Around 200 golf courses were under construction worldwide in 2019. Here are 10 top layouts set to open this year that might have an impact on the $21 billion golf travel market.
Winter means the end of golf season in a large swath of the country. But courses in the regions that see snow and frigid temperatures don’t all go unoccupied during cold months. See why.
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.
An obstacle turned into an opportunity for this Montana municipal course, which re-imagined its clubhouse to create year-round revenue and engage the local community.
Given the popularity of alternative night golf activities like Topgolf and the affordability of LED technology, the interest in lighted courses may continue to increase – particularly with smaller courses (9-hole, par-3, executive) or perhaps the final few holes of a traditional 18-hole layout. Learn more about the logistics behind it.
NGF research shows that 50% of golfers express some interest in playing golf at night. Could a lighted course be an option for some operators?
Thanks to the efforts of a passionate group of citizens, the Bobby Jones Golf Course in Atlanta has been transformed from “an obsolete, dangerous golf course” into one with a revolutionary reversible layout, state of the art practice facilities, and programming designed to grow the game of golf.
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