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The National Golf Foundation is a community of individuals and golf businesses committed to being the most well-informed advocates for the growth of the industry. With the world’s largest research team dedicated to golf, NGF provides members with the most accurate and objective insights on the game. We help golf businesses better understand their market and grow their businesses. The NGF is the only association for everyone in golf, and we advocate for growth by educating and connecting our members.

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Record-Setting July for Golf Equipment Sales

Total on- and off-course golf equipment sales were $388.6 million in July, a single-month record since Golf Datatech began tracking golf retail sales in 1997.

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Despite Spring Shutdowns, 2020 Rounds Outpacing 2019

After significant jumps in play during the months of June and July, rounds for 2020 are now outpacing the same period from a year ago. 

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With June Surge, Could 2020 Rounds Top 2019?

June play was up in every state in the continental U.S. and follows a 6% bump in May play. Continued strong momentum in July and August would offset the loss of 20 million spring rounds or perhaps surpass last year’s play.

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9-Hole Play Is Up During Pandemic

Whether its core golfers or occasional, nine-hole rounds of golf are up during the pandemic. See just how much.

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Pandemic Could Spur Junior Jump of Half-Million Golfers

The second quarter participation surge revealed 20% jump in the number of junior, beginner and returning golfers.

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