AUSTIN (KXAN) - The city is closing a popular disc golf course because it's
The popularity of the PeasePark course along Lamar Boulevard, near Martin Luther King Jr.Boulevard, has become its downfall.
Park officials said all the foot traffic has damaged ShoalCreek, but the park's disc golfers are unhappy about thedecision.
However, they're resigned to the fact that it's going away andsaid they can understand the need for change.
"It won't really affect us," said disc golfer Ian Hovey. "Wewill just be missing what a lot of us call home. I mean, human feethas definitely dragged things down."
Park officials are drawing up plans to create a new 18-hole discgolf course at RoyG. Guerro Colorado River Park in East Austin.
A public meeting on those plans is scheduled for June 17.
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