Vandals injury inexperienced, fairway at Clear Creek Golf Course – The Vicksburg Publish

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Vandals damage green, fairway at Clear Creek Golf Course - The Vicksburg Post


The injury attributable to vandals on the Clear Creek Golf Course late Monday might be seen for no less than 5 to 6 months Clear Creek professional Randy Tupper stated Saturday.

When crews arrived early Tuesday to get the county-owned golf course prepared for gamers, they discovered injury to the inexperienced and fairway on gap No. 5 attributable to a small automobile or truck. Tupper stated the automobile “lower donuts” within the activate the inexperienced, fringe and practically 50 years of the green.

“We’re assuming whoever it was used the doorway behind the No. 7 inexperienced after which went as much as No. 5 after which left the identical method,” Tupper stated. “Sadly, we didn’t see something on video.”

What makes the injury worse — on condition that it was precipitated to the green, fringe and inexperienced on the outlet — is that it got here at a time of the 12 months when the grass is about to go dormant. Tupper stated the ruts lower by the tires — that are as deep as half an inch in some places — will proceed to be seen no less than via late April or early Could.

Within the meantime, Tupper stated crews have prime dressed the ruts, utilizing sand to stage them off. 

“The sand is simply used to stage it off in order that when the grass does develop, it gained’t go away a despair,” he stated.

On July 1, vandals broke into the golf course’s upkeep facility and eliminated six golf carts. Three of these carts had been pushed right into a pond, whereas three others had been broken to the purpose the place they had been now not operational.

In January 2012, vandals precipitated related injury, chopping donuts on the greens close to holes No. 13 and 18. On the time, the injury precipitated to the greens was estimated in extra of $3,000.

Tupper stated the division did file a report with the Warren County Sheriff’s Workplace.

Anybody with info on Monday’s vandalism is requested to contact the Warren County Sheriff’s Workplace at 601-636-1761.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his spouse Stephanie, are the dad and mom of three youngsters, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend college within the Vicksburg Warren Faculty District. The household are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is concerned in quite a few civic and volunteer organizations together with the United Manner of West Central Mississippi and serves on the Metropolis of Vicksburg’s Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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