Hello! Thank you for your question today. My goal is to provide you with the information you seek.
I am sorry you are dealing with this situation and I am sympathetic to your situation. Unfortunately, the reality is that the most economical solution would be to plant screening trees versus an expensive drawn out legal fight. However, a private nuisance claim could be asserted.
First, if the course is not part of the HOA and not governed by its rules, the HOA won't be able to legally force the clean up of the area (although the HOA should have some compassion and assist you with getting some help from the course to keep it clean or plant screening trees but are under no legal obligation to do so).
A homeowner could have a cause of action against the course for a common law private nuisance claim. A private nuisance claim asserts that the neighboring property owner is unreasonably using the property in a manner that substantially interferes with the enjoyment and use of another's property.
It is a question of fact on an individual basis whether or not a judge or jury finds that the golf course piling of junk substantial interferes with your enjoyment of your property. Unfortunately, the only way to find this out is to retain a lawyer to commence an action against the golf course. The benefit to doing so is the opportunity that the course will agree to plant screening trees rather than go through the expense and time of defending a lawsuit. Obviously this is an expensive approach to resolving your problem but it may be the only way to get the golf course to listen to your requests.
It could very well be that a letter from an attorney - which states grounds of a potential nuisance claim but in light of a suit request the course to either keep the area clear or plant screening trees - would cause the course to be reasonable and plant screening trees at their cost.
If 5 or more property owners petition the court to bring a public nuisance claim then the interest of the property owners could be represented by the Commonwealth and fines and penalties could be assessed against the golf course along with a court order to remedy the situation.
I apologize that this was probably not the answer you were hoping to receive. However, it would be unfair to you and unprofessional of me were I to provide you with anything less than truthful and honest information and not just an answer you were hoping to hear.
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