greens fee

noun
\ ˈgrēnz- \

Definition of greens fee 

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

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The entry fee is $90 per person, which includes greens fees and a cart for the entire event. baltimoresun.com, "Digest (June 29): Baltimore golf courses hosting match play tournament," 30 June 2018 Cost is $165 for members and $195 for nonmembers; including green fees, range balls, lunch on Day 1 and awards and prizes. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Blue Star families honored," 13 July 2018 When visitor green fees were raised in January, the cost to walk the South rose to $202 Monday-Thursday and $252 Friday-Sunday. Tod Leonard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Decade later, U.S. Open memories draw many fans to Torrey Pines," 12 June 2018 The entry fee is $90 per person, which includes greens fees and a cart for the entire event. baltimoresun.com, "Digest (June 29): Baltimore golf courses hosting match play tournament," 30 June 2018 Golf Oak Lawn: The Oak Lawn Park District will host a four-player scramble, open to all golfers, at 7:30 a.m. July 4 atStony Creek Golf Course, 5850 W. 103rd St. Fee: $45 per player, including green fees, cart fee, range balls, lunch and prizes. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Sports calendar," 26 June 2018 The entry fee is $90 per person, which includes greens fees and a cart for the entire event. baltimoresun.com, "Digest (June 26): Former Mount St. Mary’s star signs to play in Empire Professional Baseball League," 26 June 2018 The statement lauded the service provided by Trump National: donations of greens fees and charging the team just for food and beverages. Katie Mcinerney, Philly.com, "Hockey fundraiser held at Trump golf course in New Jersey will move after 2018," 25 June 2018 Fee: $45per player per scramble, including green fees, cart fee, range balls, lunch and prizes. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Sports calendar," 22 May 2018

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First Known Use of greens fee

1909, in the meaning defined above

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