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The Official Tee Time Site of the PGA TOUR Eliminates Booking Fees on all Platforms

CHICAGO – March 13, 2017 – by PGA TOUR, the official tee time site of the PGA TOUR, today announced the elimination of booking fees.  Now golfers can book tee times without a booking fee on, the mobile app or 24/7 via the reservation center.  

The fastest growing tee time reservation site in golf, by PGA TOUR launched in 2013 with a commitment to making it easier for golfers to book their next round.  

“ by PGA TOUR invites golfers to book their next tee time without booking fees,” said Gary Cohen, chief executive officer, EZLinks Golf – developers of  “We are eliminating the hurdle to online reservations and fulfilling our commitment to golfers and golf courses to make it as easy as possible for golfers to book their next round.”  

With booking fees topping $3 on some online sites ($12 per foursome), the incremental expense made online booking cost prohibitive for many golfers. by PGA TOUR first debuted the No Booking Fees promotion in its app in November 2016.  Today, is extending the No Booking Fee convenience to all platforms – online, on app, on the phone.    

“Whether you book one round or every round on by PGA TOUR, your booking fee will be free,” Cohen said.

Offering half a million tee times and deals golfers won’t find anywhere else, by PGA TOUR wants to make it easier for anyone to play.  Operated by golf technology leader EZLinks Golf, a PGA TOUR affiliated company, by PGA TOUR is the only tee time reservation site to bear the PGA TOUR mark.  

“The PGA TOUR chose to enter the online tee time marketplace, through an affiliate investment in EZLinks Golf, to further our commitment to growing the game,” said Ty Votaw, chief marketing officer, PGA TOUR.  “We believe no booking fees will contribute to this mission and will appeal to a new generation of golfers who are used to buying most everything online without the added expense of fees.” 

For more information or to book your next tee time, visit   

About EZLinks Golf LLC

EZLinks Golf LLC, a PGA TOUR affiliated company, produces industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry. Founded in 2015 by an affiliate of the PGA TOUR and EZLinks Golf, Inc. (established 1995), EZLinks Golf LLC software and service suite is tailored for golf and includes: tee sheet, point of sale, 24/7 reservation center, online booking engines, marketing services, 24/7 support and by PGA TOUR ( – an online tee time marketplace connecting millions of golfers with tee times at golf courses worldwide. For more information, visit


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