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Listen: 911 calls from Grandview Golf Club about black women playing slowly
Steve Chronister, whose family owns Grandview Golf Club, made two 911 calls about a group of black women he said was playing was playing too slowly. York Dispatch
York County has released recordings of two 911 calls made from Grandview Golf Club in Dover Township requesting police because five black women allegedly weren't following the rules.
Both calls came from former county commissioner Steve Chronister, whose son and daughter-in-law serve as co-owners of the club.
Steve Chronister, whose family owns Grandview Golf Club, made two calls to 911 about a group of black women he said was playing too slowly. York Dispatch
The first call supposedly came after Chronister first confronted the women, including York County's NAACP chapter president Sandra Thompson, during the second hole for slow play.
Chronister refers to Thompson in the 911 call made on April 21.
The second call came after three of the women had left, and Thompson and Myneca Ojo were getting set to tee off on the 10th hole.
The women have alleged racial and gender discrimination, and video of the confrontation between the 9th and 10th holes has gone viral.
The state Human Relations Commission, responding to requests from Gov. Tom Wolf and state Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia and Montgomery counties, recently announced that it would hold a hearing "related to the ongoing issues of racial tension" stemming from the incident.
The date and location of the hearing have not been set.
A group of African American women were asked to leave, and police eventually called to enforce that request, at Grandview Golf Course on Saturday, April 21. Wochit