PGA TOUR Superstore has one of the strongest trajectories in the game, with plans to hit 50 locations by 2020. The company is also focusing on introducing more people to the game, increasing participation and enhancing engagement.
The biggest form of investment for golf facilities over the past decade — and particularly since the Great Recession — has been course restorations and renovations. So, just what are these properties seeing in return?
In an era when land is becoming increasingly valuable near major metropolitan centers, many golfers are eager to get off the beaten path to find great golf. Here’s a look at how some of these destination properties have found success.
Rounds-played for August 2018 were down 1.6% year-over-year on a national level. With heavier precipitation levels affecting courses across the country for much of this year, rounds-played for 2018 are down 2.7 percent from the same point in 2017.
The NGF’s latest Golf Media Report examines the widespread nature of golf media and explores the demographics of consumers who engage with the game on TV, in print and online.