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Pierce County public golf course to close after nearly a half-century run
LAKEWOOD, Wash. – The lifespan of a Pierce County golf course is nearing its end. After nearly half a century the Fort Steilacoom golf course is about to close forever. It’s just the latest in a long series of public golf courses that have shut down in our region in just the past few years. “You don’t hit it straight here, you’re in big trouble,” said golfer Bill Watson. “I was in trouble all day.”