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A Publication of the National Golf Foundation

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

Facilities

What Should Operators Consider in a Golf App?

Gallus Golf CEO Jason Wilson opines on the most important things course operators should consider before telling golfers to download a golf app.

4 min read

Motor City Magic

The story of public golf in Detroit hasn’t been so rosy in recent years, but...

8 min read

Course Openings That Bucked the Trend

It’s undeniable there have been more golf course closures than openings in the U.S. over...

7 min read

NGF’s 2019 Golf Facilities Report

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

3 min read

What Should Operators Consider in a Golf App?

Gallus Golf CEO Jason Wilson opines on the most important things course operators should consider before telling golfers to download a golf app.

4 min read

Motor City Magic

The story of public golf in Detroit hasn’t been so rosy in recent years, but three area courses are rewriting their history. At Rackham, Chandler and Rouge Park, revenue is up 27% since last year. Here are some reasons why.

8 min read

Course Openings That Bucked the Trend

It’s undeniable there have been more golf course closures than openings in the U.S. over the past 13 years. But do you realize that more than 720 golf courses have opened around the country during that period? That total, during what’s looked at as a “down period” for the industry, is more than the entire golf course supply in nations such as Scotland, Ireland, Spain and South Africa.

7 min read

NGF’s 2019 Golf Facilities Report

The NGF’s annual Facilities Report provides a comprehensive overview of golf facility supply in the U.S., the world’s best-supplied golf market.

3 min read

Facilities vs Courses: What’s the Difference?

The terms “facility” and “course” are occasionally used interchangeably both in and out of the golf industry, but they can be quite different. Throughout the years, many media outlets have taken the NGF’s total number for facilities and conflated that with courses even though these two counts are more than 2,000 apart. Why are there two different measures?

2 min read

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