Area Golf Course Now Open For The Season

Thanks to mother nature an Essex County golf course is opening ahead of schedule.

Dave Bell is the PGA of Canada Professional at Orchard View Golf Club in Ruthven and says the course is now open for the season.

He says last year they opened in March but with this weekend's temperature, they decided to open early.

"We're traditionally probably the earliest course to open, we're the course to open first in the area and last year we opened March 8th.  This year we've been lucky, we're going to open a little earlier than that," says Bell.

Bell says there are over 100 golfers booked for Saturday and close to 100 for Sunday.

The course opens at 9am this weekend.