August 2018

NGF Releases Technology Report

The NGF’s first technology report since 2011 takes an in-depth look at how golf’s best customers engage with technology, from online equipment purchases and tee times to game improvement and distance-measuring devices.

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Tariffs on Chinese Products Could Affect Golf Industry, From Hats to Bags

Some sectors of the golf industry could be affected by proposed tariffs on $200 billion worth of U.S. imports from China, among them golf bags, hats and mower parts.

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June 2018 National Rounds Played

While rounds-played in June were down a modest 1.2% compared to a year ago, the national year-to-date total improved to -3.3%.

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Golf’s Legal Corner

Do courses have a duty to protect golfers from yellow jackets? Is a golf cart driver liable for running down his playing partner? Can a creditor force a golfer’s to resign from his club? See the latest legal questions facing facilities and golfers.

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Get Smart: Junior Golf

TGA Premier Golf is seeking to shape participation in golf through its after-school golf enrichment programs and, perhaps just as importantly, what happens next.

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A Course by Any Other Name

What’s in a name? The Shore Club, Cobblestone Creek and Bluestone are among a host of aging private facilities that underwent a full re-brand, and substantial investment, in order to appeal to wider pool of golfers and entice the next generation of members.

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