Is it Time for Local Golf Courses to Just Dry Up?

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With drought into its third year, California farmers are pulling up orchards and fields are lying fallow. Bu, when President Obama came West to talk about water, he played golf in the desert of Coachella Valley—home to 124 well-watered courses. One environmentalist says some of LA’s municipal courses could qualify as wetlands, and he knows—because he plays. Does a major Southland recreational pastime have a future?

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Banner Image: Golfing at Griffith Park, Los Angeles; Credit: Billy Hathorn



Warren Olney