74.4 F
Charlotte Amalie
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Home Commentary Open forum Letter to the Editor: What Is the Status of the Mahogany Run...

Letter to the Editor: What Is the Status of the Mahogany Run Golf Course?

A view overlooking Mahogany Run Golf Course (Photo by James Gardner)

The economic and social impact from the loss of Mahogany Run Golf Course on St. Thomas since the two hurricanes in 2017 and now during the CIVID-19 crisis, are immeasurable. The inability to play golf will impact our ability to attract cruise ship visitors and land-based tourists who choose a destination in the Caribbean based on golf as part of their vacation. The lack of a quality golf course has a major impact on the second home housing market. Many seniors demand a golf course in the area they choose to retire.

St. Thomas residents, including children and young adults, feel the loss of Mahoney Run impacts their quality-of-life, as well. Golf is a wonderful activity for everyone, young and old.

Please investigate the status of the course. Will it return? Is there a buyer? Status of the owner?

David Shear of St. Thomas

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Advertising (skip)
Advertising (skip)




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

STAY CONNECTED

20,625FansLike
4,124FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Load more
Print Friendly, PDF & Email