TITLE

Have golf's glory days gone by?

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Tony
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;8/21/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 15, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the exception of golf courses in community developments in southwestern Arizona. Developer Alex Argueta has declined to construct a golf course in its master-planned community and set aside 70% of it as open desert instead. Aside that its costly and unprofitable, he asserted that homebuyers prefer open spaces of backyards. It is indicated that golf game is under critical economic pressure due to changes in leisure habits of Americans. In fact, there are only 4 projects out of 30 plan golf courses in counties surrounding Tucson.
ACCESSION #
22077404

 

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