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Club policy is embarrassing

What kind of clubs do men swing at the Spokane Country Club? In 2013, it’s time to put down the Neanderthal clubs and pick up the golf clubs. I’m astounded that they still have separate facilities and tee times for women, even at a private club.

Could you do the citizens of Spokane a favor and drop the word “Spokane” from the name of your country club? This is embarrassing.

Tim Hansen



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