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A Publication of the National Golf Foundation

Questions, Answers and Insights for Everyone Interested in the Business of Golf

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One Hole at a Time

One of the oft-repeated problems affecting participation is the time it takes to play. A number of companies have introduced systems that allow golfers to pay by the hole. It’s a way for golfers to potentially squeeze in some golf when they have a window. For facilities, it’s a chance to boost incremental revenue. So,...

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R&A’s Golf Around the World Report

There are almost 39,000 golf courses worldwide, with a global reach into 209 of the...

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The PGA Merchandise Show – in Pictures

A visual look at the PGA Merchandise Show, the golf industry’s annual “Major of Golf...

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December 2018 National Rounds Played

Rounds of golf for December 2018 were down 7.7% nationally compared to the previous December....

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One Hole at a Time

One of the oft-repeated problems affecting participation is the time it takes to play. A number of companies have introduced systems that allow golfers to pay by the hole. It’s a way for golfers to potentially squeeze in some golf when they have a window. For facilities, it’s a chance to boost incremental revenue. So, are these “solutions” gaining traction?

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R&A’s Golf Around the World Report

There are almost 39,000 golf courses worldwide, with a global reach into 209 of the world’s 249 countries, according to the “Golf Around the World” report published by the R&A and based on NGF research.

2 min read

The PGA Merchandise Show – in Pictures

A visual look at the PGA Merchandise Show, the golf industry’s annual “Major of Golf Business.” The four-day event attracts more than 40,000 industry professionals from around the world to discover the newest trends and technology from more than 1,000 exhibiting golf companies and brands.

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December 2018 National Rounds Played

Rounds of golf for December 2018 were down 7.7% nationally compared to the previous December. For the full year, play was down 4.8% overall from 2017.

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Mike McCarley – President, GOLF, NBC Sports Group

Mike McCarley, who oversees all of NBC Sports’ golf-related businesses and content, talks about golf ratings, the impact of Tiger Woods’ return on television and the game overall, the future of streaming golf coverage, and the public appetite for the sport.

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