greens fee

noun

: a fee paid for the privilege of playing on a golf course

called also green fee

Examples of greens fee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tickets are $225 per player, including lunch, cart, greens fees, dinner and a 19th hole celebration. Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Sep. 2023 The cost is $110 per person and includes the greens fee, cart and light lunch, with dinner after golfing. Also included are goody bags, door prizes and a Chinese auction. cleveland, 9 Aug. 2023 Fee is the cost of a greens fee and cart plus tax for a prime Saturday tee time. Sportsday Staff, Dallas News, 7 May 2023 Fee is the cost of a greens fee and cart for a prime Saturday tee time. Sportsday Staff, Dallas News, 5 May 2023 Registration is $175 per golfer and includes greens fee, golf cart, driving range balls, box breakfast, awards ceremony luncheon ticket, swag bag with apparel from Outerknown and admission to the auction. Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Aug. 2022 The fee includes greens fee, cart, morning snack, make your own bag lunch, on-course beverages (soft drinks and bottled water), a cocktail reception and buffet dinner. Hartford Courant, 14 July 2022 Summer greens fee $245 per person; lodging packages available. Chris Santella, Washington Post, 30 June 2022 The cost is $100 and includes just about everything – cart, greens fee, beverages, lunch, dinner and raffle prizes. cleveland, 11 June 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of greens fee was in 1909

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“Greens fee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greens%20fee. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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