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The Colorado AvidGolfer Golf Passport saves members up to 65% off green fees at 64 of Colorado’s top golf courses. Golf Passports can be purchased for $59.95, or for $20 more you will receive a dozen Callaway Chrome Soft Golf Balls. (Valued at $49.95) Green fees at participating golf courses include use of a cart and most offers include range balls. Additional membership benefits include a free Warrior Custom Golf Hybrid or Wedge (S&H not included, while supplies last); complimentary Preferred Clientele Club membership (dine and save at more than 120 locations) and a complimentary subscription to Colorado AvidGolfer magazine. Members also have the option of upgrading their Golf Passport and receiving their CGA/CWGA membership and USGA GHIN handicap for an additional $40.

How do I receive my discounted member rate to play?

Each golf course listing will have instructions on when the rate is available, how many days in advance you can make a reservation, and a phone number or website for the course to make a reservation. When calling for tee times, identify yourself as a Colorado AvidGolfer Golf Passport Member. At check in, you will be asked to show your activated Golf Passport and photo ID. Each person playing golf needs to have an activated Golf Passport to receive the member rate

How do I activate my Golf Passport?

Golf Passports purchased online will arrive activated, unless you purchase multiple Golf Passports in the same transaction. If multiple Golf Passports are purchased, one will arrive pre-activated and the other(s) will include activation instructions. Golf Passports purchased in-person at PGA TOUR Super Store, Colorado AvidGolfer business office and Denver Golf Expo will include activation instructions.

Click here to activate your Golf Passport. Enter activation code and member information and you will receive your personalized label within 7-10 business days. When your activation label arrives, affix it on page 1 of the Golf Passport.

How long will it take to receive my Golf Passport after I order online?

It typically takes 7-10 business days to receive your Golf Passport. You must have the Golf Passport in hand to receive the member discounts. If you have not received your Golf Passport after 10 business days please email [email protected].

How do I upgrade my Golf Passport to a Golf Passport Plus?

For $40, you can upgrade your Golf Passport to a Golf Passport Plus which includes a CGA/CWGA membership and an Official USGA handicap. Click here to purchase upgrade and make sure you have your Golf Passport ID number, which can be found on page 1 of your Golf Passport, to complete the upgrade.

I’m a Golf Passport Plus member, how do I activate my GHIN?

If you purchased or upgraded to a Golf Passport Plus between 2011-2017, your membership will be activated within 5 days of payment and your GHIN number will remain the same.

New members please click here and then click on “Join the Club” and enter your information.  You will be activated within 5 days of your application.

All members will need to access your GHIN account and update your scores through Ghin.com.  To create a profile if you have not done already, click here and click on “Create Profile”.  Once you enter and submit your information your profile will be updated.

If I had a Golf Passport Plus between 2011 and 2017 will my GHIN # stay the same for 2018?

Yes. If you purchased a Golf Passport Plus in 2011-2017 you will keep your same GHIN # for 2018.  We will reactivate your GHIN # as soon as your Golf Passport Plus is activated.

If I already have a GHIN # with another club and want to buy the Golf Passport Plus, can I keep the same #?

Yes. If you had a GHIN # within the last 3 years then you can keep the same GHIN # in the AvidGolfer Club. Make sure to enter your previous GHIN # when registering in the AvidGolfer Club. Click here to register your GHIN with our club.

How do I receive my dozen Callaway Chrome Soft golf balls?

If you purchased the Golf Passport online with the golf ball add-on you will receive your golf ball voucher for one dozen Callaway golf balls inside the front cover of your Golf Passport. If you purchased your Golf Passport at the PGA TOUR Superstore, Colorado AvidGolfer business office or Denver Golf Expo then you will need to activate your Golf Passport first and then you will receive your golf ball voucher with your activation label. The golf ball voucher can be redeemed at the following locations:

PGA TOUR Superstore – 9451 E Arapahoe Road, Greenwood Village

GOLFTEC Chapel Hills – 1741 Briargate Blvd, Colorado Springs

GOLFTEC Cherry Creek – 3773 Cherry Creek N Dr #130, Denver

GOLFTEC Denver Tech Center – 8000 E Quincy Ave, Ste 200, Denver

GOLFTEC Fort Collins – 4637 S Mason St, Fort Collins

GOLFTEC Lakewood – 12105 W Alameda Pkwy, Lakewood

GOLFTEC Westminster – 9440 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster

Golf balls can also be shipped for a $15. To have golf balls ship, send a check payable to Colorado AvidGolfer with your golf ball voucher to Colorado AvidGolfer, 7200 S. Alton Way Suite A-180, Centennial, CO 80112.

How do I receive the free Warrior Custom Tomahawk Edge Hybrid or Wedge?

The instructions of how to receive your free Warrior Custom Tomahawk Edge Hybrid or Wedge will be on your confirmation and activation email, and on page 1 of your Golf Passport.

How do I get the full listing of courses, prices and restrictions for the Golf Passport?

Click here to browse through all courses, pricing and availability.

You must have the Golf Passport in hand to acquire the member discounts.

What if I want to play today and I do not have a Golf Passport?

You can purchase your Golf Passport at the PGA Tour Superstore or Colorado AvidGolfer business office to receive it the same day. You must go online and activate your Golf Passport before you can use it. You will then print the bounce back confirmation email to be used as a temporary label. Use your confirmation email to verify ownership of the Golf Passport.

Can I share my Golf Passport?

No. Only the person who purchased it or it was activated for can use the Golf Passport. The golf course will ask to see identification when using the Golf Passport.

What if I lose or damage my Golf Passport?

Colorado AvidGolfer is not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen Golf Passports.

What is Preferred Clientele Club?

Colorado AvidGolfer and Preferred Clientele Club have partnered again for 2018 to provide even more benefit to your Golf Passport membership. The Preferred Clientele Club provides discounts at participating restaurants for 25% off or 2-for-1 offers at over 120 dining and retail locations. Preferred Clientele Club membership is $35/year but included with membership to the Golf Passport. Click here for full details on the added value of membership to the Preferred Clientele Club.

I’m giving the Golf Passport as a gift, but the actual Golf Passport hasn’t arrived yet…

The Golf Passport will arrive in the mail in 7-10 business days after ordering. However, here is a printable certificate if you are giving it as a gift.

Are there bulk discounts available?

For more information on purchasing Golf Passports in bulk, contact [email protected].

What is the Golf Passport Refer-A-Friend Program?

You can earn up to five (5) $10 gift cards to the PGA Tour Superstore as a thank you for referring friends! Encourage your friends to purchase their own Golf Passport by sharing the Refer-a-Friend coupon inside the Golf Passport with your Golf Passport account number. When your friend places their order, there will be a place for them to enter your name and Golf Passport account number.

Who can I call if I have issues ordering, activating, or upgrading my Golf Passport?

Call the Golf Passport line at 720-493-1729 ext. 18 or email [email protected]

What if my golf course would like to participate in the Golf Passport program, or I would like to be a sponsor?

For more information on how to be included in the 2019 Golf Passport as a participating golf course or to be a sponsor, contact [email protected].


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