Stowe Mountain Resort

Rules & Policies

COURSE RULES

All players must check in with the golf shop prior to play. All players are to have their own bag and set of clubs. Play is to begin on the #1 tee unless instructed otherwise by golf shop personnel.All food and beverages must be purchased from the course. All players are expected to wear appropriate golf attire and act in accordance to the spirit and etiquette of the game at all times on the property, both toward other players and golf course personnel.

RESERVATIONS

Call 802.760.4653 (GOLF) or 802.253.4893

Reservations: Reservations will be taken two weeks in advance. Tee times between 7am and Noon may require valid credit card guarantee. 

  • Twelve or more players are considered a group and may conform to a different combination discounted services and fees.
  • Fivesomes may be allowed during off peak times at the sole discretion of the golf shop.
  • Standby, or walk-in groups of any size, are encouraged and will be accommodated at the first available opportunity.
  • Players making reservations of less than four players should plan on being paired with another player or players by the golf shop.

PACE OF PLAY POLICY

Based on the feedback received from our patrons, one of the most important factors affecting customer satisfaction is pace of play. In an effort to improve golfer satisfaction we have established a Pace of Play Program that we are calling “It’s About Time” and it’s specifically designed to increase golfer’s enjoyment by improving awareness and providing strategies so golfers can avoid slow-play.

The “It’s About Time” Pace of Play Program is based on the principles of playing “Ready Golf”. We are asking all players to adhere to a 4 hour round of golf as detailed in of USGA Time Par Schedule. 

The most important item to remember is to keep up with the group in front of you. If you or your group falls behind on one hole you are expected to play efficient golf and regain your position. This might mean playing ready golf and doing continuous putting, both of which are allowed in stroke play.

USGA Time Par – Provided By The Vermont Golf Association

Hole#

Time Par Hole# Time Par
1 15 Minutes 10 9 Minutes
2 8 Minutes 11 16 Minutes
3 15 Minutes 12 14 Minutes
4 9 Minutes 13 12 Minutes
5 13 Minutes 14 15 Minutes
6 17 Minutes 15 12 Minutes
7 14 Minutes 16 14 Minutes
8 9 Minutes 17 13 Minutes
9 17 Minutes 18 10 Minutes
Turn 8 Minutes
Front 9 1:57 Back 9 1:55

USGA Pace Rating Total Time 4:00 Hours

Pace of Play Suggestions

  • Play ready golf; tee off when ready – no honors, in the fairway – hit when ready.
  • Stay within one stroke of the group ahead of you.
  • Plan your shot while walking to your ball or while others are playing.
  • Walk directly to your golf ball; don’t follow others unless assisting in a search.
  • If riding, take several clubs to your ball so you won’t have to walk back to the cart.
  • If using yardage measuring devices share yardages within your group where necessary.
  • Be efficient with your pre-shot routine.
  • Take no more than two practice swings.
  • Be ready to play when it is your turn.
  • Line up your putt when others are putting and be ready to play when it is your turn.
  • Leave your clubs on the side of the putting green towards the next tee.
  • Leave the putting green promptly after holing out.
  • Record your scores on the next tee.

You are a part of the cure- Please call the pro shop when you find a slow group and we will immediately work to resolve the situation.

RAIN CHECK POLICY

Please check the forecast prior to playing. If rain is in the forecast, there are no rain checks. A rain check may be issued only if the golf course superintendent or golf operations manager deems the course unplayable. Players are expected to continue play during rain and/or drizzle.  Rain checks are issued depending on the number of holes played.

  • 1-4 holes the customer receives a gift card valued at the price paid upon check-in.
  • 4-13 holes the customer receives a gift card valued at 50% of the price paid upon check-in.
  • 14 or more holes do not qualify for a rain check There are no cash refunds.

DRESS CODE POLICY

Men: Shirts must be worn at all times and collars are recommended. Tank tops and athletic attire are not permitted. Women: Backless & bare midriff garments are not permitted. All players: short shorts, cutoffs & metal spikes and athletic cleats are prohibited.

FROST DELAY POLICY

Following the delay, tee times will tee off in order of the originally scheduled tee time.

SPECTATOR POLICY

In the interest of safety, spectators are limited to following a particular group and are required to rent and utilize a golf cart. Pleasure trips across the course are not safe, interfere with play and are not be permitted.

CALL BACK WAITING LIST

No tee times available when you call? Ask about our call back waiting list. Our staff will take your name, phone number and size of group and you will be called when a time becomes available.