Wisconsin Golf Course Recieves Death Threats For Their $9.11-A-Person On 9/11 Promotion

Not exactly the most well-thoughout idea...

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This advertisement ran in an issue of the Wisconsin State Journal Monday.

This 9/11-themed golf course ad is a real thing that ran in today's Wisconsin State Journal.

Josh Orton

@joshorton

This 9/11-themed golf course ad is a real thing that ran in today's Wisconsin State Journal.

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Tumbledown Trails Golf Course near Madison advertised the special in the Wisconsin State Journal newspaper on Monday, saying it was intended to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people. The discount, which also included 18 holes of golf for $19.11, was good for the anniversary on Wednesday only.

Tumbledown's management didn't mean to offend anyone.

Just spoke with Marc Watts of Tumbledown Trails Golf Course. He says his 9/11 promotion wasn't meant to offend anyone

Greg Neumann

@gneumann_wkow

Just spoke with Marc Watts of Tumbledown Trails Golf Course. He says his 9/11 promotion wasn't meant to offend anyone

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Now the golf course is unclear whether they'll be able to open at all on Wednesday for fear of violence.

Watts says he and his staff have had death threats over promotion of 9 holes of golf for $9.11 on 9/11. Watts hopes people hear him out.

Greg Neumann

@gneumann_wkow

Watts says he and his staff have had death threats over promotion of 9 holes of golf for $9.11 on 9/11. Watts hopes people hear him out.

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