A New York Golf Course Requiring ‘Corkage Fees,’ Breathalyzer Tests Nixes Rules After Viral Backlash

Enjoying a round of golf isn’t cheap when you factor in membership costs, equipment, and a celebratory round of drinks post-game. It’s no surprise, then, that unexpected expenses aren’t welcomed by players.

A New York golf course recently introduced a policy to charge corkage fees on members’ alcohol and a breathalyzer test needed to opt out of the charges, according to CBS Sports. Buffalo Tournament Club reversed the controversial rule nearly immediately, citing negative feedback both from visiting members and social media users.

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