The council has decided to fill the holes at Allesley Park’s golf course after residents complained that people were continuing to play. Golf courses have been closed under lockdown rules since January 4 in a bid to stop the spread of Covid.
One resident said golfers are playing at Allesley Park “every day” as they “feel safe to chance it due to low patrol coverage.”
They told CoventryLive: “Golfers have got that cocky that they are now taking their golf bags around with them rather than a couple of clubs.
"People’s inconsiderate attitude to others during lockdown is on show here."
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People playing golf at Allesley Park when all golf courses are closed due to lockdown restrictions. (Image: CoventryLive)
Allesley Park golf course (Image: Twitter/CovSport)
A spokesman for Coventry City Council said: “Throughout the pandemic our parks and open spaces have remained open, providing a valuable contribution to physical and mental wellbeing for local people.
“In response to Government guidelines, the golf course at Allesley Park has been closed. However, a very small number of people have been attempting to use it. To assist in preventing this, we will be temporarily removing the green holes. These will be put back