Login

Register

User Registration Form
First
Last
Enter Email
Confirm Email
A Publication of the National Golf Foundation

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

Golf Courses

The ROI on Course Renovations

The biggest form of investment for golf facilities over the past decade — and particularly since the Great Recession — has been course restorations and renovations. So, just what are these properties seeing in return?

6 min read

Destination Golf

In an era when land is becoming increasingly valuable near major metropolitan centers, many golfers are eager to get off the beaten path to find great golf. Here’s a look at how some of these destination properties have found success.

6 min read

Texas Opens First New Public Golf Course in Six Years

Kissing Tree Golf Club in the Texas Hill Country of San Marcos is the state’s first brand new 18-hole public course in six years. It’s also just the second new 18-hole course to open this year in the United States.

2 min read

NGF Releases Report on $20.5 Billion Golf Travel Industry

The NGF’s first Travel Report in 11 years finds that a total of 8.2 million golfers played 57.6 million rounds of golf while traveling for business or leisure in 2017.

2 min read

The ‘Q’uestion

The August ‘Q’uestion: How much land in the contiguous U.S. is devoted to golf courses?

1 min read

New Home On the Range

Some golf facilities are looking to build their golfer base by creating engaging short courses — right on existing driving ranges.

5 min read
, ,

NGF Releases 2018 Golf Participation and Facility Reports

A month after the release of the new Golf Industry Report, the NGF has issued the 2018 editions of Golf Participation in the U.S. and Golf Facilities in the U.S. are now available for download.

2 min read

Municipal Golf’s High-Water Mark

There may be no better time to be a municipal golfer. The NGF’s recently-released 2018 Golf Facilities in the U.S. report counts a record number of 2,497 municipal courses in the U.S.

5 min read

Golf and Housing – A Challenged Partnership

As some golf communities have matured, new generations of homeowners seem less interested in golf and, as a result, certain courses began to struggle. The number one issue now facing NGF’s consulting practice is helping to resolve conflict between golf community residents and course owners.

5 min read

Ask the NGF

Have a Question?

Submit your questions and one of our team members will respond to you shortly.