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November 2021 National Rounds Played Report

November play was down compared to a year ago, in part due to wintry weather conditions in key parts of the country that spurred record increases in 2020.

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2021 Rounds to Top 2020 Play Surges

Coming into the year, only the most optimistic thought the industry could beat 2020 rounds. Here’s how 2021 play is shaping up.

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October 2021 National Rounds Played Report

October rounds for 2021 come close to matching the strong national momentum from the previous year

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Rethinking the Retention Question

One of the overarching questions prompted by increased golf engagement over the past 18 months is whether the industry will be able to hold on those new golfers who have taken up the sport. But our research shows a notable difference between retention and conversion.

2 min read

November 2021 National Rounds Played Report

November play was down compared to a year ago, in part due to wintry weather conditions in key parts of the country that spurred record increases in 2020.

< 1 min read
, ,

2021 Rounds to Top 2020 Play Surges

Coming into the year, only the most optimistic thought the industry could beat 2020 rounds. Here’s how 2021 play is shaping up.

2 min read

October 2021 National Rounds Played Report

October rounds for 2021 come close to matching the strong national momentum from the previous year

< 1 min read
,

Rethinking the Retention Question

One of the overarching questions prompted by increased golf engagement over the past 18 months is whether the industry will be able to hold on those new golfers who have taken up the sport. But our research shows a notable difference between retention and conversion.

2 min read

Golf Course Operators Regain Some Pricing Power

Amid nationwide surges in play, over a third of public golf courses have bumped up their peak season fees after years of lagging behind the inflation rate. Yet golf continues to shine as an affordable option compared to other activities that take a similar amount of time.

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