The uncertain future of Blumberg

The future of the Blumberg golf complex has been uncertain for the better part of a decade. It was 2013 when the city-owned property outside of city limits was declared surplus. Throughout that time the complex, which includes an 18 hole and a 9 hole golf course, has managed to evade the wrecking ball, but…

Last Round At The Meadows Golf Course

The morning of Sunday, Oct 21 was crisp and clear at The Meadows at East St.Paul Golf Course. Around 10 AM, shortly after the frost on the fairways melted, golfers wearing toques began teeing up for what would likely be their last round at one of Winnipeg’s best public golf courses. When the course first…

Revisiting the golf course debate

Winnipeg candidate for mayor Gord Steeves made one of the biggest splashes last week in what has been a pretty dull race so far. On Friday, July 25, Steeves announced a $100 million road and infrastructure fund, with the money coming from the sale and redevelopment of underused city golf courses. Thus the dormant city…