Par for the Course

The United Auto Workers (UAW) is pleading poverty in Washington, but back in Michigan they can always retreat to their very own golf resort.

That’s right: The UAW has taken workers’ dues money and bought a golf course.

Ranked the No. 2 “Best New Upscale Public Course” by Golf Digest, the course is:

Owned and operated by the United Auto Workers union, Black Lake is a public course that provides UAW members and retirees substantial discounts from the regular greens fees. But even at regular rates of up to $95 per round, Black Lake is worth the price. Tee time reservations are accepted up to 14 days in advance for UAW members, and three days in advance for public play.