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Golf – How You Can Afford To Play This Sport

Almost everyone has aware of various accounts of golfers who are spending big sum of money just to play on fancy courses but, how could these people enjoy it and spend thousands of dollars on a game where you have to hit the ball with a thin and long stick? Is it the clothes worn when playing this game or is it about the attraction of riding in golf carts?

We can’t deny the fact that one of the most expensive sports played today is golf and you may end up dropping hefty amount of cash just to get into top and well known golf clubs. On the other hand, you can actually save some cash if you do not play at fancy places and it does not need to be too expensive either. I will give you some tips on how you can make the cost of playing this sport to be fun without breaking your budget.

Buying clubs – normally, the clubs themselves cost around 150 to 500 dollars and that’s for a decent set. Though, you can still end up paying lots of cash if you want the best clubs to put into use like the ones that come with rocket boosters, laser lights and some special abilities.

Buying clothes – you read it right, actually you need to buy fancy clothes to play golf in various places like pointy shoes, and goofy hut. Don’t be surprised if you end up in spending a hundred dollars for a couple of golf outfit.

Rent golf carts – if you play regularly at golf clubs, they may let you use the golf cart free of charge as long as you are a member of the club. If you don’t have a membership however, you will usually spend at least 10 to 50 dollars depending on the golf course.

Getting into the course – you will approximately spend 10 to 30 dollars to play on either municipal or public golf courses but if you want to play on private clubs, be sure that you have a spare of hundred or thousands more. The prices for these golf resorts starts at 500 dollars for front and back nine and it’s just the initial cost. There are courses to which you can sign up for membership and the price is typically lower for its members.

Practice – not because you are not hitting a golf course, it does not mean that you should focus more on hitting the ball. Practice your skills at driving range is vital and you’ll likely end up spending 10 or 30 dollars per hour.

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