Golf

Kincardine group fights for by-laws to protect woodlands

Kincardine group fights for by-laws to protect woodlands

In January, the Facebook group “Kincardinites Concerned for our Trees” popped up on Facebook after a number of citizens were concerned about the clear-cutting of a wooded lot off of Golf Links. The group aimed to collectively research tree protection by-laws that are practised in other Municipalities, with the end-goal of having similar by-laws in […]

‘Overbearing’ enforcement: Defiant Tillsonburg golf course closes

‘Overbearing’ enforcement: Defiant Tillsonburg golf course closes

A Tillsonburg golf course that defied provincial lockdown regulations – and was charged for doing so – is closing. In an unsigned statement on its website, the team at the Bridges at Tillsonburg said it is shutting down operations. “The threats and fines have adversely affected our ability to continue playing golf safely,” the statement…

Sims: Without punishment, COVID-19 rule-breakers could multiply

Sims: Without punishment, COVID-19 rule-breakers could multiply

A bunch of renegade duffers jumped the fence at the city-owned Fanshawe golf course on the weekend to play a few holes in defiance of provincial emergency orders keeping the course closed during the biggest public health crisis of our lives. I’m sure they’re quite chuffed about the whole thing, sneaking past the fence, trespassing…

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