Some of Cape Town's golf courses may get the chop

The City of Cape Town is looking at consolidating some of the golf course to allow future development within the City.

Executive Deputy Mayor, Ian Nielsen hinted this over the weekend while attending an information session hosted by the South African Black Property Practitioners saying “we do not need all these golf courses”.

He says that many golf courses are struggling to keep up membership and manage high maintenance costs, resulting in some of them closing down.

Listen to the full conversation on the John Maytham Show:

We constantly getting a message that some consolidation is required in golf courses in the city

Ian Nielsen, Executive Deputy Mayor City of Cape town

At the same time the city has decided on two key transport corridors, being the Voortrekker road corridor and N2 corridor being our primary areas where we are going to look to develop

Ian Nielsen, Executive Deputy Mayor City of Cape town

Those fairly extensive golf courses that are within these corridors come under scrutiny

Ian Nielsen, Executive Deputy Mayor City of Cape town

Nielsen mentioned the golf courses in Parow, Mowbray, Rondebosch and Bellville which could be affected as they are situated within the corridors earmarked for future developments.


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
[LISTEN] Disabled parking bays aren't exempt from parking fees - ward councillor

[LISTEN] Disabled parking bays aren't exempt from parking fees - ward councillor

Sea Point and DA ward councillor Shayne Ramsay explains that disabled parking bays are also subject to parking fees.

FNB never met with ANC or the inter-ministerial commission over Gupta accounts

FNB never met with ANC or the inter-ministerial commission over Gupta accounts

Eyewitness News reporter Gia Nicolaides gives a summary of today proceedings at the Zondo commission.

I'll try my level best to unite the caucus, says CT's mayor-elect Dan Plato

I'll try my level best to unite the caucus, says CT's mayor-elect Dan Plato

Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato is set to become Cape Town's next mayor. He briefly discusses future plans.

[WATCH] Are you woke enough to kick it with John Maytham? This is your chance

[WATCH] Are you woke enough to kick it with John Maytham? This is your chance

CapeTalk presenter John Maytham wants to 'turn up' with a woke 21-year-old as part of the station's birthday celebrations.

Home loan rejected? That's where Rent2Buy comes in

Home loan rejected? That's where Rent2Buy comes in

The homeownership concept seeks to provide ordinary South Africans with the opportunity of owning their own property.

Cape Town drivers are the safest in SA, claims report

Cape Town drivers are the safest in SA, claims report

The report was compiled using the cross-sectional data of Discovery members living in six main metros for the past three years.

Popular articles
Comair reports record earnings, 72nd profitable year in a row – a world record!

Comair reports record earnings, 72nd profitable year in a row – a world record!

Recession, soaring fuel costs and surplus capacity - yet profits keep coming! Bruce Whitfield interviews Comair CEO Erik Venter.

'Let’s tax this thing and make money out of it!'

'Let’s tax this thing and make money out of it!'

The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviews Jeremy Berke (Business Insider) and Unathi Henama (Tshwane University of Technology).

Concourt ruling on cannabis needs to filter down to cops, says dagga couple

Concourt ruling on cannabis needs to filter down to cops, says dagga couple

Myrtle Clark and Julian Stobbs, dubbed the dagga couple, have been trying for years to have dagga legalised.

ConCourt rules dagga legal for private use, but what is private?

ConCourt rules dagga legal for private use, but what is private?

Associate Professor of Law at Wits University James Grant says the ConCourt did not define what private use was.

Cape Town dams on 70% for the first time since 2015

Cape Town dams on 70% for the first time since 2015

Cape Town's dam levels have hit the 70% mark but experts say Capetonians still have to be cautious in their water consumption.

[WATCH] Dad stops baby from crying, Emmy acceptance speech turns into proposal

[WATCH] Dad stops baby from crying, Emmy acceptance speech turns into proposal

Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone viral'.

17-year-old learner killed teacher for not allowing him to jump the food queue

17-year-old learner killed teacher for not allowing him to jump the food queue

Spokesperson for Education department says the fact that this learner is still in Grade 10 at 17 may indicate there is a problem.