Looking for a Membership?
Do you love to golf?
Have you ever wanted to be a member of a golf club or country club, but always found it too expensive?
Murrysville Golf Club has changed the membership model!
Why are Country Club memberships declining? It's really simple actually. Members are charged an initiation fee to join, then a monthly fee that typically costs a few hundred dollars. On top of that, you're required to spend a certain amount per month in the clubhouse, and when you golf, you have the added cost of a caddy or a cart.
At public courses, memberships are significantly less expensive because you're only paying for the golf. You have a one-time payment and get all the golf you want.
But one of the drawbacks with a public course membership is that you've got cart fees, will spend money in the clubhouse and in most cases, league fees aren't included if you play in a league.
Let's do a little math.
For Western PA, the average public membership is roughly $1,000 for the year. Cart fees typically run about $15 per round. Let's say you play 30 rounds in a year. To add to the example, let's say you spend about $10 in the clubhouse per round on drinks and food. So your membership at a public course in the area is actually going to run y