The City has been receiving complaints from the community about dogs running loose around the Coronado Golf Course and people on bikes racing over the greens. Dogs can burn the grass and a lot of damage can be done with bicycles on the sensitive greens.
The City understands the need for people to get out during this public health emergency for exercise and stress reduction. We all are adhering to the stay at home mandate. However, the management of the Golf Course turf is time-consuming and extensive. Many hours go into ensuring the turf is in top condition. Preserving the greens involves proper watering, fertilizing, weeding, aerating and trimming.
The majority of Coronado residents understand and respect the valuable asset that is the Coronado Golf Course. Disturbing the turf is a form of vandalism. It can make the course unplayable and cost more to maintain at a time when staffing is limited, and golf revenues are down.
There are ways to exercise that do not put public property at risk. Residents may walk, run and bike in their neighborhoods, and visit but not loiter at parks. If you are unable to walk to a park, you should not drive there. The Coronado Golf Course is not a park.
We are all in this together. We need everyone’s help. If you see dogs running unleashed, anyone out riding bikes on the greens or otherwise harming the course, we ask that you call the Police Department at the non emergency number, 619-522-7350. Please be observant and help us protect this valued part of the community.
Signs will be posted in the coming days to let people know that the Coronado Golf Course is closed.