Neighbors oppose UO golf course proposal
Nov 16, 2012
By The Associated Press
EUGENE — Neighbors of a proposed golf course for the University of Oregon are challenging a county permit for the project, concerned that turf chemicals and water use could harm the surrounding area.
Backers of the course need a planning department permit before they begin raising money for the golf course, estimated to cost up to $30 million.
The Register-Guard reports (http://is.gd/JXUo2u ) the money to buy 800 acres near Creswell and build the 18-hole course would come entirely from donors.
It would be the home course for university golf teams and would be open to alumni, staff, students and guests.
A ruling on the permit is expected by the end of December.
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