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The National Golf Foundation is driven by its mission to foster the growth and vitality of the game and business of golf. The NGF holds a unique position as the most trusted and preeminent provider of market research, marketing databases, business insights and programs that support every segment of the industry.

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Sizing Up Golf’s $2.9 Billion Club and Ball Market






The equipment industry is the most commercially visible sector in golf, with clubs and balls accounting for an almost $2.9 billion annual market that’s driven by golf being one of the nation’s leading participation sports.







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NGF Research Snapshot: Family Golf






Almost two-thirds of golfers say they played a round of golf with a family member last year.







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NGF Research Snapshot: Holiday Golf Gifts






NGF research shows that approximately one out of every 10 people in the U.S. expects to purchase a golf-related gift for a friend or family member this holiday season.







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Nine New Golf Courses from 2019






While investment in the U.S. golf market is focused almost entirely on golf course renovations and restorations, a limited number of new courses are being built. Here’s a closer look at some layouts that debuted in 2019.







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The Q’s Holiday Golf Gift Guide






NGF research finds that almost one in every 10 Americans plans to purchase a golf-related gift for a friend or family member during the holiday season. While golf balls account for more than half of all golf gifts, here’s a look at some other unique ideas.







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