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Trying to figure out my budget for my league this year. I was wondering what you guys spend on your end of the year outing. Green fees, carts, food and what do you put away for prizes.

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Our Club-Without-Real Estate has a year ending annual meeting.  It is always held mid-week.  We have 180-200 members but probably only 60-70 attend since we charge $50-$65 for the day.  At $65 this year, we expect to lose money but typically have a surplus heading into the last event

The day involves continental breakfast, modified shotgun start, 18 holes of golf with cart [usually at a nice but not special golf course], buffet lunch, gift certificates for various winners (range from $200 to $20). We award year long competition winners and discuss plans for the next year.  Finally, the members may air their ideas and grievances to the Board and we take notes.

I suggest you look at what was spent a year ago.  Going to a course other than the League course seems like a nice change of pace.  A modified shotgun (for example, everyone starts on #12, 13, 14,15,16,17, 18 and 1) allows your group to finish at close to the same time.  No one usually expects gourmet food so a simple and relatively inexpensive meal makes sense.  We like gift certificates versus actual prize items but maybe your group is different.

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I play at a semi-private club, and all the full-time and yearly members get to play in the Club Championship.

We're lucky... You pay $15 for lunch, and everything else - SWAG bag, raffle items, prizes - is covered by the club.

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