Participation Rises Again…January 26, 2023
Traditional, on-course golf participation in the U.S. was up again in 2022, and off-course gains were even more significant.Read More
The Latest NGF Golf 100January 12, 2023
A number of years back, we introduced the NGF Top 100 Businesses in Golf to recognize the most influential, successful, prominent and innovative companies on the commercial side of golf. Now we’ve released the latest version of this unique list.Read More
Rounds Played: Almost, But Not Quite…December 21, 2022
Questions lingered throughout the year when it came to rounds: Would demand dip? Would golf’s Covid dividends begin to wane? As 2022 winds down, here’s how national play is stacking up.Read More
Is New Course Construction Picking Up?December 8, 2022
With increases in golf participation, play and popularity in recent years, one of the questions we’ve gotten recently is whether there’s been a rise in new U.S. course construction since the onset of the pandemic.Read More
The 2023 NGF GOLF 100 RevealedSome changes come to the biennial Top 100 businesses in golf
January 12, 2023
An effort to highlight the vitality, size and diversity of an almost $100 billion-a-year industry, the NGF GOLF 100’s mission is to recognize the most successful, prominent, influential and innovative companies in the commercial golf business.
Golf’s Year in Search
January 5, 2023
What does search engine data for golf from 2022 tell us about 2023 and beyond?
November 2022 National Rounds Played
December 23, 2022
Thanks to less-than-favorable golf weather in many parts of the country, November rounds were down notably compared to a year ago.
Tracking New Golf Course Development
December 8, 2022
Among the U.S. golf courses in construction or in-planning, almost one-third of the projects are located in two states. But as history shows, not every project in golf’s developmental pipeline opens for play.
October 2022 National Rounds PlayedPlay in October still trended ahead of recent pre-pandemic years
November 28, 2022
Rounds of golf for October 2022 were relatively flat nationally compared to a year ago, with a slight change within the range of typical weather-related fluctuation.
Top Takeaways: Golf Executive Sentiment SurveyGolf leaders weigh in on their business, state of industry
November 10, 2022
Rising inflation, labor challenges, supply chain issues, the threat of an impending economic recession… How do golf business leaders feel about growth potential for their companies and organizations in years ahead? And how does that compare to CEOs more broadly?
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