Exclusive NGF Articles and Reports

October 27, 2022

Looking broadly at the game’s evolution and its overall participant base, the total number of on- and off-course golfers in the U.S. has risen to record levels because of the emergence and continued growth of non-traditional forms of the game.

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September 26, 2022

August of 2022 yielded the third straight peak-season month of year-over-year play increases at U.S. golf courses.

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September 15, 2022

The meaningful differences between age cohorts can be of particular relevance and importance for those in the golf business, helping to understand the wants, needs and motivations of customers.

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August 26, 2022

After strong play totals in June and July, YTD play entering August was trailing the record pace of 2021 by only 4%. And there are clear signs of retaining recent gains.

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August 4, 2022

With the June 2022 national rounds report out, we now have a full 24 months of supporting data since golfers have been unencumbered by pandemic restrictions. Here’s a closer look:

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July 21, 2022

June rounds saw a slight YOY uptick after three months of declines in national play

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June 22, 2022

As new golf entertainment versions of mini golf crop up, with investment from prominent names like Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, it leads to inevitable questions about the impact these kinds of ‘golf’ experiences might have on interest in playing on a real golf course.

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