Shorewood Golf Course to close, with property about to serve a new purpose | WFRV Local 5 – Green Bay, Appleton
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Shorewood Golf Course opened during the 1930s. But the time has come to turn the page by transforming the land to serve a new purpose. Kris Schuller has more on the tough decision to close the course.At Shorewood Golf Course the sign says, course closed today. But after years of losing money, UW-Green Bay’s chancellor has decided it’s time to close for good.Greenville Lions Catfish Extravaganza races to the finish line, wins heart of community “For years the course has been losing money, somewhere around $100,000 a year on an average year and we had to make hard decisions about this,” said Chancellor Michael Alexander. So now, after 90 years as a golf course, this facility will soon transition into a student recreation and engagement center.