According to the City Parks Director Michael Morris, the decision more than a year ago to privatize the two city-owned golf courses was a rousing success.
At the Gabe Lozano Course off Airport Road, most golfers agree conditions have improved dramatically since a company called Foresight Golf took over. That same company is also managing the Oso Course.
Both courses were costing the City hundreds of thousands of dollars each year, but Morris said that is no longer the case.
"We do project to get a check for around $154 thousand," Morris said. "Year's past, we've been about $150-200 thousand in the red, so a big turnaround. They've done a great job."
Currently, the City and Foresight Golf are splitting the profits 50-50, but if there should be a loss, according to the agreement, the City would not have to share that.
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