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Pennsylvania golf course files suit to reopen

Governor’s forced closure amid coronavirus pandemic doesn’t sit well with Blueberry Hill Golf Course

Filed: By a Pennsylvania golf course, a lawsuit against the governor after his emergency order March 19 compelled all state businesses that are not deemed to be “life-sustaining” to close during the coronavirus pandemic. Blueberry Hill Golf Course in Russell, Pa., was one of four plaintiffs to oppose Gov. Thomas Wolf’s emergency order in a lawsuit filed March 20 in Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. The other businesses were a law firm, a laundromat and a timber company, Rob Harris reported on his blog golfdisputeresolution.com. Blueberry Hill contends that it still must maintain the golf course despite the lack of revenue, noting its relatively short 30-week golf season, thin operating margins and operating debt.

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