Golfers who enjoy playing at the Arnold Golf Course will not need to find a new place hit the links. Despite talk about the course closing. According to the AEDC Director of Public Affairs, there are no plans to close the golf course. That, however, has not always been the case. The spokesperson said that the course operates on a “break-even cost model. As part of a process to determine where costs could be reduced. The course’s financial situation has since improved in recent times and the facility is no longer on the chopping block. Officials say that the drop in the number of golfers playing at Arnold over the past two years to Mother Nature’s effect on the property. They say that weather and disease to the greens was not kind to Arnold Golf Course in 2010 and early 2011.