Photo by Pat Sunderland
George Bock (left) offers tips on playing Devil’s Thumb’s 18 holes to a trio of golfers from Montrose. Bock is one of several men and women who volunteer at the golf course. Devil’s Thumb saves on payroll expenses and the golfers get free rounds of golf in exchange.
Expenses at Devil's Thumb Golf Club have been cut to the bone; the only way to make the golf course viable is to increase revenues. That was the message delivered to the Delta City Council last week by Peter Elzi of THK Associates, the firm hired to conduct an operational audit of the heavily subsidized city-owned golf course.