By PETER DAY
It was billed as a golf player’s dream.
When completed, the Rancho Lucerne project would have had 4,257 homes, tree-lined streets, an elaborate trail system and a 27-hole, state-of-the-art golf course.
“Within a single afternoon, golf enthusiasts will feel like they’re playing in the U.S. Open, Masters tournament, or other renowned domestic courses,” suggested a print advertisement.created to attract homebuyers and investors.
The Rancho Lucerne master plan was unveiled to investors in 1999.