A public hearing on the Salt Lake City budget Tuesday night drew a crowd of people concerned about the possible closure of a golf course on the city’s west side. City officials say the golf program is no longer sustainable.
Salt Lake City is grappling with how to keep its golf program economically sustainable without injecting taxpayer dollars. Options include closing down one of the city’s eight public courses. City officials say golf is less popular than it used to be, which is making it difficult for the program to continue paying for itself.