greens fee

noun
\ ˈgrēnz- How to pronounce greens fee (audio) \

Definition of greens fee

: 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 Fee is the cost of a greens fee and cart plus tax for a prime Saturday tee time. Mark Kazlowski, Dallas News, "The top 25 high-priced golf courses in Texas that cost $80 and above (2020)," 6 June 2020 Fee is the cost of a greens fee and cart plus tax for a prime Saturday tee time including tax. Mark Kazlowski, Dallas News, "The top 25 economy golf courses in Texas that cost $54 and under (2020)," 6 June 2020 All greens fees must be prepaid, either online or by phone. oregonlive, "More Portland-area golf courses are open, including SW Washington layouts as early as Tuesday with easing of coronavirus restrictions," 1 May 2020 On site, guests can take part in everything from archery and tomahawk throwing to fishing on Lake Mohonk and golfing with complimentary greens fees. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, "This Castle Resort Outside New York City Is Reopening June 15," 14 May 2020 All greens fees must be prepaid, either online or by phone. oregonlive, "More Portland-area golf courses are open, including SW Washington layouts as early as Tuesday with easing of coronavirus restrictions," 1 May 2020 The course is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and early season greens fees are $20. Beth Bragg, Anchorage Daily News, "As Palmer Golf Course opens, facemasks in the clubhouse are encouraged but handshakes are not," 26 Apr. 2020 In fact, according to the plea agreement, the spending was for golf green fees and over $10,000 in golf paraphernalia bought by U.A.W. officials, including Mr. Pearson and Mr. Jones. Noam Scheiber, New York Times, "Former U.A.W. Official Pleads Guilty in Corruption Scandal," 7 Feb. 2020 All greens fees must be prepaid, either online or by phone. oregonlive, "Portland-area public golf courses that are open and closed due to coronavirus outbreak," 17 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of greens fee

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Greens fee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greens%20fee. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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