Like a wayward child who needed to leave home to see the grass is never greener on the other side, the World Golf Hall of Fame announced last week that 25 years was enough in Florida and that it would be returning home to Pinehurst.

The news left North Carolina, Pinehurst and golf’s leaders jubilant, effusive in their praise of a decision that really seemed a no-brainer.

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Robert Hansen

Who wrote this editorial?

Kent Misegades

“ after almost 50 years of the Hall struggling to stay relevant and afloat financially, ” Are area taxpayers now going to be saddled with the cost of what seems to be a money-loser? Especially all of us who are not interested in golf?

Jim Tomashoff

Yes, you will be saddled with the cost of this likely money loser, especially since you are not interested in golf. Those who are not golfers, will in fact be required to saddle the great majority of projected costs. Now, if you can prove that you take up golf and play a minimum of 70 rounds per year you can apply for a reduction of your costs for the Hall. Hope this allays your concerns. Or move, whichever makes you happier.

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