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Closure of golf course appears certain - Vessels' representative says "it makes no sense to lose money year after year"

 

Last updated 2/27/2014 at Noon

Bill Thead, representing the Vessels family (owners of San Luis Rey Downs Enterprises), explains their position on the sale of the golf course and its conversion to mitigation land at a public meeting on Feb 24.

A crowd of over 300 people attended a public meeting Monday evening, Feb. 24 at San Luis Rey Downs (SLRD) clubhouse in Bonsall, and learned the closure of the golf course appears certain.

Bill Thead, who has worked with three generations of the Vessels family (owner of San Luis Rey Downs Enterprises), told the crowd “A once profitable golf course, [SLRD] has lost money each year for nine years and nothing will change that in the foreseeable future. It makes no sense to lose money year after year. Seeing it close is a sad event.”

Pending final regulatory approval, it was explained that...



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