(Salt Lake Tribune) Former Utah lawmaker plans to build a luxury golf course in the desert, and locals are not pleased

September 18, 2021; By: Brian Maffly

Kane County water district chases quixotic luxury golf course proposal on state land using public money.

If you build a world-class destination golf course in the southern Utah desert, will they come? That’s the $10 million bet the Kane County Water Conservancy District is hoping to place with other people’s money.

Run by retired Republican lawmaker Mike Noel, the water district plans to build a luxury course outside Kanab — where few locals appear to be interested in dropping $100 or more on a round of golf — as a way to draw even more tourists to Kane County.

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