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.
Rounds of golf for December 2019 rose 8.3% nationally compared to a year ago, putting the year-end rounds played total at +1.5%.
Quick question: are there more McDonald’s, Starbucks or golf courses worldwide? NGF’s Greg Nathan gives that answer and more in this Golf Channel appearance, discussing the golf business and golf travel alongside Ship Sticks CEO Nick Coleman.
Almost two-thirds of golfers say they played a round of golf with a family member last year.
Rounds of golf for November 2019 rose 9.8% nationally compared to a year ago, boosting the year-to-date figure to +1.3%.
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.
Rounds of golf for September 2019 were up 4.7% compared to a year ago thanks to increases in play throughout the East Coast and Midwest. Through the first three-quarters of the year, the national rounds-played total is now up a modest 0.6% year-over-year.
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