In golf, the smaller the number, the bigger the win and that can be true for both your golf trip expenses and your scorecard. Whether you’re getting ready for your first golf getaway or you are a seasoned pro looking to make the most of your tee time, we have our top 5 suggestions to help save some green without compromising your golf experience.
- The More the Merrier
See if you can gather enough golfers to book more than just a foursome. Not only can you split communal costs like travel expenses, you might be able to take advantage of group discounts for lodging. Groups of 16 or more can take advantage of Blue Mountain group discounts on Resort offerings including golf packages at Monterra.
- Stay Where You Play
Avoid wasting money and time with unnecessary travel to-and-from your course. Find a destination that offers lodging that is accessible from the course. When you play at Monterra, you are steps away from a variety of lodging options including cozy townhomes and spacious suites. Keep an eye out for deals and packages when you book your accommodations with your tee time.
- Dine on a Dime
It is hard to resist the food cart when you’re on the back 9 and your stomach is growling but you can save some cash by holding out for après tee rather than snacking along the way. Keep an eye out for seasonal specials during shoulder seasons like Springlicious in the Village. You can keep things even more frugal by opting for ‘homemade’ meals during your trip. Most of Blue Mountain’s accommodations include a kitchen or kitchenette making it easy to bring your own groceries and prepare meals in the suite.
- Play Off-Peak
It pays to be flexible with your tee time. Take advantage of the spring and fall seasons when the course is less busy and rates are discounted. If you’re sticking to summer, try twilight or sunset tee times when the green fees are lower as are the temperatures outside. Another time to snag a deal is midweek when fees at Monterra can be nearly 50% off.
- Stay In-The-Know
The best rates on memberships and packages are usually offered well before the golf season even starts. Keep up-to-date on special offers by signing up for email lists or following your favourite destinations online so you can make your move when the best deals are just being teed up.