For many R.I. golf clubs, fairways and greens aren’t enough to survive

COURTING MEMBERS: Lance Pryor, left, owner and member of Agawam Hunt’s management team, and Joshua Helm, assistant general manager and controller, are pictured at the club’s indoor tennis courts. Pryor said golf “as the sole value proposition” is a challenging one right now.
 / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI
COURTING MEMBERS: Lance Pryor, left, owner and member of Agawam Hunt’s management team, and Joshua Helm, assistant general manager and controller, are pictured at the club’s indoor tennis courts. Pryor said golf “as the sole value proposition” is a challenging one right now.
 / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI
At Agawam Hunt, membership is up to 400 after the East Providence golf club nearly went under last year. About 220 have joined The Aquidneck Club in Portsmouth since it re-formed with new owners at the beginning of this year. And Rehoboth’s Crestwood Country Club, which was pulled out of bankruptcy by a member who…

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