15 Abandoned Golf Courses That Will Make You Cringe

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Any golfer can attest, there's nothing sadder than a golf course left to rot. Usually for financial reasons, golf courses go under and are oftentimes abandoned. What happens to these abandoned golf courses? Weeds grow, paint chips, and the fairway rapidly merges with the rough. It's unusual to picture a golf course in such a poor state considering most golfers are wealthy...but it happens.

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