Get Golf Ready
Get Golf Ready is an industry-supported, affordable group lesson program that provides a
welcoming introduction to golf. It targets the millions of adults in the United States who have never played golf or who have minimal experience in the game.
The program provides:
- basic skills instruction
- background of the game's rules
- golf's etiquette and values
Overall, participants gain insight into techniques regarding:
- full swing
- bunker play
As well as the fundamental guidelines regarding the use and maintenance of:
- golf equipment
- keeping score
- navigating the course
Since its inception in 2009, Get Golf Ready has seen more than 465,000 participants. In 2015, a record number of 107,485 students participated in Get Golf Ready programs, a nine percent increase from 2014 student participation (98,919).
Get Golf Ready participants are consistently satisfied with the program - and continue playing as a result. In 2015, 97 percent stated the program met or exceeded their participation, and 87 percent of participants (or approximately nine out of 10) continued to play in their first year.
Get Golf Ready also has a tremendous economic impact on the golf industry, generating an estimated $1 billion in cumulative revenue since 2009 based on estimated facility participant counts and consumer spending. The average total first year participant spending among Get Golf Ready graduates has also increased as the program has continued to grow, from $895 in 2009 to $1,022 in 2015.
Consumers can learn more about the program and find a local participating facility at GetGolfReady.com.