Daily Archives: August 1, 2019

Minnesott Golf & Country Club looks to Town for lifeline

Attendance encouraged for Public Hearing on Aug. 13 MINNESOTT BEACH – Should taxpayers subsidize a private entity? First laid out in the late 1960s, the 149-acre golf course in Pamlico County’s southwest corner was once a thriving operation. Old-timers recall membership rolls of more than 300. Golf, of course, was enjoying its heyday – the names of famous professionals like Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Billy Casper, Jack Nicklaus, and many others – helped drive the sport to dizzying heights. Fast forward exactly 50 years. Today, the times they are changing. The course, pool and associated…