It is a project with star appeal, beginning with Tiger Woods. But we have to ask: Does a fancy, professional-caliber golf course like this best serve Chicagoans, especially those on the South Side? Or is this about helping President Barack Obama improve his golf game? We cant image why the city and Park District are in a rush to play through so quickly, looking to possibly break ground on the course in the spring. EDITORIAL Follow @csteditorials A company owned by golfer Woods would design the course that would combine the Jackson Park Golf Course near the Museum of Science and Industry and the South Shore Golf Course just a bit farther south on the lakefront. Park District officials estimate a tab of $30 million, mostly paid by private donors. The new course could be host to professional golf tournaments, and what a great marketing tool for Chicago that could be. If the worlds top golfers gather here for a tournament such as the BMW Championship, formerly the Western Open, we can imagine those beautiful TV blimp shots of Chicagos lake and skyline from above the sculpted fairways. general job interview skills youtubeWe dont doubt Obamawould appreciate having the course nearby when hes in town. During his two terms, he has played more than 300 rounds of golf.
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