5 Things Every Golfer Should Have
Whether you play golf every day, a few times a week or once a month, there are 5 things that every golfer should know that can help you save money throughout the year. The game of golf can be expensive and at times you may feel as though you cannot afford to play as often as you would like. Below are 5 things that can help you save at the course.
Learning and understanding the game of golf can be challenging and at times even frustrating. Having a home course that you play often helps you get comfortable while learning the basics. Getting to know the courses staff makes it easier to ask questions and feel comfortable in your own environment. As you play a course more than once you begin to study and learn the course, which helps you practice and improve each time. By improving your golf game you will begin to love the sport and more importantly you will understand it.
While at first the thought of purchasing a membership card may seem to be more expensive, by the time you add up green fees, membership cards help you save throughout the year which can help improve your golf game. Golf enthusiasts have found that being a cardmember is simply a more convenient way to enjoy regular games of golf. Not only that, but it benefits your friends, family and business clients… Card programs allow to book your tee times at the lowest available rate and you can bring up to 3 guests each visit and they will also receive the lowest card rate available. Not only do you receive discounts on green fees but you also receive significant discounts at the golf shop and on food and beverage.
When you download the courses mobile app it is so easy to book your tee time. You can also receive exclusive offers and specials. A number of OB Properties accept GolfCash, which is a new way people are paying for things at the course. You can use GolfCash to pay for green fees, purchase a beverage from the beverage cart (tip the beverage cart girl), pay for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the course. GolfCash is convenient and easy to use, you can even gift it to a friend. Maybe you lost a bet to your buddy? You can pay your dues through gifting a friend GolfCash.
When you subscribe to your home courses email list you begin to receive a number of exclusive offers that add up to major savings throughout the year. You will also receive emails about special events at the course, updates on course conditions, be the first to know about new products and services. To subscribe to your courses email list you can usually find it on the course’s website.
Are you a fan of your home courses Facebook page? If you are not a fan, you definitely should become one. The course will often post about contests and giveaways. The prizes offered range from free golf to GolfCash to be used to purchase anything at the course. You will learn more about the courses conditions and improvements. Facebook pages are a good source to find out about events, tournaments and special offers. You can even book a tee time straight from the course’s Facebook page!