The RTJ Golf Trail has helped boost the Alabama economy through golf tourism and travel. It’s also set the standard for dozens of golf trails that have followed across the U.S., marrying marketing efforts and co-opetition to boost visibility and, hopefully, the bottom line.
February rounds-played were down 8.5% across the U.S., bringing the national, year-to-date total to -7.2% compared to a year ago. Much of the country was still in the off-season in February, facing cooler temperatures and greater precipitation than the same period in 2017.
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From Topgolf, Toptracer and Trackman to Arccos and 18Birdies, technology is helping golfers improve and have more fun.
Tony Finau had a 1-in-250 chance of becoming a golfer. Not a pro, but even playing the game at all. Here’s why.
The essentials needed for course preparation add up to big business. It’s why 18 turf and course suppliers can be found among the NGF GOLF 100.
The number of U.S. golf facilities working with professional management companies has increased from 10.6 percent in 2006 to about 16 percent currently.
The NGF GOLF 100 was created to recognize and celebrate the most successful, influential and innovative companies, organizations and associations in golf.
Indoor golf on simulators can be quicker, less intimidating for newcomers, and embraces the desire of some to stay connected to the world at large.
The NGF’s new Golf Industry Report – a comprehensive state-of-the-industry overview – is scheduled for a May 2 release at the NGF’s annual Golf Business Symposium.