Stop tiptoeing around the water waste caused by golf courses


(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Outdated Mill Golf Course in Salt Lake Metropolis on Friday, June 25, 2021.

I need to commend the writers of the Lake Powell water scarcity article of Feb. 23. I say commend, as I applaud the multi-talented skills of stated journalists to concurrently pen a featured piece, whereas on the similar time placed on blinders and tactfully faucet dance across the phrases “golf programs.”

Apparently, nobody can appear to develop a spine and admit these wasteful monstrosities are a big a part of the water consumption downside. In my 70-odd years, I can not recall going a single week with out passing a number of, which appear to have an unquenchable thirst for every day useless watering.

It’s humorous how nearly everybody appears to be like away and says nothing. Higher to go brief on ingesting water or hydroelectric energy than to, God forbid, offend these golfers.

Lon Wray, West Valley Metropolis

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