A MILITARY commander who shut down a golf course because he believes golf balls are dangerous has been ordered by the top brass to come to an amicable arrangement to reopen the club.
The 67-year-old Shark River Golf Club in Port Elizabeth was closed by Forest Hill army base acting commanding officer Lieutenant-Colonel Vusumzi Ngcobo, who has been in the position for about a month.
His heavy-handed response came after a golf ball smashed the back window of a Toyota Corolla parked near the entrance to the base two weeks ago.
SA National Defence Force national spokesman Brigadier-General Xolani Mabanga said yesterday Ngcobo had been ordered to meet club representatives to settle the dispute.
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