Weather Insurance for Golf

The weather can slice into your profits.


In the game of golf, ideal weather is everything. Air temperature and rainfall affect whether players step up to the tee box. Imperfect weather conditions can quickly slice into your profits, and a weather insurance policy through Vortex can minimize Mother Nature’s impact on your business. We can help.

What is Weather Insurance for Golf?


Vortex Weather Insurance for Golf lessens the economic effects of unfavorable weather on golf tournaments and events–bad weather is bad business for golf. A weather insurance policy helps protect your business from increased expenses or loss of revenue caused by rain, heat, cold, or a combination. Our products range from data-driven hourly policies that insure your one-time event to long-term solutions that reduce risk and help protect your bottom line. We write a policy customized to your course or tournament needs with experience, simplicity, and flexibility.

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Why Do I Need Weather Insurance For Golf?

When the sun is shining, tee times fill up, food and drink carts serve hungry crowds, tournament play goes as planned, and your revenue dollars steadily increase. Unfortunately, cold fronts, soggy fairways, or heat waves can quickly diminish your bottom line. Many courses invest precious funds into weather forecast services, which, even when accurate, cannot reimburse lost profits.

A Vortex weather insurance policy can be the solution to ease your financial risks associated with bad weather. Since weather can affect a business in multiple ways, we tailor each policy to fit your business’ specific risk and concern. We build policies for rain, high and low temperatures, or any combination of measurable weather elements with duration, coverage, limit, payout structure, and triggering events customized to your needs. We focus on the weather so you can focus on more important things, like your events and operations.

How Does Weather Insurance for Golf Work?


We understand the weather, and our experienced meteorologists pair their knowledge and tools with our seasoned weather risk management team to develop diverse options tailored to your business’ specific needs. Vortex provides policies that address several types of weather risks, including, but not limited to:

  • Excessive total rainfall
  • Days with excessive rainfall
  • Days that are too hot
  • Days that are too cold
  • Combinations of rain and temperature

We also offer a variety of insurance periods, from a single hour to as much as an entire year. We'll use our expertise across multiple industries to pinpoint your most significant weather-related risks, then deliver a weather insurance policy that helps to manage those risks and protects your bottom line effectively. Our policies can insure your:

  • Tournaments
  • Seasonal Coverage
  • Fundraisers
  • Pro-Ams
  • Corporate Outings
  • Golf Vacation Packages
  • And More
  • Pro-Ams
  • Corporate Outings
  • Golf Vacation Packages
  • And More

What are my next steps?


Golf is an unpredictable sport, and so is the weather. Vortex offers our products nationwide and can help protect your business from weather risk any day or any time.

Our process is quick and easy, and working with us is uncomplicated and fast – like the perfect drive from tee to green.
Call us today for a free quote 1-203-550-6150

What Our Customers Say



“Anyone who is in charge of running a charity event with a large field should consider Vortex Weather insurance. Signing up for the insurance was easy and eliminated numerous concerns if weather became an issue. It was nice knowing all of the hard work we put into our event was not going to be wasted. We liked the flexibility to set our own terms based on the amount of rainfall and the time constraints. In addition, the price was very reasonable. Having Eric Anderson onsite to represent the company also provided us great confidence in the company and service offered. We will definitely be using the service again for future events.”

— Justin Malone, General Manager, Greensboro National Golf Club

“Our largest tournaments typically involve hundreds of teams playing across 20+ facilities across the city. Vortex insures key locations so while we may experience rain at one facility, but not the others, we know we’re still covered!”

— Tori Blake, Midwest Sports Productions

“Anyone charged with the execution of a high end, costly event can relate with losing sleep to concerns about weather issues. Vortex Weather Insurance enabled us to guarantee playable weather, or offer our participants their money back. This has dramatically eased our concerns leading up to big events and fundraisers where the ability to protect everyone involved increases confidence and credibility. The Metropolitan PGA has partnered with Vortex for our association events and also as a benefit to our Section Professionals who will benefit from investing in weather insurance for their most important events and outings.”

— Jeff Voorheis, Executive Director, MET PGA Section

“We were very fortunate to recently work with Vortex for one of our major events. The service was very easy to use and set up and provided us with the needed peace of mind in case the event was impacted due to rain. We will definitely be using the service again in the future.”

— Geoff Lofstead, Executive Director, South Florida PGA

“Thanks for your help with this process. No rain, thank goodness but I was comforted knowing that if it rained a lot, our budget wouldn’t be wrecked.”

— Ian A., Executive Director, Lakewood Alive – Lakewood, OH

“We scheduled a ‘rain or shine’ event that was a large investment for our organization and we needed to mitigate the risk of bad weather.”

— Bryce H., Salina Highbanks Speedway

“I wish we would have known about Vortex years ago. We’ve had so many jobs that were a washout day after day. Vortex Weather Insurance is an opportunity to shore up your company’s finances when the rain just falls and falls.”

— Bekki Fike, Lily Creek Construction

“Philadelphia Zoo has worked with Vortex Insurance Agency to mitigate the negative impact of adverse weather on attendance. Vortex has offered us creative solutions to weather risk, and we would recommend them to any business interested in removing the uncertainty of adverse weather from its economic model”

— Karl Fritz, Director Business Operations, Philadelphia Zoo

“Weather coverage enables us to protect ‘hard’ expenses that are in the budget, which will require payment whether the event is delayed or cancelled.”

— Dennis B., Beach Soccer Club, Virginia Beach

“We recognize that rain is one of our biggest obstacles when planning any of our outdoor events. With Vortex, it is great to know that we are financially covered if rain becomes problematic. The whole process is quick and simple.”

— Stephen Lecky, Venture Richmond Events, LLC

 
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