Goose River Golf Club clubhouse

Goose River Golf Club President Ryan Opdahl said Monday that the clubhouse at Hillsboro’s nine-hole course will need to be replaced in 5 to 10 years.

The Goose River Golf Club in Hillsboro could be forced to replace its 57-year-old clubhouse at the entrance to Hillsboro’s nine-hole golf course in the next 5 to 10 years.

Ryan Opdahl, the golf club’s president, told the Hillsboro Economic Development Corp. on Monday that the nearby Goose River has been steadily advancing toward the clubhouse in recent years.

“The river and the banks of the river are inching closer and closer every year,” Opdahl said.

“Some of our club’s older members say they won’t live to see a new clubhouse in their lifetimes. But I am fairly certain it will have to happen in mine.”

Opdahl, who serves on HEDC’s board of directors, told fellow board members Monday that he’d like to see the golf course replace its 30-by-60-foot clubhouse with a bigger facility that could double as a year-round events center capable of hosting 80 to 120 people for meetings or wedding receptions.

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