013, the semi-private course was named one of the “Best New Courses” by Golf Digest. With impeccable course conditions and outstanding service, Mystic Creek Golf Club continues to be recognized as the regions premier course. A new clubhouse will open at Mystic Creek in 2020 adding high-quality food, beverage and function options for a multitude of events to the already remarkable property. The facility proudly hosts the Symetra Tour’s Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout as well as the Men’s Sunbelt Collegiate Championship.

For more information on Mystic Creek Golf Club visit or call (870) 312-0723.

About Honours Golf
Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., Honours Golf was founded on a vision to provide award-winning golf courses with unparalleled course conditions, hire dedicated team members who share a passion for golf, and deliver impeccable personalized service. As a result, Honours Golf has grown to become the Southeast's leading golf course development and management company. In 2014, Honours Golf was acquired by Troon and operates as a subsidiary of the global brand. Honours Golf currently operates 23 award-winning daily fee, resort and private club facilities including the King & Bear at World Golf Village Resort in St. Augustine, Fla.; Reunion Golf & Country Club in Madison, Miss., Craft Farms Golf Resort and Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club in Gulf Shores, Ala. For more information on Troon’s Honours Golf Division, visit

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 440-plus locations around the globe, including managing 485-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 400 food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 43 states and 31 countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Green Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. There are currently 67 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 87 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include The Club at Hammock Beach in Palm Coast, Florida; Pronghorn in Bend, Oregon; Mauna Lani on the Kohala Coast, Hawai‘i; Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico; and Brookwater Golf & Country Club in Brisbane, Queensland Australia. For additional news and information, visit

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