Grilling stations will replace tees boxes, and the only water hazards will be resort-style swimming pools. “Fewer people are playing golf so a lot of your old courses out there are expensive to maintain,” said Kyle Riva, whose Alexander Investments is spending $102 million to transform the Countryside Executive Golf Course and Longwood’s Sabal Point Golf Course. http://www.datarr.com/stinterview/2016/09/23/a-basic-overview-of-handy-osce-for-medical-student-methods/They are among the hundreds of courses nationally that have closed due to tough economic times and a glut of course construction fueled by the Tiger Woods mania of the early 2000s. The sport’s languorous pace is also a turn-off for many younger adults. At the start of this year, the United States had 15,204 courses, according to the Jupiter-based National Golf Foundation. medical interview drunk colleagueThat was 5 percent fewer than at the 2006 peak. Faced with mounting competition and waning interest from players, the Countryside Executive course at 2506 Countryside Blvd. closed in 2005 to make way for a townhome project. That fell apart when the economy tanked, and the 44 acres sold two years ago for $4.2 million to an investment group that soon discovered one problem with redeveloping old golf courses soil contaminated with pesticides and other hazardous materials. “So they needed to clean up the property, which they did,” Riva said. “They spent a lot of money and time and then decided they didn’t want to develop it.” After Riva’s company contracted to buy the site for $10 million, it discovered another problem with building on former courses: nearby residents upset at losing their pastoral views.
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