Cypress Point is one of the most unlikely invitations in golf. Even for the well-heeled and well-connected, you must be sponsored by a member to play this Alister MacKenzie and Robert Hunter masterpiece along the jagged coastline of Monterey Peninsula, which is ranked No. A trip most golfers would dream about.
On average, 30 golfers play Cypress Point on a given day, easily making it one of the most exclusive courses in the world. Its members come from the highest echelons of corporate and political arenas, along with a celebrity or two like Clint Eastwood and Bob Hope.
As a result, Cypress Point , which admits women but does not have a black among its 250 members , decided last week it will no longer be one of the sites of the A.T.& T. Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, an event it has been a host to for more than 40 years.
|Weekdays (Mon-Thurs)||Weekends (Fri-Sun)|
|9 Holes – Walking||$15.00||$17.00|
|9 Holes – Riding||$26.00||$28.00|
|18 Holes – Walking||$22.00||$26.00|
|18 Holes – Riding||$38.00||$42.00|
Alister MacKenzie Robert Hunter
The World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 1 (4) Royal County Down G.C. 2 (3) Augusta National (Ga.) 3 (1) Pine Valley (N.J.) G.C. 4 (2) Cypress Point Club . 5 (6) Royal Dornoch G.C. (Championship) 6 (9) Royal Melbourne G.C. (West) 7 (5) Shinnecock Hills G.C. 8 (7) The Old Course at St.
Can I play Augusta National ? Eight ways to play golf at the course that hosts Masters Become a member. Be invited by a member. Work as a volunteer. Win the media lottery. Play college golf nearby. Write a book. Become a caddie. Get some other job at Augusta National .
Bobby Jones Alister MacKenzie George Cobb
Shadow Creek Golf Course
Liberty National Golf Course in Jersey City, NJ Initiation fee: $450,000-$500,000; Annual dues: $29,000. Across from Manhattan, it has a marina and private vessel for its 200 members. It cost $250 million to build, making it the most expensive golf course ever built.
Recommended gratuity is $25 to $40 per player and can be higher or lower based on level of service. Caddies will offer at least one cashless option (e.g. Square, Zelle, Venmo) to accept gratuities. If cashless is not an option for the guest, cash gratuities are to be placed in an envelope provided by caddie .
The Augusta National initiation fee — a onetime fee paid upon joining a golf club — is believed to be between $20,000 and $40,000 . How much is a round of golf at Pebble Beach?
|April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020||April 1, 2020 – March 30, 2021|
|Single Caddie Fee||$145||$145|
That means the value of the entire deal has more than quadrupled — to somewhere in the range of $3.2 billion to $3.7 billion. Over that same period of time the S&P 500 has increased two and a half times, making those Pebble shares a pretty solid investment if you were lucky enough to get invited into the deal.
Initiation fees range from $250,000 to $500,000 . (Also voted #1 Golf Club in the U.S.) Pine Valley Golf Club is known as one of possibly the best golf course in the world. The board of directors reach out to potential members for the private club and is not open to application.