NGF’s Bi-Weekly Golf Business Perspective
Update: State Supply StandoutsMarch 23, 2023
Which states have the most golf supply? Which have the most public courses? Which have the most golfers per public course and, generally, see stronger demand and tee time competition?Read More
Are We There Yet?March 9, 2023
The annual tally of golf course closures in the U.S. dropped again last year. Which raises the question: Has supply and demand finally returned to a reasonably balanced state?Read More
Golf’s Biggest Participation JumpFebruary 23, 2023
As participation levels have increased in recent years, this particular segment has seen a 36% increase in on-course golfers since the start of the pandemic.Read More
2022 Rounds Played Wrap Up: Weather Takes Its TollFebruary 9, 2023
Rounds of golf played nationally in 2022 didn’t measure up to the record-setting totals of 2021. Weather played a role in the downturn, especially in the shoulder months of this past year.Read More
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
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Learn From NGF Members
Whether you’re the head planner of your upcoming buddies golf trip or simply along for the ride, we’ve gathered a few easy ways to keep everyone in your group happy.Read More...
As humans, we see our primary care physician on a regular basis to proactively evaluate our vital signs. Likewise, a superintendent should perform frequent diagnostic testing on their golf course.Read More...
For most golfers, the idea of an in-home golf simulator is nothing more than a fantasy. However, with advancements in technology, your own golf simulator is now more attainable than ever.Read More...