NGF’s Bi-Weekly Golf Business Perspective
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
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
Strong Summer Rounds Bode Well for DemandSeptember 29, 2022
The peak-season, summer months of June, July and August are disproportionately important for the golf industry — a make-or-break period for most golf facilities. This summer, the industry climbed out of the hole that Mother Nature dug early in the year.Read More
Mid-Year Update: Rounds PlayedAugust 4, 2022
After a couple of great years for rounds, some might feel the pandemic ‘bloom’ might be off the rose, so to speak. NGF President & CEO Joe Beditz weighs in.Read More
Inertia – Where is it taking golf?February 17, 2022
Rounds of golf in 2020 were almost unthinkably high – the industry erased 20 years of decline in about six months. Naturally, we all wondered how 2021 would go. Would demand maintain, or regress as people presumably fell back into old routines? Emphatically, it was the former.Read More
We Did It… We Will Beat Last Year’s RoundsDecember 16, 2021
Coming into the year, only the most optimistic thought the industry could beat 2020 rounds. Here’s how 2021 play shaped up.Read More
Rounds Played Continue at Elevated LevelsAugust 2, 2021
The most frequently asked question since the beginning of the year was whether the elevated level of golf activity would maintain in 2021. Well, we’ve had our first real test – comparing peak season months in 2020 and 2021.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...