Robison, Jennifer
March 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);3/16/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 11, pP6
The article discusses several ways which golf courses in Nevada are employing to boost business as more golfers stay away from the greens due to the economic crisis. These include cutting down fees from over $100 to less than $50 per game and offering value added incentives such as giving a free round for every four rounds, discounts on food and apparel available at club houses and providing free transportation for visitors staying near golf courses. It also says that private clubs are considering the inclusion of the general public to improve business. INSET: VEERING OFF COURSE.


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