Kingston’s White Horse Golf Club opens new clubhouse

Updated: April 2, 2013

White Horse golf course, located in Kingston, has opened an expansive state of the art clubhouse. Built by the Suquamish Tribe as an investment in the local community, this multipurpose facility features a full service restaurant, meeting space and indoor/outdoor wedding venues. The clubhouse will also create a number of new local jobs.

“Our new clubhouse is a place that will bring the community together,” says General Manager David Raper. “Golf is the focal point, but the new venue will be a place where organizations can hold meetings and charitable events, businesses can hold retreats, families and friends can gather for social events, and locals can enjoy a glass of wine with a delicious meal in a relaxing and friendly environment.”

Overlooking the 18th hole, the 22,000 square foot clubhouse was designed by DH Briant Associates of Bainbridge Island and constructed by Korsmo Construction of Tacoma.

Golfers and the public can enjoy breakfast and lunch daily with unique menu items created by renowned Executive Chef Thomas Kollasch. The focus will be on fresh, healthy Pacific Northwest cuisine complemented by an array of wine and beverage options. Before or after a round of golf, stroll through the golf shop on your way to the outdoor patio and relax with a beverage from the full service bar next to one of three fire pits.

Meeting rooms can accommodate groups from five to 250 people. Available amenities include audio visual carts, wireless microphones and sound systems. The indoor banquet room can accommodate weddings and receptions for up to 250 people. Brides can also choose an outdoor ceremony in a peaceful natural setting. Packages, ranging from $35 to $95 per person, may include a plated or buffet style meal.

New job creation, the clubhouse brings 22 new jobs to the local community. Five positions are full-time managerial and 17 positions are part-time/seasonal, including cooks, servers, bartenders, and banquet and maintenance staff. A job fair held in January attracted more than 200 local applicants. Additional positions may become available throughout the year.