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Date: 26 Apr 2007 15:34:11
From: Faz
Subject: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
WALKING...........................................????????
RIDING.................................................???????

I refer to green fees only, this should be interesting.


The Faz.






 
Date: 28 Apr 2007 18:34:09
From: alan campbell
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
In message <1177767416.244542.88860@n59g2000hsh.googlegroups.com >,
annika1980 <annika1980@aol.com > writes
>On Apr 26, 3:50 pm, alan campbell <a...@alancampbell.demon.co.uk>
>wrote:
>>
>> I am a member at 2 clubs and have playing privileges at another so green
>> fees zero.
>
>I'd say greens fees = (initiation + dues) / (# of rounds played)
>
>Wanna do the math for us?
>
No initiation at either, yearly sub at one £300, at the other about
£350, first course play on average 1 time a week. The second one maybe 2
times a year, but it is a qualifying course for the Open Championship
and Senior British Open. Main reason I am a member at the second course
is I joined a long time ago and would probably find it difficult to join
another course of such high standing. I took Eric and Mary there.
--
alan campbell



 
Date: 28 Apr 2007 06:36:56
From: annika1980
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
On Apr 26, 3:50 pm, alan campbell <a...@alancampbell.demon.co.uk >
wrote:
>
> I am a member at 2 clubs and have playing privileges at another so green
> fees zero.

I'd say greens fees = (initiation + dues) / (# of rounds played)

Wanna do the math for us?



 
Date: 27 Apr 2007 19:36:54
From: warren montgomery
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
"Faz" <chuckfaz@shawdelete.ca > wrote in message
news:TD3Yh.130676$DE1.44359@pd7urf2no...
> WALKING...........................................????????
> RIDING.................................................???????
>
> I refer to green fees only, this should be interesting.
>
Well, a season pass for my home course (A muni 18) is about $450. I figure
I play about 150 rounds, that's $3/round (18 holes) walking. I think a cart
would add $11/round.

Now If I were paying by the round I think the greens fee is about $22
walking $33 riding (Weekend rates, weekdays are $2 cheaper)

Public courses in the area vary all over the map, but $25-$35 walking is
probably a good figure for most.

--
Warren Montgomery (wamontgomery@att.net)
http://home.att.net/~wamontgomery




  
Date: 28 Apr 2007 01:31:45
From: Bobby Knight
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
On Fri, 27 Apr 2007 19:36:54 -0500, "warren montgomery"
<wamontgomery@worldnet.att.net > wrote:

>"Faz" <chuckfaz@shawdelete.ca> wrote in message
>news:TD3Yh.130676$DE1.44359@pd7urf2no...
>> WALKING...........................................????????
>> RIDING.................................................???????
>>
>> I refer to green fees only, this should be interesting.
>>
>Well, a season pass for my home course (A muni 18) is about $450. I figure
>I play about 150 rounds, that's $3/round (18 holes) walking. I think a cart
>would add $11/round.
>
That's a helluva deal, depending on the course and it's condition and
upkeep. Can you play 6 days a week at that price?
___,
\o


   
Date: 28 Apr 2007 17:36:41
From: warren montgomery
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
>>Well, a season pass for my home course (A muni 18) is about $450. I
>>figure
>>I play about 150 rounds, that's $3/round (18 holes) walking. I think a
>>cart
>>would add $11/round.
>>
> That's a helluva deal, depending on the course and it's condition and
> upkeep. Can you play 6 days a week at that price?
>
Usually I can. Some days I have to get out real early (if they have a
shotgun event later) but I can basically play any day I don't have anything
else on. The course is a basic muni, not all that long, but with water in
play on 15/18 holes it's no pushover. As a muni they One 9 has a lot of
tightly packed parallel holes but the other spreads along the banks of a
river. As a muni they obviously aren't going to be as manicured as some,
but they mow the greens and tees every day, move the cups every day, and
power rake the bunkers every day, which is better than most publics in this
area manage. The town also has a 9 hole par 32 layout you can get unlimited
access to for something like another $75/year. We used to get the two
course pass, but over the years found we weren't playing the 9 holer more
than a few times a year, partly because it's popular with beginners and the
geriatric set and pace of play can be a problem (It's also surrounded by
houses making the threat of broken glass a constant worry, not something I
want to worry about while playing. Believe it or not there are complaints
about the price from some folks because there are lots of muni and
privately owned open-to-the public courses in this area that are comparably
priced, in some cases lower. Yes, we get winter and sometimes we have
tornados, but it's a good place to live if you like to play golf. (The most
recent issue of a weekly free paper devoted to Chicago area golf lamented
briefly having lost a course or two to housing development, but went on to
say we have something like 350 public tracks in the area.)
--
Warren Montgomery (wamontgomery@att.net)
http://home.att.net/~wamontgomery




 
Date: 27 Apr 2007 21:20:30
From: Rog
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf

"Faz" <chuckfaz@shawdelete.ca > wrote in message
news:TD3Yh.130676$DE1.44359@pd7urf2no...
> WALKING...........................................????????
> RIDING.................................................???????
>
> I refer to green fees only, this should be interesting.
>
>
> The Faz.
>
Local muni (Leicester) £15
Nearest pay 'n' play, Beedles Lake, £20
Carts are a rarity
I have a season ticket which covers the two municip courses, £360 (old farts
rate).




 
Date: 27 Apr 2007 09:37:10
From: Miss Anne Thrope
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
You're forgetting the human cost.

We're never going to have flying cars and robot servants if people keep
wasting time knocking balls into holes with sticks.



 
Date: 26 Apr 2007 20:47:45
From: Steve Gavette
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf

"Faz" <chuckfaz@shawdelete.ca > wrote in message
news:TD3Yh.130676$DE1.44359@pd7urf2no...
> WALKING...........................................????????
> RIDING.................................................???????
>
> I refer to green fees only, this should be interesting.

I don't know what the "average" is, but winter rates in Phoenix area range
from $38 walking at the munis to $250 or more at the high end (Troon, TPC,
etc). Mid-Summer rates are $15 walking at the munis. Not sure the high end
as most are available at huge discounts. TPC is one of the highest at ~$80,
and they don't discount. But I've played midday at Grayhawk for $30 riding.




 
Date: 26 Apr 2007 14:31:23
From: JMJizzle
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
On Apr 26, 10:34 am, "Faz" <chuck...@shawdelete.ca > wrote:
> WALKING...........................................????????
> RIDING.................................................???????
>
> I refer to green fees only, this should be interesting.
>
> The Faz.

Most munis around here (SW MO) are $12-15 walking, another $10 to
ride. The higher-end semi-private and private courses are more like
$40. I'm sure there's some in the $100 range, but I haven't played
them.



  
Date: 26 Apr 2007 18:04:35
From: Otto
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
The course I play at is public.

The county owns the land and a private investment group operates the
property.

Walking green fees:

Monday-Thursday-----------$21 (unlimited play)

Friday------------------------$26

Sat and Sun------------------$no walking until after 330 pm. The rate before
that is 45 and includes cart.


The basic cart fee is 14 bucks but is not waiverable on Sat and Sun until
after 330.

There are some reduced and twilight rates.

Juniors(under 18) pay their age. Cart fee($14) is extra.


Otto




 
Date: 26 Apr 2007 16:57:04
From: Matt
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf

"Faz" <chuckfaz@shawdelete.ca > wrote in message
news:TD3Yh.130676$DE1.44359@pd7urf2no...
> WALKING...........................................????????
> RIDING.................................................???????
>
> I refer to green fees only, this should be interesting.
>
>
> The Faz.


Up in Rochester NY

Most courses are between 30-40 to ride and 20-30 to walk.





 
Date: 26 Apr 2007 20:50:12
From: alan campbell
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
In message <1177613422.794013.228720@r30g2000prh.googlegroups.com >,
Draco <JPDFDA@HOTMAIL.COM > writes
>On Apr 26, 11:34 am, "Faz" <chuck...@shawdelete.ca> wrote:
>> WALKING...........................................????????
>> RIDING.................................................???????
>>
>> I refer to green fees only, this should be interesting.
>>
>> The Faz.
>
>The public course I play at,
>Walking..............$38.00 f/18
>Riding.................$58.00 F/18
>
>The last course I played at was in Vegas and it was,
>Walking.............$158.00 f/18
>Riding................$168.00 f/18
>
>
>The public course is nicer.
>
>
>Draco
>

I am a member at 2 clubs and have playing privileges at another so green
fees zero.
--
alan campbell



 
Date: 26 Apr 2007 11:50:22
From: Draco
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
On Apr 26, 11:34 am, "Faz" <chuck...@shawdelete.ca > wrote:
> WALKING...........................................????????
> RIDING.................................................???????
>
> I refer to green fees only, this should be interesting.
>
> The Faz.

The public course I play at,
Walking..............$38.00 f/18
Riding.................$58.00 F/18

The last course I played at was in Vegas and it was,
Walking.............$158.00 f/18
Riding................$168.00 f/18


The public course is nicer.


Draco



  
Date: 26 Apr 2007 14:28:15
From: Howard Brazee
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
My Men's club gets me $10 off my $30/month discount at my course - it
includes all the range balls I want, some group lessons, and twilight
rates. Yesterday I paid $15 to play 18 holes after work. If I took
a cart, I would have had to make sure they knew I wasn't using the GPS
so they wouldn't charge me for it.

Men's club is more expensive - it's at the resident rate for weekend
golfing. $37 for walkers. (Although they allow us to take carts
out to the shotgun start and pick them up for the trip back).

Non resident rate is higher. There's a Troon course closer to me,
that I like, but when I get e-mails telling about the special discount
to $60, I skip it.



 
Date: 26 Apr 2007 18:50:10
From: Rob Davis
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf

Why should this "be interesting"? It's kind of a goofy question IMHO. To
begin with, I assume we're only talking public courses (and USA?) ...
and then there's such a wide range of course quality and price, so
"average" isn't particularly meaningful. I Googled a couple of quick
references that indicated the median price to be in the $40 range which
sounds about right to me.

Or are you interested in what different people in the newsgroup pay in
different parts of the country? I play most of my golf here in L.A.
walking on muni courses in the weekday afternoons ... so I usually pay
about $20 (or less if I catch twilight rates). If I play on the
weekends, it usually jumps up into the $30-$50 range ... although it's
certainly easy to find courses that charge a lot more ($100+) ... out of
my financial range except for special occasions.

Rob

Faz wrote:
> WALKING...........................................????????
> RIDING.................................................???????
>
> I refer to green fees only, this should be interesting.
>
>
> The Faz.
>


 
Date: 26 Apr 2007 17:06:04
From: Jack Skwaht
Subject: Re: What is the average cost to play a round of golf
Faz wrote:
> WALKING...........................................????????
> RIDING.................................................???????
>
> I refer to green fees only, this should be interesting.
>
>
> The Faz.
>
>
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Decent walking course is $45-50 with a 1/2 cart another 15 or so.

Some of the upper end ride-only courses are $75-90 with our Nicklaus
course 100+. The ride-only places include range balls.


--
Jack Skwaht

“Every time you tell me you don’t know, I’ll kill you.”
Knapp--victim recovery specialist on Kidnapped, holding a gun to the
head of a bad guy who (‘til now) refuses to talk.