The Little Golf Course That Could

The Little Golf Course That Could

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Between 1990 and 2006, more than 4,500 golf courses were opened in the United States. It was a bubble fueled by the rise of Tiger Woods and a prerecession financial optimism. More people were buying homes than could afford them, and many new housing developments that sprung up featured golf courses.

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An abandoned golf course in Henderson, Nev., in 2012. Golf course residential spending plummeted and the number of new golf course construction projects fell after the housing market crashed in 2008.

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Damon Winter/The New York Times

When the housing market crashed in 2008, golf…



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