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A Publication of the National Golf Foundation

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

June 2018

Golf and Housing – A Challenged Partnership

As some golf communities have matured, new generations of homeowners seem less interested in golf and, as a result, certain courses began to struggle. The number one issue now facing NGF’s consulting practice is helping to resolve conflict between golf community residents and course owners.

5 min read

Municipal Golf’s High-Water Mark

There may be no better time to be a municipal golfer. The NGF’s recently-released 2018 Golf Facilities in the U.S. report counts a record number of 2,497 municipal courses in the U.S.

5 min read

A Super’s View: After the U.S. Open

Shinnecock Hills’ recovery from hosting the U.S. Open may take considerably longer than many realize, particularly in the areas that were covered by grandstands, corporate tents and restroom facilities.

2 min read
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NGF Releases 2018 Golf Participation and Facility Reports

A month after the release of the new Golf Industry Report, the NGF has issued the 2018 editions of Golf Participation in the U.S. and Golf Facilities in the U.S. are now available for download.

2 min read

How the American Development Model Can Grow Golf

A new athlete development model is being adapted for golf that will change how we introduce youngsters to the game — and develop golfers for life.

3 min read

Get Motivated: Growing Women’s Golf

One in a series of informational NGF stories focused on industry exemplars that are designed to help readers Get Smart and Get Motivated.

4 min read

Welcome Newbie!

While golf keeps introducing new players to the game, facilities need to do a better job making newcomers comfortable with the whole intimidating scene.

8 min read

The ‘Q’uestion

What percentage of “golf’s best customers” said they have watched golf instruction videos on a computer or mobile device in the past year?

1 min read

April 2018 National Rounds Played

April 2018 rounds were down -13.5% compared to a year ago, bringing the national, year-to-date total to -8.9%.

1 min read