Hangman Valley's head pro Steve Nelke said the gross revenue from April sales in his restaurant and pro shop were down almost $60,000 from last year.
"For us, the first weekend that we were actually open was the only really good weekend we've had all spring," Nelke
said."The weekend before that, it snowed 3 inches each day, and the weekend after that, we had an inch or two of snow on the golf course each day.
"When you lose those weekends, it's really critical, because that's when most people can play.And you have to be really careful, too, if there's any snow anywhere on the course, because if someone falls ..."
can recall a season in 1993 that started almost as slowly - for his
course, at least - and didn