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Government by referendum is popular in California, and
citizen Dennis Poor "represents a group of area residents
and golfers who want to preserve The Lakes golf course
the way it is, saying a deal with Topgolf would change the
face of the golf course and the community. "They are just
looking at it with dollar signs," Poor opines. "It's just
changing what our community stands for."

is popular in California, and citizen Dennis Poor "represents
a group of area residents and golfers who want to preserve The
Lakes golf course the way it is, saying a deal with Topgolf would
change the face of the golf course and the community. "They are
just looking at it with dollar signs," Poor opines. "It's just changing what our community stands for."
Topgolf responded with Director of Real Estate Devin
Charhon saying the company was breaking down barriers to
the game of golf, which can be expensive, time-consuming, and
difficult. "This is an opportunity for us to transform and create
potentially a model for municipal golf in this country," Charhon
said.

DISCOV ER

Not sure if that's a good omen or a warning.
Poor's "Save the Lakes" organization hopes to place a referendum on the March 2020 ballot to stop the Topgolf development. Poor claims that at least 50% of residents oppose the
Topgolf plan. And, all he needs is 50% plus one to win.
Will Topgolf back down? Riiight. Will it sweeten the pot
with a more lucrative proposal? That's unlikely now that the
proposal detailed above is in the books. At best, maybe they'll
mobilize Topgolf fans and supporters to knock on Long Beach
doors with their 1-irons (what else are 1-irons good for?) in a
get-out-the-vote campaign. Don't forget the beer and chicken
wings!
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TOC
Golferexit in the UK?
TopGolf in El Segundo CA, the “almost” deal?
Assumptions abound, facts...not as much
October Downward Draft Blows Through US
September’s Utilization Unicorn; Weather Up, Rounds Up More
Orlando Needs All of You to Golf at ’20 Industry Shows!
Typical End-of-Season; 43 Activities Hit the Radar
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - TOC
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - Golferexit in the UK?
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - 3
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - 4
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - 5
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - TopGolf in El Segundo CA, the “almost” deal?
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - 7
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - Assumptions abound, facts...not as much
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - 9
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - October Downward Draft Blows Through US
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - 11
The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - September’s Utilization Unicorn; Weather Up, Rounds Up More
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The Pellucid Perspective - November 2019 - Orlando Needs All of You to Golf at ’20 Industry Shows!
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