Anti-golf zealots ended their most recent lawsuit at historic Sharp Park Golf Course, filing a Request for Dismissal in San Mateo Superior Court. For the first time in a long time, there are no active law suits against Sharp Park pending from these litigators.
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.
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.
The newly-formed San Francisco Mayor’s Women’s Golf Council is proud to announce its inaugural Women’s “Get Out and Golf” Clinic and Mixer, to be held Thursday, May 21, 2015, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Golden Gate Park Golf Course in San Francisco.
The week long coverage of the World Golf Championship Match Play at Harding Park put the national spotlight on San Francisco as a world class golfing destination.Three articles that highlight our under-appreciated municipal courses and the unique San Francisco golf culture they inspire.
The Commission’s unanimous vote to grant the Sharp Park permit application came on the motion of Commissioner Carole Groom, who commented: “It is evident that you can do both, you can save the snake, save the frog, preserve and protect the snake and the frog, and also preserve and protect a historic golf course.”