Topgolf CEO Dolf Berle discusses the company’s new one-floor venue concept that will debut in Augusta during Masters week, including what prompted the approach and how it will impact engagement in the golf industry.
The number of off-course golf participants and off-course venues continues to grow, from golf entertainment facilities like Topgolf, Drive Shack and BigShots to commercial simulator locations popping up around the country. So, how big can the off-course golf market get?
The NGF’s annual Participation Report provides the latest data on golfers both on and off the course, including detailed information on segments such as beginners, women, non-Caucasian, juniors and a closer look at the growing pool of non-golfers who say they’re very interested in playing the game now.
Miniature golf remains a popular pastime for family and friends, though it’s not as in demand as traditional golf, which was played by more than 24 million Americans last year.