FAQs
Getting started in any new activity can be intimidating, so we're here to help answer some questions you may have.


I don't know the rules, what do I need to know?

As a beginner it can be daunting when heading out to the course for the first time, here are a few 'rules' to help with misconceptions that you have to play by the real rules.

What's a handicap and do I need one?

As a beginner it can be daunting when heading out to the course for the first time, here are a few 'rules' to help with misconceptions that you have to play by the real rules.

 

Why are there coloured tees? What do I need to know about course lengths?

As a beginner it can be daunting when heading out to the course for the first time, here are a few 'rules' to help with misconceptions that you have to play by the real rules.



Flexiclub FAQs


What is LOVE Golf Flexiclub?

LOVE Golf Flexiclub is an online virtual golf club for casual golfers that provides the flexibility to play a variety of golf courses at a time that suits their lifestyle. There are multiple pricing options to cater for every budget.

We are only accepting the first 2,000 golfers to register.

 

What are the benefits of joining LOVE Golf Flexiclub?

The benefits you receive depends on whether you choose to join LOVE Golf Flexiclub as a Free, Annual or Monthly member.

Free members receive an average score indicator, MyGolf Profile on golf.co.nz, access to LOVE Golf Play and can retrieve their old scores.

Annual or Monthly LOVE Golf Flexiclub members have access to a greater number of benefits such as becoming an official member of New Zealand Golf, an official New Zealand Golf handicap, access affiliated green fee rates, access to LOVE Golf Play, access to MyGolf and Tee Booking on golf.co.nz and New Zealand Golf and Tee Booking App with the opportunity to redeem a welcome package valued at $50.

 

Where can I play?

Once you are a member of LOVE Golf Flexiclub, you can book a tee time at any golf course, subject to course availability. Each time you play, you must pay a green fee which can vary in price from course to course.

 

Will I be eligible for affiliated green fees?

As an official member of New Zealand Golf, you are eligible to receive an offer for affiliated green fees. However, an offer for affiliated green fees is at the full discretion of a golf club and not all golf clubs have an affiliated green fee rate.

 

I have never had an official New Zealand Golf handicap before, how many scorecards do I need to submit?

You need to submit 90 holes of scores. This can be made up of 10 x 9 hole scores or 5 x 18 hole scorecards or a combination of both. Scorecards must be dated, signed by yourself and your marker.

 

What are the benefits of having an official New Zealand Golf handicap?

The handicap allows golfers of all ages and skills levels to compete equitably against each other which makes golf one of the most unique sports in the world. You will also be able to track your progress over time, compete in corporate days, charity events and other fun competitions with your friends and family.

 

How do I get my old scores back?

To retrieve your old scores, you need to tell us your old membership 7-digit ID or where you were last a member.

 

Who can join LOVE Golf Flexiclub?

LOVE Golf Flexiclub is open for all golfers who are non-members of a golf club. From the date 1 October 2018, any resigned member of an affiliated New Zealand Golf club must stand down for 12 months prior to being eligible to joining LOVE Golf Flexiclub, unless you receive an exemption. Contact flexiclub@nzgolf.org.nz to check your eligibility.

 

How do I cancel my membership?

Login to your lovegolf.co.nz profile and click ‘cancel my membership’. Your membership will expire at due payment.