Irene Khattar leaves the golf business
Irene Khattar, who until recently was running Highlands Links in Cape Breton, has announced her departure from the golf business. It is a big loss, considering Irene essentially helped put Highlands back on the world map after it all but disappeared in a haze of government mismanagement.
Irene was great at getting journalists out to see the course, which should never have been a problem in the first place, considering it is among the best in Canada and ranks on Golf Magazine's Top 100 in the world.
Without Irene promoting it and with the government's numerous failures regarding the course, I think the future of Highlands is, maybe for the first time in 60 years, in question.