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. Read the full article here.
October 15, 2013
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The University of Maryland newspaper, The Diamondback, published an editorial that outlines their stand on the potential golf course development. They understand that College Park is at a crossroads, and a proposed golf course redevelopment would take the city down the wrong path. Read the full article here.
Local news station NBC-4 filed this report detailing “mixed reaction from golfers and those around the University.” This report outlines a variety of reasons for stopping development of the golf course, and none in favor.
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
by admin Comments Off on 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?