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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Dan Burrell was one of about seven protesters picketing in front of The Tradition Golf Course on Friday. Lifetime members of the Carolina Trails golf group paid thousands of dollars for a lifetime of fee free golf. When the Carolina Trails owners went into foreclosure and the courses purchased by a new company.... poof..... lifetime memberships would no longer be honored. Seven "members" who lost about $55,000 as a group, some whose memberships would have extended for years. protested at The Tradition Golf Course along Prosperity Church Road Friday april 11, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Ron Bruzzese (left) and Dan Burrell try to flag down an arriving golfer at the Tradition Golf Course to convince them not to play Friday. Lifetime members of the Carolina Trails golf group paid thousands of dollars for a lifetime of fee free golf. When the Carolina Trails owners went into foreclosure and the courses purchased by a new company.... poof..... lifetime memberships would no longer be honored. Seven "members" who lost about $55,000 as a group, some whose memberships would have extended for years. protested at The Tradition Golf Course along Prosperity Church Road Friday april 11, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Dick Rees will lose $7,000-8,000 from his Carolina Trails membership that extends into 2016. Lifetime members of the Carolina Trails golf group paid thousands of dollars for a lifetime of fee free golf. When the Carolina Trails owners went into foreclosure and the courses purchased by a new company.... poof..... lifetime memberships would no longer be honored. Seven "members" who lost about $55,000 as a group, some whose memberships would have extended for years. protested at The Tradition Golf Course along Prosperity Church Road Friday april 11, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Ron Bruzzese (left) and Dan Burrell watch as a golfer they just spoke to at the Tradition Golf Course turns around and did not to play there on Friday. Lifetime members of the Carolina Trails golf group paid thousands of dollars for a lifetime of fee free golf. When the Carolina Trails owners went into foreclosure and the courses purchased by a new company.... poof..... lifetime memberships would no longer be honored. Seven "members" who lost about $55,000 as a group, some whose memberships would have extended for years. protested at The Tradition Golf Course along Prosperity Church Road Friday april 11, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    (from left) Scott Chapin, Dan Burrell and Ron Bruzzese wave to traffic passing the Tradition Golf Course on Friday. Lifetime members of the Carolina Trails golf group paid thousands of dollars for a lifetime of fee free golf. When the Carolina Trails owners went into foreclosure and the courses purchased by a new company.... poof..... lifetime memberships would no longer be honored. Seven "members" who lost about $55,000 as a group, some whose memberships would have extended for years. protested at The Tradition Golf Course along Prosperity Church Road Friday april 11, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Scott chapin (right) convinces a golfer arriving at The Tradition Golf Course no to play on Friday. Lifetime members of the Carolina Trails golf group paid thousands of dollars for a lifetime of fee free golf. When the Carolina Trails owners went into foreclosure and the courses purchased by a new company.... poof..... lifetime memberships would no longer be honored. Seven "members" who lost about $55,000 as a group, some whose memberships would have extended for years. protested at The Tradition Golf Course along Prosperity Church Road Friday april 11, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Lifetime members of the Carolina Trails golf group paid thousands of dollars for a lifetime of fee free golf. When the Carolina Trails owners went into foreclosure and the courses purchased by a new company.... poof..... lifetime memberships would no longer be honored. Seven "members" who lost about $55,000 as a group, some whose memberships would have extended for years. protested at The Tradition Golf Course along Prosperity Church Road Friday april 11, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    (from left) Lou Zuliani, Bill Goldhammer, Scott Chapin, Ken Labrie and Ron Bruzzese thank a golfer for not playing at The Tradition Golf course on Friday. Lifetime members of the Carolina Trails golf group paid thousands of dollars for a lifetime of fee free golf. When the Carolina Trails owners went into foreclosure and the courses purchased by a new company.... poof..... lifetime memberships would no longer be honored. Seven "members" who lost about $55,000 as a group, some whose memberships would have extended for years. protested at The Tradition Golf Course along Prosperity Church Road Friday april 11, 2014.
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