Save the UMD Golf Course

Green space is just the beginning

October 17, 2013
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The Diamondback – Natalie Tomlin, 10/17

Journalism major, Diamondback contributor, and University of Maryland student Natalie Tomlin reports on the proposed development project and the reaction that has resulted from it. Although little headway has been made in a proposed redevelopment of the university golf course, officials and a local developer are receiving strong backlash from opponents.
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October 7, 2013
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The Washington Post – Miranda Spivack, 10/07

Brian Gibbons’ proposal to the University of Maryland for a shopping center and housing draws flak from prominent Maryland lawmakers. They say the new proposal would “undermine the vision” of the Master Plan for College Park, including the Golf Course specific section.
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September 24, 2013
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WJFK (106.7 The Fan) – The 19th Hole

Michael Williams of The 19th Hole on 106.7 The Fan interviewed Senator Paul Pinsky regarding the potential development of the University of Maryland Golf Course. Sen. Pinksy encourages people to Let Dr. Loh & the Board of Regents know that this is a bad idea—and speak out in a loud tone.


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September 19, 2013
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Why close a top-ranked course?

There is really no reason to close a course that is ranked by a national magazine in the top 30 nationwide. The University of Maryland should be celebrating these successes, not entertaining bids to pave them over. What would Dr. Loh’s course of action be if the football succeeds this year? Pave and lease their practice field?

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