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ANOTHER ANTI-GOLF LAWSUIT DISMISSED - SHARP PARK GOLF/HABITAT RECOVERY PROJECT BEGINS

On May 28, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Garrett Wong dismissed the lawsuit Wild Equity Institute, et al vs. City and County of San Francisco, finding that San Francisco’s environmental review has been adequate. Work began here this week at the historic Sharp Park Golf Course on the first stage of a combined habitat recovery and golf renovation project intended to safeguard endangered frogs and snakes, while renovating the landmark Alister MacKenzie-designed public links.

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Photo: Golfers and Visitacion Valley Community to Benefit from New Job-Training Academy at Gleneagles

Golfers and Visitacion Valley Community to Benefit from New Job-Training Academy at Gleneagles

Among San Francisco's public golfing gems, the nine hole Gleneagles Golf Course in McLaren Park is arguably the least appreciated and faces the greatest challenges. Innovation,creativity and repurposing are terms more commonly applied to high tech startups that municipal golf courses. Manager Tom Hsieh may have found a disruptive business model for a golf industry that could use some innovation.

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California Coastal Commission to Consider Sharp Park Habitat Improvement and Golf Course Infrastructure Project

California’s Coastal Commission will hold a public hearing Thursday, April 16, 9:00 a.m. in San Rafael on the Sharp Park Pump House Project – the first stage of the City’s plan to renovate Sharp Park Golf Course and improve habitat for the threatened California red-legged frog and San Francisco garter snake living in wetlands adjacent to some of the golf course fairways. You can help.

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NINTH CIRCUIT COURT HEARS APPEAL IN SHARP PARK GOLF COURSE CASE

Sharp Park Golf Course – the 83-year-old public masterpiece of famed golf architect Alister MacKenzie – was the subject of oral argument Wednesday, March 11 at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in the matter of Wild Equity vs. City and County of San Francisco.

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NCGA Golf Magazine - San Francisco State of Mind

The winter edition of the NCGA Golf Magazine makes the case that Northern California offers the best golf in the country. Our public San Francisco courses are offered in evidence throughout. It's a great issue except for a glaring oversight.

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