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NGF Research Snapshot: Golf in Schools

by National Golf Foundation

March 2019


More than 10,000 elementary schools have The First Tee National School Program and the TGA Premier Golf program is in more than 3,400 schools and facilities. Other schools are teaching golf in gym classes.

It’s all about reaching kids at an early age. Research shows this kind of exposure positively influences their perceptions about golf and generates interest in the game.

More than one-quarter of kids (26%) currently between the ages of 6 and 17 have been introduced to golf in schools.

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