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BREC golf report to be released Tuesday

4 years 10 months 3 days ago Monday, December 15 2014 Dec 15, 2014 December 15, 2014 9:18 PM December 15, 2014 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE - Tuesday, BREC will discuss its plan for reorganizing its golf operation.

A WBRZ report earlier in 2014 found there has been a 20 percent drop in rounds since 2010. The number of rounds peaked in 2009, with 156,000.

To figure out a strategy, BREC hired the National Golf Foundation to visit and evaluate all seven courses and sign off on all their golf-related programs. Results will be released Tuesday.

Sources said the NGF is expected to suggest BREC run golf courses as a business, instead of like a park and added the study said BREC "probably [has] too much golf."

There are seven courses in the public park system. The report is just a recommendation from golf experts and BREC does not have to do anything.

Citizens can join the discussion on Tuesday at the BREC building on Florida Boulevard. It starts at 6 p.m.
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