Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Is Wooden Sticks a Public Course?
Yes, Wooden Sticks is open to the public.
What Holes are Inspired by the PGA?
Hole #1 Church Pew Bunker Feature “Oakmont”, Hole #3 Inspired by “#12 “Augusta”, Hole #4 Inspired by “#13 “Augusta”, Hole #9 Design Inspired by “Pine Valley”, Hole #10 Inspired by “#1 St. Andrews”, Hole #11A Inspired by “#8 Postage Stamp” Troon, Hole #11B Inspired by #17 the “Rabbit” Troon, Hole # 12 Design Inspired by “Pine Valley”, Hole # 13 Design Inspired by “Pine Valley”, Hole #14 Inspired by “Hogan’s Alley” Carnoustie, Hole #15 Inspired by “#17 St. Andrews, Hole #16 Design Inspired by “Pine Valley”, Hole #17 Inspired by “#17 Sawgrass”, Hole #18 Inspired by “#18 St. Andrews”
What is Included in the Green Fee?
Wooden Sticks golfers receive far more than just a greens fee… they experience the Wooden Sticks Player’s Badge; an inclusive package that consists of , green fees for 18 holes, shared use of power cart, full use of the practice facilities, and two meals – the choice of breakfast and lunch or lunch and dinner depending on their Tee Time. All appetizers, desserts, on course food & beverage, alcohol and Pro Shop purchases are extra and at the discretion of the golfer. From time to time Wooden Sticks will offer specials with one meal or no meals.
Does Wooden Sticks Host Golf Tournaments?
Yes, Wooden Sticks hosts many corporate and charity golf tournaments during the golf season. Our Tournament Coordinator, PGA of Canada professional staff and catering staff will work together to plan, facilitate and oversee your tournament. Wooden Sticks can accommodate tournaments with up to 180 guests. For further information about tournaments click here and to receive a tournament information package please email email@example.com or call 905-852-4379
Do you have Multi Green Fee Packages?
Yes, Wooden Sticks offers a variety of Multi Green Fee Packages that are designed to accommodate individual and corporate golfers. Choose from Tee Time Ownership, Weekday Packages or Weekend Packages these packages have savings up to 25% off regular rates.
How to make a Tee Time Reservation?
Tee Time reservations can be made by contacting the Clubhouse at 905-852-4379.
How can I Pay for my Green Fee?
Full payment by credit card is required on the day you call to make the tee time. There are no monetary refunds, credits will be issued. If you have a gift card/voucher the booking number must be provided upon booking. Alternate payment methods may be used on the day of play, expect for bookings completed online, but there will be a charge of $4.00 if credit cards are used. There is no charge for cash or debit.
Can Twosomes Book?
Yes, groups with two players may book. Twosomes will be paired with another twosome when possible.
I am a Single Player, Can I play?
Single players may inquire about availability 24 hours in advance. Single players must be paired up with a twosome or threesome. Single players cannot play alone.
What is the Cancellation/Refund Policy?
There are no monetary refunds in the event of cancellations or failure to show for a scheduled tee time. You may reschedule your tee time or receive a gift card credit for the amount paid. Depending on when you reschedule your tee time, upgrade charges may apply.
What is the Rain Check Policy?
1. Rain checks are only issued on the day of play. Anything prior is considered a rescheduled tee time. Depending on when you reschedule upgrade charges may apply.
2. Once arriving at the club, it is solely at the discretion of the player if they wish to play.
3. If they choose not to tee off and not eat their first meal, they receive the full value of the pre-paid green fee towards a future round of golf in the form of a dollar amount rain check receipt from the Total E POS system
4. If they choose not to tee off after eating their first meal, they receive the value of the prepaid green fee less the value of the meal in the form of a dollar amount rain check receipt from the Total E POS system
5. If after their first meal they decide to tee off and subsequently quit playing throughout the first 9 holes, they will receive 50% of the prepaid green fee less the value of the meal in the form of a dollar amount rain check receipt from the Total E POS system.
6. If they tee-off the tenth tee (second 9 holes) and subsequently do not finish because of rain, no rain check will be issued.
Rain Check Exceptions
In the event that lightning or excessive rain warrants closing the course and ending play (the club deems the course unsafe) all players will receive rain-checks equivalent to the last 9 holes played. In other words, players not completing 9 holes will receive a 18 hole rain check (equivalent in dollars to the amount paid that day less meal value consumed to that point) and those on their second nine holes will receive a 50% rain check of the value paid that day.
What is the Dress Code?
Wooden Sticks requests that all golfers follow the course dress code, failure to do so may result in a loss in golfing privileges. The following guidelines will be enforced:
- Men must wear a collared shirt or mock neck shirt and tailored Bermuda length shorts or tailored pants.
- Ladies must wear a collared shirt or crew neck shirt, Bermuda length shorts/skirt/skort or tailored pants.
- Denim jeans, cut-offs, track pants, and tank tops will not be permitted at Wooden Sticks.
- Appropriate footwear must be worn at all times. Golf shoes are recommended. Wooden Sticks is a soft spike facility.
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What Time Should I Arrive Prior to my Tee-Time?
Groups are asked to arrive at least 1 – 1.5 hours prior to their tee-time. This allows time to eat prior to tee off and warm up on the practice facilities. All golfers must register at Reception upon arrival at the course.
Are Club Rentals Available?
Yes. Rental Clubs can be arranged with the Pro Shop the day before or on the day of play. Men’s and Ladies sets are available in right hand and left hand. Rental sets are $50.00 + tax.
Can I set up a Tab/Account for the Day?
Golfers have the option of setting up an account upon check-in at Reception. Accounts may be used for any incidental purchases throughout the day. All accounts must be settled before leaving the course.
Are there Green Fees without Meals?
Generally, there are no golf packages available without meals. However, from time to time a promotion may exclude meals or only offer one meal.
Do you offer just 9 Holes of Golf?
We do not offer just 9 holes of golf; however, we do offer a “9 & Dine” golf package for two players. This package includes 9 holes of golf, shared use of power cart, and dinner for two people. This package is valid any day after 4:00 pm. PROGRAM IS CANCELLED FOR THE 2020 SEASON.
What is the Course Alcohol Policy?
All alcohol must be purchased from the course hospitality stations or clubhouse. This policy adheres to all legislated liquor laws and our liquor license. Unauthorized alcohol on the property will be confiscated.
Are there Gift Cards Available?
Yes, gift cards are available. You may purchase a gift card for any dollar amount which can be used for golf, the pro shop, dining etc. From time to time we offer gift packages which can include golf and merchandise. You may order a gift card over the phone by calling 905-852-4379 and either pick it up in person or we can ship it to you for a charge.View our gift card or gift package options here.
Do you Offer Lessons and Clinics?
Yes, Wooden Sticks offers a variety of lessons and clinics for the beginner to the experienced golfer. Our team of fully certified PGA of Canada Golf Professionals are dedicated to making you the best that you can be at this wonderful game. We offer comprehensive lesson programs that are taught in a casual and relaxed style, using the latest in state of the art teaching aides and video technology. For more information on all of our lesson and clinics CLICK HERE.
Do you host Weddings and Banquets?
Yes, Wooden Sticks hosts weddings and banquets all year long. Our event coordinator will work with you to plan and facilitate your event from start to finish. Enjoy award winning cuisine, exceptional service, and a beautiful golf course setting for ceremonies and photos. The spacious dining room can accommodate smaller groups, while the Elgin Room caters to groups with up to 170 guests and is an ideal place to host large weddings or banquets. Wooden Sticks is also a great place to hold holiday parties and other special events. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-852-4379.
What is the Tee Time Ownership Program?
The Wooden Sticks Tee Time Ownership Program is designed to accommodate individual and corporate golfers with a guaranteed weekly Tee Time for this season and beyond. Unlike private club memberships, the Wooden Sticks Tee Time Ownership Program allows any foursome you choose to golf for the day, ensuring maximum flexibility. Wooden Sticks also has smaller corporate packages available please email email@example.com or call 905-852-4379 for details.
Do you have On-Site Meeting Space?
Yes! Wooden Sticks offers a professional and affordable venue for all of your events. The clubhouse offers a professional meeting rooms, a private meeting/dining lounge and a banquet room for up to 180 attendees. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-852-4379.
Are you Open for Public Dining?
Wooden Sticks is open for public dining during the golf season May to October and it is recommended to call ahead for reservations. We also host special dining events throughout the year such as Valentine’s Dinner, Mother’s Day and Easter Brunches. Please check our website for upcoming dining events.If you are interested in planning your own special event, such as holiday parties, birthday parties or anniversary parties we will be happy to work with you to create your ideal event. For more information please email email@example.com or call 905-852-4379