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A Publication of the National Golf Foundation

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

Golf Courses

Course Openings That Bucked the Trend

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

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A Texas Muni Back from the Brink

Rockwood Park appeared headed for the same fate as two other Fort Worth municipal golf...

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Better Understanding Municipal Golf

There’s often surprise expressed by journalists, politicians and the general public that a municipal golf...

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NGF’s 2019 Golf Facilities Report

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

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Facilities vs Courses: What’s the Difference?

The terms “facility” and “course” are occasionally used interchangeably both in and out of the...

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Not All Golf Course Closures Are Failures

The closing of a popular or once-popular golf course isn’t typically celebrated, but the reality...

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The Modern-Day Bobby Jones

Thanks to the efforts of a passionate group of citizens, the Bobby Jones Golf Course...

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A Mountain State ‘Muni’ Spreads Its Wings

An obstacle turned into an opportunity for this Montana municipal course, which re-imagined its clubhouse...

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One Hole at a Time

One of the oft-repeated problems affecting participation is the time it takes to play. A...

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Inside an $11 Million Maui Makeover

Maui’s Plantation Course is shutting down for a nine-month renovation in February. In the short...

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