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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Five golf courses to shut down ahead of possible tropical event

Five golf courses in The Villages will be shut down ahead of a possible tropical event.

The following courses will be closed as of Sunday:

• Sandhill Executive Golf Course

• Sarasota Executive Golf Course

• Pelican Executive Golf Course

• Palmetto Executive Golf Course

• Okeechobee Executive Golf Course

The courses are being closed for the movement of water ahead of a possible tropical event next week. The movement of water provides additional room in retention ponds for potentially heavy rainfall.

Two courses – Chula Vista Executive Golf Course and Silver Lake Executive Golf Course had already closed for the movement of water.

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