So who asked for and who approved a golf course in the first place?

26 OCT 2021 —

One of the favourite tricks of the parties desperate to see the River Club redevelopment go ahead is to portray opposition to the development as wanting to preserve the golf course that was on the site.

Let’s be clear about some facts here:

1. The entity known as the River Club was established in 1993 on the basis of a long-term development lease.

2. The proprietors of the River Club at the time were the Liesbeek Leisure Club (Pty) Ltd who managed the property on a long-lease of 75 years….