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Commissioners Want More Study Of Patch- First Tee Merger

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Augusta city leaders want more information on the future of the city golf course.

First Tee of Augusta to run the patch golf course. First Tee says the city will save money under the proposal, by sharing expenses and if the course undergoes a $2.2 million dollar renovation, both the city and First Tee will earn a profit that will be split fifty fifty.

"If they renovate it then were going to get an opportunity to bring a lot more people up there to play golf people won't go up there and play golf there now I don't care what price they're giving it away now practically because it's not worth a round of golf, " says Paul Simon of First Tee of Augusta.

Paul Simon says if the city goes with the first tee merger the city will save $86 thousand dollars a year. Commissioners decided to hold a work session to allow for more review of the proposal.


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