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The Vault

Member-Only Resources

The most in-depth data on golf courses and other businesses.

Take advantage of the industry’s most in-depth information on U.S. golf course supply, fueled by NGF’s unrivaled golf facility database. Get detailed facts about facilities and courses, historical trends, openings & closures, renovations, courses in-planning and under construction, average cost to play, geographic breakdowns and much more.

Understanding the behaviors and attitudes of golf participants.

Get the latest data and perspective on current and lapsed participants, including sentiments, behaviors and expectations. Also view detailed information on key consumer segments like women, youth, first-timers, and those interested in taking up the game.

One-Page Member Reports

Looking for concise details or information about a particular topic or geography?

These succinct, yet comprehensive one-page overviews provide need-to-know numbers in an easy-to-digest format.

If there's a topic you're interested in and don't see, let us know.

Member Publications

For those seeking more in-depth research and information, this section contains NGF's traditional reports.

From the annual Golf Industry Report -- a comprehensive, state-of-the-game summary now known as The Graffis Report -- to the Participation and Facility reports that provide in-depth research on demand and supply in the U.S., members have 24/7 access to a catalog of publications and presentations.

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The Graffis Report - 2022

This holistic state of industry report provides an overview of golf and the golf business for 2021.

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Golf Facilities in the U.S. - 2022

This annual summary report provides an overview of golf facility supply in the U.S., the world's best-supplied golf market

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Rounds Played Report - 2022

The National Rounds Played Summary provides an overview of the total number of rounds of golf played throughout the U.S. in 2021.

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Golf Participation in the U.S. - 2022

Annual overview of golf participation in the U.S., including demographic details and engagement in various segments.

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Golf Around the World

Golf Around the World 2021 explores golf’s global reach as seen through the supply of […]

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Off-Course Golf Specialty Retail

This annual update on off-course golf retail store supply in the U.S. tracks the changes […]

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Golf Directories

The NGF has the most complete and accurate database of golf courses and businesses.

It sets us apart and, years ago, set us in motion. In 1936, six equipment manufacturers came together to fund NGF’s efforts to identify every golf course in the U.S. Today, this definitive database contains more than 29,000 golf courses and businesses, and 71,000 individual contacts.

NGF membership provides open access to our unrivaled database. Every day, our team verifies golf courses -- identifying openings, closings and any new projects in development – as well as the key decision-makers at these facilities. This member benefit can be used to help businesses identify customers and prospects, facilities to search for suppliers and vendors, and to find contacts within the golf industry.

What's Included?

Each course and company listing includes:

General info: address, phone and fax numbers, website
Expanded address: county, DMA, MSA, region
Key Contacts: Owner, President, General Manager, Head Golf Professional, Superintendent, etc.

Golf course listings also include:

Facility type (private, muni, daily fee, resort)
Total holes
Green/guest fee (highest rack rate)
Year opened
Architect                                                        and more!

How can we help?

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