With the management agreement in place, Harold Vaubel of HGM Golf Enterprises, along with partner Cary Lee and his Candyl Golf Group crew, have begun the laborious task of restoring the course.
The reality is that the course is badly neglected and there is a lot of deferred maintenance so the restoration process will take time. We respect that. An agreement with a new restaurant operator will need to be negotiated and the kitchen will have to be sorted out. We understand this. A f
ew years ago, over 40 people worked at this course which hosted over 70,000 rounds of golf annually. Today we have to remember that a handful of dedicated workers are trying to rebuild the business so let's be patient.
Patrons will need to factor in a touch of forgiveness since it will be a bit of a bumpy ride. With a small staff in place,
the course, pro shop, range, snack shop and bar are all open for business. The management team is accepting employment applications and FFA students are welcome to contact the course and ask about work for school credit. Contractors, landscapers, members of the Garden Club: there is much work to be done so don't be shy about adopting the course as a project!
The tattered third tee greening up after only three light applications of H20! Photos: Teresa Platt, June 30, July 9, 2016.
Since Fallbrook Golf Course is a much-loved public course historically used by the high school for its golf program, the volunteers at SaveFallbrookGolfCourse.com are interested in establishing a nonprofit to support junior golf programs and other tax exempt work in Gird Valley. Join us in this worthy cause by contacting us at
As for all the golfers out there and friends of wildlife and open space, we urge you to support your local golf course with your patronage! Only by making a profit will this golf course succeed! Play a round, buy a round!
Yes, it is a place where everyone knows your name! Photos: Teresa Platt, July 9, 2016
We will keep you posted and, hopefully, our next email announce that a sale is completed!