NGF Research Snapshot: How Welcoming is Golf to Women?
Women make up just over half the U.S. population, but 24% of golfers. See our visual snapshot on how welcoming golfers consider the game to be toward women:
How Celebrities Sell Golf
Some of the biggest stars in sports, music and Hollywood gravitate to golf in their free time and after their professional careers. See how these high-profile participants are affecting public perception of this game of a lifetime and showing that “golf is cool.”
Take Action, Invite Her to The Course
NGF research finds that nearly 30% of non-golfing women are interested in picking up the sport in the immediate future. Jane Geddes, the chairperson for WE ARE GOLF’s Women’s Task Force, on the industry’s #inviteHER initiative.
Driving Revenues with New Approaches
With the success of Topgolf and the increasing consumption of golf in non-traditional formats, many golf course operators are seeking ways to re-create the atmosphere and excitement that these off-course venues provide. Here’s a closer look inside one example that’s engaging more customers while beefing up the bottom line.
NGF Adds to Diverse Board of Directors
The National Golf Foundation added four new members to its Board of Directors this year, appointments that embody the NGF’s unique standing as the only trade organization that works with every sector within the golf industry.
Visit the New-Look NFG.org
The National Golf Foundation has rolled out its new primary home on the web: www.NGF.org. In addition to the website receiving a much-needed face lift, new functionality and navigation help enhance the user experience and make it easier to find valuable information or learn more about membership opportunities.
September 2018 National Rounds Played
Rounds of golf for September 2018 were down 7.2% compared to a year ago…