Sizing Up Golf’s $2.9 Billion Club and Ball Market

The equipment industry is the most commercially visible sector in golf, with clubs and balls accounting for an almost $2.9 billion annual market that’s driven by golf being one of the nation’s leading participation sports.

NGF Research Snapshot: Family Golf

Almost two-thirds of golfers say they played a round of golf with a family member last year.

November 2019 National Rounds Played

Rounds of golf for November 2019 rose 9.8% nationally compared to a year ago, boosting the year-to-date figure to +1.3%.

Is CBD Gaining a Foothold in Golf Retail?

Given the challenges that golf presents, it’s no wonder that many CBD companies are aggressively pushing into what they see as a bountiful market. Golfers seem the ideal demographic for the product. So what are golf retailers seeing?

NGF Research Snapshot: Holiday Golf Gifts

NGF research shows that approximately one out of every 10 people in the U.S. expects to purchase a golf-related gift for a friend or family member this holiday season.

Bringing Winter Sports to the Golf Course

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.

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The Graffis Report

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2021 Golf Participation in the US

Golf Participation in the U.S.

This annual summary provides the latest data on…

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Golf Facilities in the U.S.

This comprehensive annual summary provides an overview of…

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Golf Industry Report

The Golf Industry Report compiles many of the…

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2020 Rounds Played Summary

Rounds Played Summary

The National Rounds Played Summary provides an overview…

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Off-Course Golf Specialty Retail

Off-Course Golf Specialty Retail

NGF’s annual update on off-course golf retail store…

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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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The 2020 R&A Golf and Health Report

This comprehensive report released by the R&A is…

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