Hickory Grove GC-Fennimore

Hickory Grove GC-Fennimore

Is Southwest Wisconsin Technical College in Fennimore entering the realm of golf-course ownership?

The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reported Tuesday that the two-year college has been talking with owners of Hickory Grove Golf Course about buying the nine-hole course along U.S. Hwy. 61. Owning the golf course and its restaurant would allow Southwest Tech to expand opportunities for the 17 students in its golf management program and 23 students in its culinary arts program and give them the opportunity to manage the facility's operations.

"I think (new) property gives us the opportunity to reconsider how we deliver instruction,” SWTC president Jason Wood told the newspaper.

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