It is time to face reality
Oakmont needs to face the reality of our current lifestyles. Golf while a core constituent of Oakmont past is unlikely to be important now and into the future. We need to downsize this feature before it bankrupts the community. My suggestion is to design and construct a “premium” golf course close in scale to an executive course, perhaps in the
The excess property could be designed to provide home sites for housing and selling the land should fund the redesign of the new course. A side benefit would be more Oakmonters could probably utilize the shorter course and presumably would do so more frequently. The smaller golf facilities would require less personnel to keep it up and fewer supplies for that purpose. With the right marketing efforts no doubt others from outside of Oakmont could become interested and spend their golf budgets here, including in the dining facilities.