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In 2008, the Pomme de Terre Golf Club officially opened 10 new holes, creating for the first time an 18-hole course in the Morris area. The new holes were blended into existing holes, such as the course's signature hole. The renovation project included the construction of a 3,500 square foot clubhouse, construction of new cart paths, the purchase of new carts, some hole redesign, weed eradication and tree removal and green repairs.Photo courtesy Morris Sun Tribune.

Outdoors: Morris saves its golf course

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By Tom Larson

ntil this spring, the Morris area had a pretty nice thing going at its Pomme de Terre Golf Club. It wasn't too many years before that the club was on the verge of extinction, with the course and clubhouse in disrepair and memberships dwindling as disgruntled golfers chose to throw their clubs in the trunk and drive to play better courses in surrounding cities.

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