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Can Trinity Forest Golf Club Survive Trinity River Flooding?

After you read today's story from Bill Nichols about how great the Trinity Forest Golf Club is going to be, pop on over to our March issue, and read Curt Sampson's tale about Riverlake Country Club. In 1956, Bob Hope played a round at the course's grand opening, and Doak Walker sat on the club's board of directors. But within a few years, the Trinity River did what it does, and the club was bankrupt. Riverlake sat right across the river from where Trinity Forest GC is taking shape.
By Tim Rogers |
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The 1957 flood at Riverlake
The 1957 flood at Riverlake

After you read today’s story from Bill Nichols about how great the Trinity Forest Golf Club is going to be, pop on over to our March issue, and read Curt Sampson’s tale about Riverlake Country Club. In 1956, Bob Hope played a round at the course’s grand opening, and Doak Walker sat on the club’s board of directors. But within a few years, the Trinity River did what it does, and the club was bankrupt. Riverlake sat right across the river from where Trinity Forest GC is taking shape.

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