Reports & Publications

NGF’s reports and publications are free to members, providing data and intel to make better-informed decisions. Browse our catalog, from annual reports on participation and golf course supply to more focused reports on key golfer segments and business categories.

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2020 Golf Facilities in the US

Golf Facilities in the U.S.

This annual summary provides an overview of golf…

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Golf Around the World

There are golf courses in 209 of the…

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Charitable Impact of Golf

Golf is a key driver of charitable giving…

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Women’s Golf Participation

This is not the same “female golf opportunity”…

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Winning the Numbers Game – Retaining and Engaging New Golfers

NGF research shows that golf remains attractive to…

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Golf Media – Consumer Engagement

The NGF’s latest study finds that one in…

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Understanding Commitment to Golf

From the “Nuts” to the “Nots”… This report…

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Golf Travel Report

Some golfers travel near and far to find…

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2020 Rounds Played Summary

Rounds Played Summary

The National Rounds Played Summary provides an overview…

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Junior Golf – Measuring Success

During March of 2017, initial surveys were completed…

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Technology and Golf’s Best Customer

Changing and emerging technologies are affecting golf in…

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The Face of Junior Golf Has Changed

Today, the number of junior golfers—defined as individuals…

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The Future of Off-Course Participation

As franchises like Topgolf, Drive Shack and indoor…

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Attrition & Attraction

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Golf Facilities in Canada

Golf Facilities in Canada 2017 is a collaborative…

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Golf and the Millennial Generation

NGF’s Golf and the Millennial Generation, a comprehensive examination…

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