Once-popular golf course falls victim to controversial border wall, drug cartel battles

Bobby Lucio former golf pro and manager of the Ft Brown Golf stands next to a historic plaque, Saturday, November 21,2015. The course was acquired by Texas Southmost College upon the split of the partnership between the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. The course is located on the site of the Ft Brown that was established before the Mexican American War next to the Rio Grande in Brownsville.Texas Southmost College has chosen to no longer support the golf course. Lucio has lost his livelihood after 28 years as the manager of the course. (Photo/Brad Doherty)

Bobby Lucio former golf pro and manager of the Ft Brown Golf stands next to a historic plaque, Sat