Word has it that they want to change the Candler Park Golf Course. No Way, Jose! CPGC is the quintessential neighborhood course: 9 holes, great for practicing your short game, a place to teach kids and newbies the game, 10 bucks weekday for city residents, center for snow day sledding, nighttime after-party rounds, small greens, hills, valleys and a distinct intown vibe.
A gift from the Candlers the course also boasts a naturalized stream (formerly a concrete V) now taken over by beavers and waterfowl. Every local knows the hawk’s favorite perch on the pine tree on the 7th fairway
Atlanta needs places like this: public, accessible and cheap. A place to meet, play and enjoy nature. Methinks the gentrifizers want to get their grubbies on it: I say there’s a great way to enjoy this space:
Tee it up and enjoy your own self