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Golf Facilities in the U.S.

RECENT TRENDS AND ANALYSIS:

Market Correction Continues; Golfers Benefit from Changes in Supply

There were 14,437 18-hole equivalent golf courses operating in the U.S. at the end of 2014, a reduction in total inventory of 128 (18-HEQs) golf courses compared to the end of the previous year. With supply still outweighing demand, this anticipated reduction in the total number of courses is part of a supply correction that has been ongoing for much of the past decade. READ MORE

Major Acquisitions, Notable Course Investments Highlight 2014

In what may represent an inflection point in golf's post-recession recovery, private-equity funding made a decisive return to the industry last year. This activity may signal a more bullish outlook on the current value of golf courses. READ MORE

 

GOLF FACILITIES IN THE U.S. REPORTS:

  • Golf Facilities in the U.S. - 2015 Edition

    This report is NGF's annual tally of U.S. golf course development and total golf supply. It shows the number of golf course openings and closures in the most recent calendar year as well as the number currently in planning and under construction. The nation's total supply of daily fee, municipal and private clubs is shown by state and region. Learn More

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    PDF: 482 KB / 28 pages
  • Golf Facilities in the U.S. - 2014 Edition (Archive Report)

    This report is NGF's annual tally of U.S. golf course development and total golf supply. It shows the number of golf course openings and closures in the most recent calendar year as well as the number currently in planning and under construction. The nation's total supply of daily fee, municipal and private clubs is shown by state and region. Learn More

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    PDF: 730 K / 27 pages
  • Summary of Facilities in the U.S. - 2014 (Archive Report)

    This one-page overview of golf facilities in the U.S., updated annually, is a quick reference for NGF members. Learn More

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    PDF: 486 K / 1 page
  • Golf Facilities in the U.S. - 2013 Edition (Archive Report)

    This report is NGF's annual tally of U.S. golf course development and total golf supply. It shows the number of golf course openings and closures in the most recent calendar year as well as the number currently in planning and under construction. The nation's total supply of daily fee, municipal and private clubs is shown by state and region. Learn More

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    PDF: 537 K / 28 pages
  • Summary of Facilities in the U.S. - 2013 (Archive Report)

    This one-page overview of golf facilities in the U.S., updated annually, is a quick reference for NGF members. Learn More

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    PDF: 195 K / 1 page
  • Golf Facilities in the U.S. - 2012 Edition (Archive Report)

    This report is NGF's annual tally of U.S. golf course development and total golf supply. It shows the number of golf course openings and closures in the most recent calendar year as well as the number currently in planning and under construction. The nation's total supply of daily fee, municipal and private clubs is shown by state and region. Learn More

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    PDF: 570 K / 45 pages
  • Summary of Facilities in the U.S. - 2012 (Archive Report)

    This one-page overview of golf facilities in the U.S., updated annually, is a quick reference for NGF members. Learn More

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    PDF: 164 K / 1 page
  • U.S. Golf Supply - Market Correction Continued in 2011 (Archive Report)

    This summary report puts the contraction of U.S. golf courses in perspective. What is the real impact of the net closure of facilities over the past six years vs. the 20+ years of supply growth that preceded it? Read the latest perspective on the market correction and see the new index that tracks the ratio of golfers per 18 holes over time. How far are we from reaching a state of equilibrium? The "report" includes a single summary page plus around 1.5 pages of text. Learn More

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    PDF: 432 K / 3 pages

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