How much is too much to pay

In 2009 it is going to cost you $180US to play the Old Course at St. Andrews – in high season. Every other course needs to consider whether they are charging too much for a round of golf.

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Robert Thompson

A bestselling author and award-winning columnist, Robert Thompson has been writing about business and sports, and particularly golf, for almost two decades. His reporting and commentary on golf has appeared in Golf Magazine, the Globe and Mail, T&L Golf and many other media outlets. Currently Robert is a columnist with Global Golf Post, golf analyst for Global News and Shaw Communications, and Senior Writer to ScoreGolf. The Going for the Green blog was launched in 2004.

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    • Dave,

      That is exactly my point. Cost is only one factor is the struggle of growing the game (flat is the new up in business) but in this day and age it is a mighty powerful factor. I wonder how Ontario courses are going to service golfers with tight budgets this year next season.


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