In all, the company expects to have a profit of around $713,000 in 2018. Paying for itself A contract could mark the end to an 18-month process on how the city could turn around golfs fortunes. Last fall, the City Council voted to close Fred Enke and transform El Rio into a hybrid park/golf course as a way to alleviate city golfs approximately $8 million deficit. Before any of those things could happen, the city committed itself to first seeing if an outside company could lift city golf out of the red.

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