SoCal Golf INSIDER

AUGUST 2017 - Vol. 3 // No. 8

Southern California Golf

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GOLF COURSES SoCal GOLF INSIDER COMMUNITY ASSET Don Knabe Golf Center & Junior Academy serves as a resource for Norwalk-area golfers • BY GREG BALL T hanks to the efforts of some commu- nity-minded elected officials and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation system, an old public golf course in Norwalk has been rebuilt and re-energized with a vision of becoming an asset to juniors, seniors, veterans and other golfers in the community. Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn opened the Don Knabe Golf Center & Junior Academy on July 17 on the site of the old Norwalk Golf Course and is the 20th golf course in the Los Angeles County Depart- ment of Parks and Recreation system, the na- tion's largest publicly owned golf course system. Rather than simply remodeling the facility, the county razed the 12-acre site and started from scratch, a project that took ap- proximately nine months to complete. The nine-hole, 700-yard layout designed by Gary Bye features holes ranging from 50 to 100 yards with large, bentgrass greens. The continued on the next screen >>

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