Wintry weather prompts city of London golf courses to close for season

From left to right, John Bracken, Murray Clark, and Dirk DeVries prepare for their first tee-off at the Thames Valley Golf Club in March of 2017. Liny Lamberink/980 CFPL

With the first dusting of snow late last week and more in the forecast, the city of London is closing its greens for the season.

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The three city-owned golf courses — Fanshawe, River Road, and Thames Valley — were closed Tuesday due to snow, but on Wednesday officials announced the courses would remain closed until next season.

As for winter sports, you’ll have to wait a bit longer to get your skis and snowboards out of storage.

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Boler Mountain has not yet set an opening date, saying it depends on the weather and snow production, but last year slopes opened for the season in mid-December.


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