The greens at TPC Harding Park are about to become a little more environmentally friendly.
On Friday, the state gave final approval for a project to use recycled water at the course, the latest in a string of golf links in The City that will forgo using potable water on lawns. Read More
In San Francisco’s relatively conservative District 7, nine candidates are vying to replace termed-out Supervisor Sean Elsbernd, who routinely supported more investment in basic infrastructure and warned about burgeoning government labor costs. Read More
In the minds of many San Franciscans, The City’s tap water is indelibly linked to the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. But recently, when the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission announced plans to drill new wells on the west side of The City, officials concluded that they might have oversold the Hetch Hetchy brand. Read More
A planned PGA Tour event at Harding Park is likely to happen later than originally expected, but the delay could end up bringing more professional golf to The City.Under a contract approved in 2002, the public golf course was tentatively set to host the BMW Championship in either 2013 or 2014. However, the tour is seeking to reschedule that event due to conflicts with other host cities. Read More
After the morning rounds of the San Francisco City Championships at Harding Park Golf Course, it looked like easy runaway victories were in store in both the men’s and women’s championship flights. Read More
The City’s famed Harding Park Golf Course will continue to be subsidized by The City despite the fee hike approved by the Board of Supervisors in a second and final vote Tuesday. The vote was 10-0. Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier was excused from the meeting.
Nonresidents will start paying $15 more to hit the links. Weekday rates will increase from $135 to $150 and weekend rates from $155 to $170, which is about a 10 percent increase. Read More
Management of San Francisco’s star municipal golf course could be handed over to the PGA Tour, a move that could add the prestigious TPC moniker to the name of the course and its clubhouse and perhaps help the course earn more money. Read More
For the first time in four years, Harding Park Golf Course — The City’s most expensive links and home to the 2009 Presidents Cup — is on the verge of hiking its greens fees.
There would be a $15 increase for nonresidents — making it $150 on weekdays and $170 on weekends — and a 2.9 percent increase for residents, which is about $1.30 since the resident price is about $46, according to Recreation and Park Department documents. Read More