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.
St. Andrews may be the home of golf, but Carnoustie is the home of Australian and American professional golf. HERBERT WARREN WIND