Enriching the Golf Industry.
Membership to the National Golf Foundation opens doors to resources, professionals and opportunities within the golf industry.
Members join the NGF because they want to be among the best-informed people in golf, staying on top of trends and having access to the industry’s most accurate and objective measures of the game’s vitality. Joining the NGF means connecting with a community of like-minded individuals who support the organization’s efforts that contribute to golf’s long-term success.
Member dues and sponsor support underwrite the many research projects and publications that the NGF produces on the behalf of the industry. The organization’s grow-the-game and educational initiatives are also made possible by member support.
Why You Should Join
Our members include golf courses, equipment manufacturers, turf suppliers, facility management companies, appraisers, retailers, associations, architects… anyone who’s interested in the game and the business of golf.
NGF membership, which starts at just $250 annually for facilities, provides access to the most trusted golf market research, insights, databases and other resources that can help you better understand your market. Members benefits include:
Stay in the know with exclusive NGF data and research, including our annual Golf Industry Report (Graffis Report), detailed analyses of participation and golf course supply, plus special reports on rounds played, golfer segments, and business categories.
Get access to the industry’s most complete and accurate database of golf courses and businesses. In addition to addresses and phone numbers, database listings include key decision-maker names, golf course details and more.
The NGF has the world’s largest full-time research team that’s dedicated to the business of golf. If you have a specific question or research need, our team is here to help however we can.
As the only golf trade association comprised of members from all sectors in the game, we work with almost everyone in the game. If you need help finding someone, we can help make the connection.
Members get discounts on all NGF products and services, including email marketing, database licensing, local market analysis, golfer satisfaction surveys and more.
Find the Membership that’s Right for You
Standard Membership Types
Join a Community of Industry Leaders
Executive Membership is for those leading golf companies who support the work of the NGF at the highest level and, in return, receive maximum access to NGF’s industry resources. The majority of golf’s most significant category leaders rely upon their NGF membership to ensure that they are among the best-informed golf market knowledge leaders. Click the button below to learn more about exclusive benefits of an NGF Executive Membership.