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A Publication of the National Golf Foundation

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

May 2019

Q&A: Discovery Golf President Alex Kaplan

Discovery Golf President Alex Kaplan talks about the company’s major push into the golf media world, from GolfTV and a partnership with Tiger Woods to the recent acquisition of Golf Digest. Read about Discovery’s big-picture view on golf, long-range vision and aspirations to deliver content, particularly digital, to avid golf fans around the world.

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The Good and Bad of Strong Latent Demand

Latent demand is a measure of “non-golfers” who say they’re interested in playing golf —...

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NGF Releases 2018 Rounds-Played Summary

The National Rounds Played Summary provides an overview of the total number of rounds of...

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NGF Research Snapshot: Mini-Golf

Miniature golf remains a popular pastime for family and friends, though it’s not as in...

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NGF’s 2019 Golf Facilities Report

The NGF’s annual Facilities Report provides a comprehensive overview of golf facility supply in the...

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Facilities vs Courses: What’s the Difference?

The terms “facility” and “course” are occasionally used interchangeably both in and out of the...

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Not All Golf Course Closures Are Failures

The closing of a popular or once-popular golf course isn’t typically celebrated, but the reality...

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National Golf Day Celebrates $84 Billion Industry’s Impact

Golf industry leaders visited Washington on May 1 for National Golf Day, participating in a...

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March 2019 National Rounds Played Report

Rounds-played for March were almost unchanged nationally from a year ago, improving the year-to-date total...

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