Golf remains one of the most popular U.S. participation sports and the number of green-grass players was 23.8 million last year. Like many forms of entertainment, however, the traditional game continues to evolve given the demands like work and family. It’s why off-course participation is growing.
Tony Finau had a 1-in-250 chance of becoming a golfer. Not a pro, but even playing the game at all. Here’s why.
Dan Van Horn saw past the aging greens and maintenance cutbacks when he first visited the Longleaf golf course in North Carolina. The founder of U.S. Kids Golf instead saw the ideal spot for a living laboratory.
The New Year comes with the promise of new opportunities for golfers.
Joe Assell, the founder and CEO of GolfTEC, reads the stories that paint a picture of doom and gloom in the golf industry and shakes his head. “If golf is dying, I hope it stays like this because it’s going great for us,” he said.
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