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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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Breaking Down Barriers to Golf Participation






The biggest obstacles to golf participation remain cost, time, concern about ability and a lack of people to play with. Here’s what some facility operators are doing to break down participation barriers.







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Golf’s Sweet Spot: Gen G






While there’s significant focus on Baby Boomers, Millennials and Juniors, it’s ‘Gen G’ that’s the most significant age group for the golf industry. One presentation at the 2019 NGF Golf Business Symposium took a closer look at the importance of this generational impact.







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Ted Eleftheriou Joins NGF as VP of Player Development & Engagement






Ted Eleftheriou has joined the NGF as VP of Player Development & Engagement and will lead efforts to reconnect with the organization’s player development roots. Eleftheriou spent the previous five years as the PGA of America’s Director of Program Development.







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NGF Research Snapshot: Professional Golf Instruction






The NGF’s latest research infographic looks at the size and scope of the golf instruction market and examines how avidity influences the likelihood of taking lessons.







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How 7 Golf Courses Addressed Environmental Challenges






Seven golf course projects were honored by the ASGCA for their innovative environmental efforts that have made their facilities more sustainable and profitable. See what was done:







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