casperitl wrote:The Byron Nelson should be moved to Frisco. Hotel, infrastructure and amenities await.
The promise of economic development in South Dallas from the Trinity Forest Golf Course will no longer happen. The idea of a hotel for instance, is now very much dead. Frisco has the hotel now.
I attended the Byron Nelson this year and it was a logistical mess. It will never improve even in the best case scenarios.
tamtagon wrote:I don't want this tournament to fail and move to Frisco, not at all. But if it does, I want the folks who forced this deal through, the same ones who forced the horse park through (which by the way supplanted a homegrown, good-for-the-neighborhood horse park) put on a new millennial pillory until they move to another town from the embarrassment.
tamtagon wrote:I thought ATT was using some clout to get that tournament and course back into the top tier of PGA events...?
casperitl wrote:Quite a few champions of this bad idea need to be called out.
they've been around for 70/80 years, have raised over $150,000,000 to help over 100,000 underprivileged children.... so, like, that's a long time and a whole lotta money helping not very many kids every year. Where's all that money going, really?
cowboyeagle05 wrote:You mean the terrible decisions made by the Dallas Citizens Council which is made up of Plano, Frisco, Mckinney residents. Saying this is the city of Dallas blunder is like saying its South Dallas fault that it's been in such bad shape for decades. I would love to put the blame on city hall but city hall is run by the 1% that is the Dallas Citizens Council and they are the leadership. City Hall is merely a made for TV drama to distract the audience from the producers running the "reality" show.
tamtagon wrote:casperitl wrote:Quite a few champions of this bad idea need to be called out.
A serious question for you capseritl, because you would know off the top of your head: How many of those champions and direct reports of those champions are still making decisions about this golf course, adjacent horse park, and overall Trinity River Park Forest?
texasstar wrote:Tucy wrote: Whoever is in charge, most of the really bad decisions seem to be in Dallas, not Frisco, not Plano, not McKinney.
Perhaps because Dallas is MUCH bigger than any of those places.
Tucy wrote:Sburres wrote:https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/dallas-imploding-golf-course-only-the-latest-fiasco-11846753
Great article, except he was too kind (and his list of “Trail off Tears” projects was pretty abbreviated.
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