Private golf clubs have great benefits for casual and serious fans of the sport. Members can attest to the beautifully curated courses and accessibility. Often close to home, private golf clubs offer vacations a simple drive away-an oasis in the middle of a city. Here are some common benefits shared among member courses.
1) You can play more frequently. With less traffic than an average course, start times are open and consistent. The lack of overcrowding also limits the chance of getting stuck behind a large or slow group. Even if this happens, it’s most likely a familiar regular who will let someone play through. On the flip side, a slow player will be relieved at the lack of pressure to hurry up. Nothing ruins a round faster than someone breathing down the neck.
2) The game will be more enjoyable. A large percentage of fees are committed to upkeep and maintenance. The majority of private golf clubs are committed to producing challenging but fun holes that take a long time to master. Coupled with perfect upkeep, they can be played again and again without getting boring.
3) Private establishments usually offer sizable discounts on guest passes. Therefore, a new member can bring their buddies out (who will certainly want to check out the impressive holes) while also meeting other regulars.
4) Depending on how often the membership is used, it can save money in the long term. An avid golfer who routinely hits the green will prefer a membership payment instead of paying for every single round. And an amateur golfer will have a new excuse to get out there more!
5) Private golf clubs are becoming more and more family friendly. A high percentage of them offer beginner courses for any age or gender, or even childcare for those too young to enjoy the sport. With flexible tee times and less pressure to speed through the course, an entire family can enjoy a round of golf together in a relaxing trip. High-quality clubs can be rented for those who haven’t yet invested in their own.
6) The fees also assure a great clubhouse, dining room, and other entertainment. This facilitates the welcoming social atmosphere and is a great place to watch a professional tournament or other sporting events. The menu is usually reasonably priced for members and their family and guests. Just like the course itself, the lodge will likely be an architecturally impressive building capable of hosting a variety of social events for its members.
All of these benefits constitute a smart life investment for those interested in honing their games and expanding their social life. Any blend of those two interests will be rewarded with a commitment to the local, private club.