Can you pay by the hole to play golf?
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Can you pay by the hole to play golf?

The 18th green at sunset on the Coore-Crenshaw course at Sand Valley Golf Resort (Photo by Darin Bunch /

Most golfers know that, when they go to play golf at a golf course, they're going to pay to play nine or 18 holes. However, as golf tries to appeal to the time constraints of most people, more and more golf courses are offering unique ways to play golf. These forward-thinking facilities are letting golfers pay for three, six or 12 holes in addition to the traditional nine or 18.

However, there's also a new concept out there that more courses are adopting which lets golfers pay by the hole. It's called

At participating courses, players can hop on and play as many holes as they would like, only paying for however many holes they play. It's like a form of a twilight rate, which typically forces a golfer to pay for an 18-hole round at a reduced rate after a certain time -- regardless of how many holes they actually finish. With, players not only still get a discount, but they're not forced to fork it over all for some undetermined number of holes.

It's a cool idea that's gaining more traction, so check out and see if it's available on a course near you.

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