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Old 12-15-2019, 10:55 AM
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My annual ski pass cost me $700 per year and I can ski for free at many resorts nation wide and even in europe - so when ski season ends it time to return to tv and play golf at a reasonable price
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Old 12-15-2019, 10:57 AM
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Are you moving? The price at restaurants have gone up too. AND at Publix. I paid twenty bucks yesterday for a chuck roast that I would have paid ten for ten years ago.

If you are "finished", does that mean you will play golf somewhere else? I have stopped playing but my husband still enjoys having so many 18 hole courses within driving range of his golf cart. It will be hard to find a place this wonderful somewhere else.

I am eighty as of last month and can't remember ever when prices went down.


How about the price of airfares compared to the value of the dollar from years ago and now
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Old 12-15-2019, 11:15 AM
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I know I heard someone say, “Please don’t compare prices from TV to places up north”. I won’t do that but you got to admit if you go outside the bubble there’s a lot of places cheaper & just as nice or nicer. Just because TV is closer they are more expensive to play than other places. I know from playing Championship courses, that the cheapest I’ve ever paid was $42. That’s OK because every non member pays the same as I do & even if you do have a membership they’re not saving much more than me. I’ll just keep playing the Executive courses for FREE.
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Old 12-15-2019, 11:18 AM
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It's to cover the 25% tax increase. When taxes go up 25% every business raises their prices to cover it. So consumers get hit multiple times.
BINGO, you’re right, 12ridehd !
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Old 12-15-2019, 11:30 AM
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Pickleball anyone?
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Old 12-15-2019, 11:54 AM
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Old 12-15-2019, 11:58 AM
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It is a big country, surely you can find affordable housing, 27 Championship golf course, 40 Executive courses, pools, tennis, pickleball, softball, recreation, free entertainment, bochy ball, 65 special interest clubs, and much more somewhere else. Please look!
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Old 12-15-2019, 12:02 PM
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the was a change in the rate schedule last year.. we went from 3 seasons of rate changes to 2

we used to have winter rates which were always the highest then summer rates which were the lowest and then fall rates... this year we had the same rate from may to end of dec. and I actually thought it balanced out if you play all year ...

so actually the rate increase for winter compared only to last years WINTER rates was minimal

they have yet to post what the upcoming may to dec rates are for 2020
You are correct, the rate increase from LAST WINTER is on the average $4.58.

Gracie is also correct have you seen the prices of beef lately!!

And BTW the the courses also had a 25% increase in property taxes!!!
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I know I heard someone say, “Please don’t compare prices from TV to places up north”. I won’t do that but you got to admit if you go outside the bubble there’s a lot of places cheaper & just as nice or nicer. Just because TV is closer they are more expensive to play than other places. I know from playing Championship courses, that the cheapest I’ve ever paid was $42. That’s OK because every non member pays the same as I do & even if you do have a membership they’re not saving much more than me. I’ll just keep playing the Executive courses for FREE.
I do admit their are cheaper and just as nice BUT some of us like convenience....and having a full service bar and restaurant and always running into people we know. There is a cost for that and it's one I am willing to pay. We do play out of the bubble now and then, especially if someone has a Groupon
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Old 12-15-2019, 12:10 PM
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It is a big country, surely you can find affordable housing, 27 Championship golf course, 40 Executive courses, pools, tennis, pickleball, softball, recreation, free entertainment, bochy ball, 65 special interest clubs, and much more somewhere else. Please look!
90 minute drive away from TV on the Gulf Coast. 18 hole championship golf course owned by the residents and fees set by the residents. Gated and walled community. Heritage Pines.

Heritage Pines 55+ Homes and Villas for Sale Hudson, FL
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Old 12-15-2019, 12:30 PM
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The greed has exploded. Green fees at the championship courses increasing beyond any thing we could imagine. I am finished !!
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Old 12-15-2019, 01:03 PM
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I guess I don't see what the big fuss is in this case, as prices go up on everything, everywhere. My Spectrum bill has gone up a whopping ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER MONTH from only one year ago with NO service changes. (33% in 1 year - Yikes!)
Now THAT'S something to cry about! I would kill for only a 10% increase!
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Old 12-15-2019, 01:16 PM
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I guess I don't see what the big fuss is in this case, as prices go up on everything, everywhere. My Spectrum bill has gone up a whopping ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER MONTH from only one year ago with NO service changes. (33% in 1 year - Yikes!)
Now THAT'S something to cry about! I would kill for only a 10% increase!
You are correct!
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Old 12-15-2019, 01:50 PM
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90 minute drive away from TV on the Gulf Coast. 18 hole championship golf course owned by the residents and fees set by the residents. Gated and walled community. Heritage Pines.

Heritage Pines 55+ Homes and Villas for Sale Hudson, FL
Yep, ONE 18 hole golf course...………………….
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Walk the executive courses -- it's free and you get the exercise. Your body (and doctor) will thank you.
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