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A Publication of the National Golf Foundation

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

General Interest

Golf Travel – What’s the Impact?

Three out of four golf travelers say they’re willing to drive more than four hours each way for a golf getaway, and those with a trip still planned for 2020 indicate they’ll spend an average of six to seven hours in the car just getting to their destination. It’s why U.S. golf resorts and destinations should — and are — continuing to aggressively target their drive-in markets.

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June 2020 National Rounds Played

Rounds of golf increased by 13.9% nationally in June, a continuation of the recent surge in participation. Through the first six months of 2020, play is now down 1.7% despite the loss of 20 million spring rounds.

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Can Summer Surge Offset 20 Million Lost Spring Rounds?

The uptick in May and June play has improved the industry’s long-term prospects of recovering from the approximately 20 million rounds lost in March and April.

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Golf Course Turns Park, (Ball)park Turns Course Amid Pandemic

Golf takes different forms during uncertain times. In Atlanta, a golf course becomes a public park once a week. In Missouri, a ballpark becomes a short course.

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Golf Travel – What’s the Impact?

Three out of four golf travelers say they’re willing to drive more than four hours each way for a golf getaway, and those with a trip still planned for 2020 indicate they’ll spend an average of six to seven hours in the car just getting to their destination. It’s why U.S. golf resorts and destinations should — and are — continuing to aggressively target their drive-in markets.

4 min read
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June 2020 National Rounds Played

Rounds of golf increased by 13.9% nationally in June, a continuation of the recent surge in participation. Through the first six months of 2020, play is now down 1.7% despite the loss of 20 million spring rounds.

< 1 min read
,

Can Summer Surge Offset 20 Million Lost Spring Rounds?

The uptick in May and June play has improved the industry’s long-term prospects of recovering from the approximately 20 million rounds lost in March and April.

< 1 min read

Golf Course Turns Park, (Ball)park Turns Course Amid Pandemic

Golf takes different forms during uncertain times. In Atlanta, a golf course becomes a public park once a week. In Missouri, a ballpark becomes a short course.

2 min read
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June Shows Momentum in Key Golf Markets

Initial data regarding play for June continues to be very positive in key golf markets across the country as the industry seeks to offset the loss of 20 million rounds in March and April.

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