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Golf course promotion backfires

Updated: September 10, 2013, 2:08 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

A Wisconsin golf course will remain open Wednesday despite a 9/11 promotion that went horribly wrong, even drawing death threats and claims to burn down the facility.

Tumbledown Trails Golf Course, located roughly 10 miles from Madison, bought an ad in the Wisconsin State Journal offering a deal for the "12th Anniversary of 9-11."

"To commemorate this we are offering 9 holes with cart for only $9.11 per person or 18 holes with cart for $19.11! 9/11/13 Only," the ad read.

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