Overland Park homeowner sues over plan to build homes on old Deer Creek golf course

An Overland Park homeowner who lives near the former Deer Creek golf course, says the property should remain a golf course and that a plan to build nearly 70 homes on the property violates an "implied restrictive covenant." Image via former Deer Greek Golf Course website.

Following the closure of the Deer Creek Golf Club earlier this year, a resident filed a lawsuit challenging the golf course owner’s plans to redevelop part of the old course at 133rd Street and Metcalf Avenue into a subdivision of single-family homes.

Driving the news: According to Johnson County court records, Overland Park resident Bradley Bergman alleges that an “implied restrictive covenant” requires the site to remain a golf course.