The Value of a Golf Membership at Your Local Course

For years I believed that the value of a golf membership was based solely on the number of rounds you plan to play each year. I calculated the price per round value to determine if a membership was warranted. I explained this simple math problem to many would-be membership buyers and thought I was doing everyone a good service. Well, after talking to Jeff Rogerson, GM and Managing Director, at my home course of Osprey Links Golf Course, I realize that I have been offering poor advice and today I hope to correct that error.

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Paying for Golf in 2017

A man holds the new Canadian 100 dollar bill made of polymer in Toronto November 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

REUTERS/Mark Blinch

This quick post is for all those who wondering how to pay for their golf in 2017. Traditionally, I am a member at one course and play periodically at different courses for tournaments or fun rounds. But, this method of payment does not work for everyone.

Golf can be expensive and most discerning golfers try to stretch their dollar to maximize their play throughout the year. It is difficult sometimes, but for the most part, it takes a bit of research and ingenuity.

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