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Mayoral candidate proposes converting at least one city-run golf course into a park
Mayoral candidate David Soknacki thinks Dentonia Golf Course would better serve Toronto as a park
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Dentonia Golf Course is an oasis in the middle of a bustling city and recently voted the best municipal golf course in Toronto.

However, if one Mayoral candidate had his way, the public course located at Victoria Park Avenue and the Danforth would be converted into a park.

David Soknacki suggests in a policy paper that Toronto should establish park space within walking distance of every neighbourhood in the city.

Dentonia, Soknacki says, is ripe for re-imaging, as the par-3 course is surrounded by residential towers.

He argues many of those towers are occupied by recent immigrants who are more likely to play sports, other than golf.

Soknacki points out that Dentonia is losing money as a golf course, thanks to dwindling usership.

Soknacki admits he is not a golfer.

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Dentonia Golf Course is an oasis in the middle of a bustling city and recently voted the best municipal golf course in Toronto.

However, if one Mayoral candidate had his way, the public course located at Victoria Park Avenue and the Danforth would be converted into a park.

David Soknacki suggests in a policy paper that Toronto should establish park space within walking distance of every neighbourhood in the city.

Dentonia, Soknacki says, is ripe for re-imaging, as the par-3 course is surrounded by residential towers.

He argues many of those towers are occupied by recent immigrants who are more likely to play sports, other than golf.

Soknacki points out that Dentonia is losing money as a golf course, thanks to dwindling usership.

Soknacki admits he is not a golfer.

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