As Tulsa prepares for PGA at Southern Hills, city’s municipal golf courses continue to languish

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By Kevin Canfield

When it comes to its golf courses, Tulsa has long had a split personality: Privately-owned Southern Hills Country Club is one of the best in the country and will host the PGA Championship in May.

The four public courses the city owns and is responsible for, by contrast, have for years been poorly funded, poorly maintained and simply not what they could be.

That is not likely to change by the time the world’s best golfers and their fans converge on Tulsa in four months.

When it comes to its golf courses, Tulsa has long had a split personality: Privately-owned Southern Hills Country Club is one of the best in the country and will host the PGA Championship in May.

The four public courses the city owns and is responsible for, by contrast, have for years been poorly funded, poorly maintained and simply not what they could be.

That is not likely to change by the time the world’s best golfers and their fans converge on Tulsa in four months.

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