PGA involved with KC man’s dream to build inner city golf course
PGA involved with KC man’s dream to build inner city golf course


— COME TRUE. KAREN KORNACKI HAS HIS STORY. REPORTER: CHRIS HARRIS HAS BEEN MOWING THE LAWN AT 40 AND WAYNE FOR 35 YEARS. OVER THAT TIME, HE BOUGHT UP THE LAND ON THESE TWO CITY BLOCKS.>>THE AREA WAS VERY BLIGHTED. THERE IS A LOT OF ABANDONED HOUSES. I THOUGHT IT NEEDED TO BE CLEANED UP. REPORTER: NOW HE PLANS TO BUILD A 9 HOLE PITCH AND PUTT GOLF COURSE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STREET AND THE PGA IS GETTING INVOLVED.>>I CHOP DOWN TREES AND HAD AN IDEA. I THINK THAT THE PGA WOULD LOVE TO HAVE SOMETHING IN THE INNER CITY TO BRING IN MORE KIDS TO THE GAME OF GOLF. REPORTER: SEVERAL OTHER COMPANIES JUMPED ON BOARD AS WELL. THERE ARE PLANS FOR A FITNESS CENTER, SEVERAL NEW COURTS, AND A RUNNING TRACK. THE EXPANSION WILL MEAN CHRIS HAS TO TEAR DOWN HIS CHILDHOOD HOME.>>WHAT WE WANT TO DO IS USE SPORTS TO BRING PEOPLE HERE AND EDUCATE THEM, TO SEE IF WE CAN GET THEM HEALTHY.

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