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Cander Park Golf Course Master Plan

The first draft of the Candler Park Master Plan is now available for downloading by clicking on the following link:

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Based on a full review of the course, this draft will evolve based on your inputs to a survey, which will be made available on 9/20. We are looking forward to reading your ideas and comments!





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We're here to try and maximize the benefits of the golf course to the community and foster an environment
where the community is welcome and can step around friendly golfers yelling 'fore!' at each other while supporting local businesses and schools.


Recent Announcements

  • Golf Consultant Report Released All:Last Thursday, the report from the golf course consultant (J.J. Keegan) was released to FoCPGC (the final report is attached below). There was AJC coverage on the report in Saturday's paper and some small airtime on Channel 2 over the weekend. We've posted our reply to the report below. Summarizing our approach from here on:1. We will develop a strategy document (3-5 years), pulling information from Keegan's report and other sources. This will necessarily include input from Candler Park neighborhood.2. After public discussion, we'll move forward with a 'master plan' for the course. Google provides several examples of what this looks like for a golf course. We are reviewing a specific ...
    Posted Jun 27, 2012, 10:34 AM by Michael Short
  • Latest and Greatest All have been quite busy this last month, so the site has been quite quiet. Things have been happening, though, and here's a very brief summary:1. Spring happened (see the site photo). It's more than worth the effort just to haul out one club from the bag, or rent one, and just wander around the course. Thanks to Javier and Tito, the greens are beautiful, and the 8th green will be sodded within the week. The bullfrogs are clearly getting more than their fair share of the eco-system's calories this year. The beavers are cavorting. Personally, I like this place.2. Jay Keegan of GolfConvergence.com, the consultant the city secured to look at their ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2012, 2:26 PM by Michael Short
  • Asa Candler Visit Asa Candler himself has visited Candler Park Golf Course!!!Brian chatted with him at the clubhouse and he expressed interest in our efforts!!!I'd normally say, "Welcome aboard", or some such, but in this case, we're beholden to Asa!
    Posted Mar 12, 2012, 7:32 PM by Michael Short
  • Weekly FoCPGC Meetings Resume With all the efforts revolving around the Candler Park golf course and its future, FoCPGC has limited time to impact any decisions the city may be planning related to the course. To coordinate and maximize our activities, we will resume weekly FoCPGC meetings, again at the Wrecking Bar brewpub, every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Come join us, lend an ear, and give your support!Michael Shortmshort@focpgc.com
    Posted Jan 16, 2012, 9:58 PM by Michael Short
  • Otter Sightings!!! The beavers have friends! Sign in to view or download the video! Two independent sightings of at least one otter has brought a level of excitement seldom seen at the sixth tee box! The beavers seem very pleased as well. We're growing!
    Posted Jan 1, 2012, 5:44 PM by Michael Short
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