February 3, 2023
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South Coast golfers trod parched courses amid drought


Rancho San Marcos, a par 71 course in the Santa Ynez Valley, said dry conditions are affecting business. The course’s general manager told the Business Times that the number of rounds played at the course is at 10 percent of normal. (Alex Drysdale / Business Times photo)
Some of the greens on the South Coast are starting to look a little brown as regional golf courses cut back on watering amid California’s worsening three-year drought.


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