OSHKOSH - The Lakeshore Golf Course in Oshkosh was one of many area courses closed because of flood damage.
Head professional Steve Ziblut said it's a shame water on the greens kept golfers away on what would have otherwise been a perfect Thursday afternoon on the links.
"You and I would have to do this interview in a different spot, because it would be too noisy, a lot of people," said Ziblut.
On a normal Thursday scorecards would be flying out of the box, but with no golfers out there, the course is losing money.
"Dollar amount?" asked Ziblut. "Conservatively about $3,000."
The flood waters are not just costing golf courses and other businesses money. It's also costing the city of Oshkosh.
"A lot of staff end up coming in early, putting in some overtime so they can deal with some of the issues," said civil engineering supervisor James Rabe.
Rabe told FOX 11 the city received about 4 inches of rain. Many streets flooded overnight. He said it could have been worse if not for recent projects like a pump station in Menominee Park.
Still there is work to be done.
"We do need to go around and start cleaning some of that stuff up so if we do get more rain it will impact us less... there's a lot of people out and about checking out all of our facilities," said Rabe.
Back at Lakeshore, the pumps are running. Ziblut hopes to open again Saturday, but he said much of the work is up to Mother Nature.
"Hopefully the sun stays out, hopefully the wind is up tomorrow and that'll take care of it," said Ziblut.
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