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**Island Valley Golf Course Closure Announcement**

After 63 years of proudly serving the golf community, Island Valley Golf Course will be closing its doors. Founded by Joe and Virginia Checho in 1961, it provided one of the few public golf courses available at the time, featuring 9 holes that challenged both beginners and novices alike.

Our tomahawk-themed dining area, which seated 500 guests, was a popular venue for continental meals, weddings, events, and meetings, all set in a charming suburban location. The unique pool, shaped like New York State and highlighting its major cities, was a true centerpiece.

In 1963, Joe and Virginia became part of the elite 3% of millionaires in the United States, a testament to their dedication and success. For the past 18 years, their son Richard Checho has managed the entire operation with the same passion and commitment.

We regret to inform you that the golf course was sold a month ago, and Island Valley Golf Course will be closing permanently. This marks the end of an era. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the golf community for all the wonderful memories we’ve shared. Thank you for your unwavering support over the years.

With much appreciation,
Richard Checho


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