IRON RIVER—The 3,300-acre slice of Upper Peninsula beauty nestled in south central Iron County has been known for more than 40 years chiefly as a golfing destination. Which is ironic when the history of what became known as the George Young Recreational Complex and is now known as Young’s is considered.
For when founders George and Margaret Young developed the documents that established the trust that governs the complex, the word “golf” is mentioned just once.
“Golf was the first major step,” local trustee Rick Kent explained. “But it wasn’t followed up with the second and third steps. And so what we’re trying to do is put those second, third, fourth, fifth steps in place so that the total mission is realized.”
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