The most powerful golf course management system,
now with payments

Lightspeed Payments has everything you need to make sales and get paid—all at a competitive rate.

The most powerful golf course management system, <br>now with payments

Accept payments anywhere on your course.

From online bookings to pro shop purchases, manage all your transactions in one system.

  • Enjoy simple pricing with no hidden fees—no one likes surprises
  • Schedule house accounts to automatically settle on a fixed date every month
  • Access accurate real-time reports and settlements daily
  • Manage your golf operations and financials from your POS

Give your golfers the flexibility to pay anywhere.

Save on credit card processing fees.

  • Integrated solution improves booking and check-in experience for employees and golfers
  • No-shows are no problem—you can require pre-payments online or simply require credit card entry
  • We walk you through every step of the setup process
  • Golfers benefit from a fast, secure checkout experience with built-in PCI compliance and fraud prevention

Get a free rate analysis.

Are you paying too much for payment processing? Our pricing structure is simple, with no hidden fees. Find out how much you can save when you sign up for Lightspeed Payments.

Sign up for Lightspeed Payments today.

Setting up is easy.
Online payment rate: 2.6% + 30¢
Tapped, inserted, or swiped rate: 2.6% + 10¢

Built-in protection secures your data.

Your protection is our top priority. We take care of securing your data so you can focus on running your course.

  • Constant monitoring for suspicious activity
  • Active global fraud prevention
  • End-to-end secure data encryption for all transactions
  • Dedicated chargeback management experts

The kind of support you've always wanted.

With free, personalized support from one provider, you can run your golf course with peace of mind.

  • One-on-one onboarding session
  • A content library filled with webinars, demos and videos
  • Unlimited 24/7 support to answer any questions you may have
  • Start-to-finish dispute management and chargeback assistance

Not only did Lightspeed cost us 60% less than our previous system, but it also allowed Fairways to offer fast and contactless transactions at every facility.

Interested in Lightspeed Payments?

If you want to get started with Lightspeed Payments but have a contract with your current provider, find out below how Lightspeed can help.

Frequently asked questions

Disclaimer

Subscription to Lightspeed Payments is subject to additional terms and conditions, including acceptance by Lightspeed Commerce Inc. of the merchant application. Talk to an expert for more information.

What is Lightspeed Payments?

Lightspeed Payments is a fully integrated payment processing solution that allows you to accept credit and debit card payments online, in-store and around your course. With Lightspeed Payments, you can easily process sales, track the status of your payouts and manage all of your transactions (including online bookings, pro shop purchases and restaurant sales) using one system.

What does Lightspeed do?

Lightspeed is a one-stop commerce platform for golf, retail and hospitality merchants. We operate in over 100 countries with more than 150,000 customer locations. With Lightspeed, you can manage your entire business in one place using our intuitive point of sale (POS) system. We offer many products and services that work within our POS, including Lightspeed Payments, eCom, and tee sheets.

At Lightspeed, we value transparency. That’s why our products carry no hidden fees and operate on simple pricing structures. We also provide our customers with 24/7 support.

What are Lightspeed’s credit card processing fees?

For in-person transactions (swipe/chip/tap), our rates are 2.6% + 10¢ per transaction. For card-not-present transactions (eCommerce/manual entry), our rates are 2.6% + 30¢ per transaction. However, we offer competitive rates and our experts are happy to tailor the right solution to fit your business.

What are the benefits of integrated payment processing?

With integrated payment processing, your payment terminal communicates with your POS system.

Lightspeed Payments’ integrated solution makes the check-out process more efficient for you and your customers. For instance, when making an in-store sale, all you have to do is select the customer’s payment method. Your POS then automatically syncs this information to the terminal, prompting the customer to complete the payment, then automatically sends this information back to your POS to complete the sale. For an online sale, your customer won’t be redirected to a third party to complete their payment, and can quickly conclude their order on your webpage.

There’s no manual input required, from start to finish, unlike with non-integrated payments. This reduces human error and is more efficient for you, meaning you can close out your day and process sales and refunds in less time.

Integrated accounting tools make for simplified bookkeeping. You can also easily access batch reports and settlements right in your POS.

Overall, Lightspeed Payments increases efficiency by allowing you to manage all your financials in one place. Our integrated solution can help boost customer satisfaction and eradicate the risk of fraud and payment errors.

I currently have a contract with another payment provider. How can I switch?

Depending on which provider you currently have a contract with and what your terms are, the cancellation fees they impose will differ. Thankfully, the process to switch to Lightspeed Payments is smooth sailing. Our friendly support agents take you from start to finish and make sure you’re running without a hitch before you go live.

Is hardware included?

Lightspeed hardware is sold separately. For security purposes, you cannot use any existing terminal hardware you might already have as these have not been injected with the certified firmware. Safety first!

What is the average deposit time for funds?

You can expect to see money deposited into your account within two business days after a transaction is made. Please note that a number of circumstances may affect this timeline, including delays caused by bank systems or risk monitoring. For further details on when to expect your funds, please refer to our documentation on getting paid.

Are there hidden fees?

Never. With Lightspeed you’ll never find a complicated or cryptic fee on your statement. The only thing you can expect is a $15 chargeback fee, should one even occur at all. We offer competitive rates and our experts are happy to tailor the right solution to fit your business. No monkey business here.

What happens if I get a chargeback?

Sadly, chargebacks can happen and they are a reality no retailer can escape. Luckily, we make it so much easier for you to deal with. You will be charged a single $15 fee and we will fight tooth and nail to dispute the claim on your behalf. We’ll assist you from start to finish and keep you updated on the status as the dispute progresses.

Where can I find all my payment-related reports?

Your transaction and settlement reports are all in your Lightspeed POS, in the same place you run all your other standard reports from. Your deposits and batches are tracked in real-time, which makes reconciliation much faster and easier.

Can I use Lightspeed Payments for my Lightspeed eCom store?

Absolutely. In fact, you really should. It’ll save you lots of time, headaches and money. The second you turn on Lightspeed Payments, you instantly have both in-store and online processing. It’s that simple.

What card types can I accept with Lightspeed Payments?

Lightspeed Payments accepts all major credit and debit cards. And the rate is always the same no matter what card your customer chooses to pay with. No surprises.