I had a little downtime, and as some of you know from The Ringer thread I have a knack for going down wormholes during my downtime. For whatever reason, today’s edition was to figure out where exactly TBC is proposed to be built and what it’s going to take to acquire the land. With the photos ZB has posted and the general descriptions provided in print it wasn’t very difficult. But I figure many of you would be interested in knowing some details.
First up - general location. See the red mark just east of Morgan below. Per Google, about 55 minutes from the airport.
Next up is a closer look, and more interesting to me, who owns the land in question. ZB has stated they’re working on securing 400 acres. From his pictures it seems much of the course would sit in the areas that have been cultivated in some manner. This land is actually part of a 155-acre piece of property owned by the neighboring Round Valley Golf Course. The entity name is Morgan Valley Partners, L.C. if anyone cares, and the registered agent is a guy that works for a Salt Lake City private equity firm (so not the actual owner).
The rest of the land in question (from which I’d guess they need approximately 300 acres and I highlighted in yellow) is owned by Rees Legacy, LLC, which appears to be a sizable cattle operation.
From what I think I heard from those that attended The Ringer, representatives from one or both of these land ownership groups were in attendance. My guess - and it’s 100% just a guess - is that the only matter to hammer out regarding the piece of land needed from the current owners of the neighboring golf course would be price, and that the cattle ranchers would be a potentially tougher sell.