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November 24, 2017

Joining the Club

Joining the Club
Boca Raton Resort & Club • Membership: $30,000 (no assessments, no minimums). • Annual dues: $7,290 social; $4,800 single golf; $6,800 family golf. • Includes: Two championship golf courses with clubhouse; pro shop; locker rooms; bag storage; certified instruction; 30 tennis courts; Waldorf Astoria Spa; 32-slip marina (accommodating yachts of 100 feet or longer); half-mile private beach; restaurants; three health clubs; seven swimming pools; kids club (ages 3-12). • Note: All members pay the membership fee and social dues. Social members may pay daily fees for golf, or add a golf option (single or family) if they play often.

Resort hotels offer an array of golf, social memberships

By Martin Lenkowsky

previous installment of SFBW’s “Inside the Gates” series discussed top private residential clubs, but there are options for golfers even if they don’t live in a country club community.

The Seagate Country Club, Delray Beach • Membership: $30,000. • Annual dues: $12,000 country club; $15,000 resort (includes beach club and country club). • Includes: 18-hole championship golf course; practice facilities; driving range; private golf lessons with PGA professionals (charges apply); private tennis lessons with tennis professionals (charges apply); pro shop; children’s golf and tennis programs (charges apply); valet parking; Har-Tru tennis courts; seasonal discounts on room rates; waived resort fees; special holiday and social events; access to restaurants.

The Seagate Country Club, Delray Beach
• Membership: $30,000.
• Annual dues: $12,000 country club; $15,000 resort (includes beach club and country club).
• Includes: 18-hole championship golf course; practice facilities; driving range; private golf lessons with PGA professionals (charges apply); private tennis lessons with tennis professionals (charges apply); pro shop; children’s golf and tennis programs (charges apply); valet parking; Har-Tru tennis courts; seasonal discounts on room rates; waived resort fees; special holiday and social events; access to restaurants.

 

The Diplomat, Hallandale • Annual dues: $5,700 individual; $7,700 family; $4,800 executive individual (40-under); $6,700 executive family (40-under) • Includes: Unlimited golf and practice range access; 14-day advance tee time reservations; cart fees up to $25 for 18 holes, $15 for nine holes; GHIN handicap maintenance; locker, storage and shoe cleaning; special savings on clinics, private instruction, guest rates, member-guest days, club dining, catered events, tennis, and golf and tennis merchandise; reciprocal privileges at nearby Troon GC; valet and parking; monthly events; pool access. • Note: Seasonal dues (Nov. 1-April 30) are available; $4,700 individual or $6,300 family.

The Diplomat, Hallandale
• Annual dues: $5,700 individual; $7,700 family; $4,800 executive individual (40-under); $6,700 executive family (40-under)
• Includes: Unlimited golf and practice range access; 14-day advance tee time reservations; cart fees up to $25 for 18 holes, $15 for nine holes; GHIN handicap maintenance; locker, storage and shoe cleaning; special savings on clinics, private instruction, guest rates, member-guest days, club dining, catered events, tennis, and golf and tennis merchandise; reciprocal privileges at nearby Troon GC; valet and parking; monthly events; pool access.
• Note: Seasonal dues (Nov. 1-April 30) are available; $4,700 individual or $6,300 family.

 

Trump National Doral Golf Course • Membership: $50,000 (full golf). • Monthly dues: $945 a month. • Includes: Member-only clubhouse; no green fees (cart fee only); seven-day advance tee time on member-only course; three-day advance tee time on nonmember courses; designated member-only tee times; unlimited driving range access; pool access; social events; complimentary tennis; complimentary valet parking; discounts on food and beverage, spa services and retail purchases; member pricing on resort accommodations. • Note: Junior membership (35-under) monthly dues $475 a month. Membership requires 10 percent at joining, 10 percent on 30th birthday, balance paid in annual increments ages 35-45. Amenities vary.

Trump National Doral Golf Course
• Membership: $50,000 (full golf).
• Monthly dues: $945 a month.
• Includes: Member-only clubhouse; no green fees (cart fee only); seven-day advance tee time on member-only course; three-day advance tee time on nonmember courses; designated member-only tee times; unlimited driving range access; pool access; social events; complimentary tennis; complimentary valet parking; discounts on food and beverage, spa services and retail purchases; member pricing on resort accommodations.
• Note: Junior membership (35-under) monthly dues $475 a month. Membership requires 10 percent at joining, 10 percent on 30th birthday, balance paid in annual increments ages 35-45. Amenities vary.

 

Bonaventure Golf Club, Weston • Annual dues: $1,800 individual; $2,600 family (dependents to age 24); $1,300 junior executive (49-under) individual; $2,100 junior executive family (dependents to age 24). • Includes: Daily golf (cart fee $18 a player, or no fee on certain days and times); seven-day advance registration; 30 percent off range balls; preferred accompanied guest days (November-April, $37; May-October, $32); preferred play at Davie Golf Club ($10 off South Florida rate for member and a guest); $5 off weekday golf board rental; 10 percent off merchandise, food, beverages, regular guest golf fees.

Bonaventure Golf Club, Weston
• Annual dues: $1,800 individual; $2,600 family (dependents to age 24); $1,300 junior executive (49-under) individual; $2,100 junior executive family (dependents to age 24).
• Includes: Daily golf (cart fee $18 a player, or no fee on certain days and times); seven-day advance registration; 30 percent off range balls; preferred accompanied guest days (November-April, $37; May-October, $32); preferred play at Davie Golf Club ($10 off South Florida rate for member and a guest); $5 off weekday golf board rental; 10 percent off merchandise, food, beverages, regular guest golf fees.

 

Boca Raton Resort & Club • Membership: $30,000 (no assessments, no minimums). • Annual dues: $7,290 social; $4,800 single golf; $6,800 family golf. • Includes: Two championship golf courses with clubhouse; pro shop; locker rooms; bag storage; certified instruction; 30 tennis courts; Waldorf Astoria Spa; 32-slip marina (accommodating yachts of 100 feet or longer); half-mile private beach; restaurants; three health clubs; seven swimming pools; kids club (ages 3-12). • Note: All members pay the membership fee and social dues. Social members may pay daily fees for golf, or add a golf option (single or family) if they play often.

Boca Raton Resort & Club
• Membership: $30,000 (no assessments, no minimums).
• Annual dues: $7,290 social; $4,800 single golf; $6,800 family golf.
• Includes: Two championship golf courses with clubhouse; pro shop; locker rooms; bag storage; certified instruction; 30 tennis courts; Waldorf Astoria Spa; 32-slip marina (accommodating yachts of 100 feet or longer); half-mile private beach; restaurants; three health clubs; seven swimming pools; kids club (ages 3-12).
• Note: All members pay the membership fee and social dues. Social members may pay daily fees for golf, or add a golf option (single or family) if they play often.

 

Fisher Island Club • Membership: $40,000. • Annual dues: $25,520 family (includes dependent children under 24); $3,950 individual golf; $4,650 family golf. • Includes: Unlimited greens fees; unlimited range use; priority tee time reservations; complimentary golf clinics.

Fisher Island Club
• Membership: $40,000.
• Annual dues: $25,520 family (includes dependent children under 24); $3,950 individual golf; $4,650 family golf.
• Includes: Unlimited greens fees; unlimited range use; priority tee time reservations; complimentary golf clinics.

Grand Palms Spa and Golf Resort, Pembroke Pines

• Annual dues: $1,995 single (daily); $2,695 family (daily); $1,495 (weekdays only).

• Includes: $21 cart fee; discounts on pro shop merchandise, restaurants and local hotel bookings.

Turnberry Isle Miami, Aventura

• Membership: Nonrefundable $75,000 for full golf (or $65,000 cash or $150,000 refundable deposit paid in full), includes extended family and legacy privileges; nonrefundable $50,000 for executive golf (age 45-under) with 10-year interest free financing or $45,000 cash.

• Includes: 12 complimentary annual golf guest passes; unlimited play for cart fee on two Raymond Floyd-designed courses; complimentary locker and bag storage; discounted instructional clinics and lessons; complimentary valet parking; beach club access; pool access; fitness and spa access, including fitness classes; access to dining areas, bar, library and card room; member pricing on resort accommodations and purchases; unlimited tennis; adult and children’s activities; transferability of membership to adult children, grandchild or parent.

• Note: Social memberships start at $20,000 for limited golf (six rounds, Oct. 1-May 31) and unrestricted golf (June 1-Sept. 30) access.

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