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.
The start of a new decade brings the second installment of the National Golf Foundation’s Top 100 Businesses in Golf initiative, an effort that highlights the vitality, size and diversity of the $84 billion golf industry.
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.
Rounds of golf played in October 2019 were up 4% compared to a year ago, buoyed by significant increases in golf-rich states such as Ohio, Michigan, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. As 2019 draws to a close, the national rounds-played total is up 0.9% year-over-year.
The Carolina Panthers have an agreement to buy a public golf course near the new headquarters they’re planning in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The NFL team envisions the 1997 Hale Irwin design not as just a team amenity, but an opportunity to create stronger ties with the local community.
In an era when golf course closures far outweigh new openings – a market correction that’s the result of oversupply in the industry coupled with a strong demand for real estate — here’s a look at facilities that have escaped the chopping block. From the posh Wynn Golf Club on the Las Vegas Strip to a 9-hole layout in Nebraska that costs just $9 to walk on weekdays.
When you’re the one deciding where to play golf, how do you pick a course? This infographic mines NGF research to examine the decision-making process.
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