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Winter Quarters Golf Course

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Winter Quarters Golf Course Video: Winter Quarters Golf Course
Winter Quarters Golf Course Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:35:56 +0000 Winter Quarters Golf Course Winter Quarters Golf Course WMDT on monday night - pocomoke's city council announced that they would close down the course - due to a significant loss in revenue and membership. it's a blow to the community which has had the course for more than 70 years - and today they got a chance to react and reflect. 47abc's brooke butler has more. track they say it's all about the money - and in this case - it really is - but that's what happens when you find yourself 150-thousand dollars in the hole every year - and city council had a deadline - to counter the problem. for the winter quarters golf course - that ultimatumproved too be too much. "a lot of people are very upset. property owners that don't even play are very upset." "the city council and the mayor had given it six months in this year to try and see if it could be turned around with different new ideas." track it's time to say goodbye - but the end didn't come without a fight - locals were able to use advertising to generate about 20-thousand-dollars in revenue- "some of that helped a little bit but because it did increase, but not enough to overtake the losses that they've had." track for this town - and the people who loved this course - it wasn't about the money - it was about the hills - the challenge - and the memories. "the golf course has been a big amenity to the community. one, it has been a big source of community civic organizations the lions club the elks club the pocomoke high school athletics boosters to whole tournaments to raise money." "it also helps attract people to move to this community to buy property in the community for people to play golf at winter quarters and to spend money in the community at restaurants and downtown businesses." track brooke butler 47 abc. city officials are still trying to figure out how they can help employees - as for the property - it's future is still up in the air. we will continue to keep you updated on this story as more information becomes available on our website and social media pages. staying in pocomoke -- the city is finishing up the first

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