Faulkwood Shores Golf Club fire Friday in the kitchen and dining room

TWP of GENOA. – Faulkwood Shores Golf Club, located just north of Chemung Lake, was damaged by fire this morning, according to a fire official at the scene.

Deputies from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office were first called after a burglar alarm at the club, 300 S. Hughes Road, around 3:30 a.m. Deputies saw flames and called the fire department.

Brighton Area Fire Authority fire marshal Rick Boisvert said the fire caused damage to the kitchen and dining room.

He said he did not believe it was a kitchen fire, but the investigation is ongoing.

The Faulkwood Shores golf course is closed until further notice following the fire, according to a Facebook post.

“Attention all golfers,” the post read, “Due to a fire, Faulkwood Shores Golf Course will be closed until further notice. We will provide more details in the coming days. Thank you for your understanding. Have a great holiday weekend.”

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Faulkwood Shores Golf Club opened in 1969 as a 9-hole facility. The back nine was created two years later.

Golf course representatives did not immediately respond to Facebook and phone messages.

Sophia Lada is a journalist at the Livingston Daily. Contact her at [email protected] or 517.377.1065. Follow her on Twitter @sophia_lada.

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