Gone from this current draft is at least $9.5 million of debt that would have been incurred by constructing a new clubhouse few were clamoring for. (A parking lot renovation of about $4 million is still in play.)
Gone is a proposal for a significant hike in junior fees, which would have hampered city high school golf programs.
A golf course may be said to have to satisfy, amongst other things, three definite requirements. It supplies the opportunity for the pleasure of practicing an athletic art; it entails the necessity of providing a adequate test of skill and lastly, it is a disciplinary scheme by which the virtuous cannot be rewarded without a penalty being inflicted on the sinner. TOM SIMPSON and H.N. WETHERED