What’s your policy on staff play?
Many golf courses see it as a way to reward a job well done, but it can be a challenge if you have members out on the course.
Golf Business Canada, the magazine of the National Golf Course Owners Association of Canada, recently surveyed its readers to see how they felt about staff play. You can read the results of that and other surveys by clicking here, then the Survey Says section for the PDF.
Then, see the section Staff Golf Privileges, Biggest Challenge: Managing the times they want to play.
55% offer staff pricing.
53% must work a minimum number of hours.
83% managed staff play through the pro shop.
66% have a written policy.
86% provide free golf to all staff.
71% say staff golf is a challenge