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A Publication of the National Golf Foundation

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

Participation

NGF’s 2019 Participation Report

The NGF’s annual Participation Report provides the latest data on golfers both on and off the course, including detailed information on segments such as beginners, women, non-Caucasian, juniors and a closer look at the growing pool of non-golfers who say they’re very interested in playing the game now.

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April 2019 National Rounds Played Report

Rounds-played were up 6.8% in April compared to a year earlier thanks to warmer temperatures...

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Exploring ‘Latent Demand’

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

5 min read

NGF Releases 2018 Rounds-Played Summary

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

2 min read

NGF’s 2019 Participation Report

The NGF’s annual Participation Report provides the latest data on golfers both on and off the course, including detailed information on segments such as beginners, women, non-Caucasian, juniors and a closer look at the growing pool of non-golfers who say they’re very interested in playing the game now.

3 min read

April 2019 National Rounds Played Report

Rounds-played were up 6.8% in April compared to a year earlier thanks to warmer temperatures in many northern parts of the country. Through the first four months of 2019, total play is up 1% year-over-year.

1 min read

Exploring ‘Latent Demand’

Latent demand is a measure of “non-golfers” who say they’re interested in playing golf — a number that’s risen to 14.7 million. But how many have some previous experience versus none at all? And how can the industry bring back those who have played before and welcome more beginners?

5 min read

NGF Releases 2018 Rounds-Played Summary

The National Rounds Played Summary provides an overview of the total number of rounds of golf played throughout the U.S. in 2018.

2 min read

National Golf Day Celebrates $84 Billion Industry’s Impact

Golf industry leaders visited Washington on May 1 for National Golf Day, participating in a record 244 meetings with members of Congress representing 41 states to discuss the game’s economic, social and environmental contributions.

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