Technology and Golf’s Best Customers

The NGF surveyed core golfers from its consumer panel to examine different aspects of technology use in golf.  This report summarizes the findings from that research and reveals how golfers use technology to interact with brands, make equipment purchase decisions, book tee times, improve their golf abilities and more.  The report includes three unique profiles […]

U.S. Golf Economy Measures $62 Billion

Released on : November 15, 2002 First-Of-Its-Kind Study Of The “Golf Economy” Captures The Many Dimensions Of The Game St. Augustine, FL — A new study commissioned by GOLF 20/20, the golf industry’s initiative committed to growing interest and participation in the game, reveals that the golf economy in the United States accounted for over […]

Rounds Played Increase In First Quarter

Released on : April 19, 2004 According to data from golf facilities from around the country, rounds were up 5.3% nationwide for the first quarter 2004. Traditionally, the first quarter only accounts for about 15% of total annual rounds, but after two years of declines due to the weak economy, a shaky employment picture, worldwide […]

NGF, Golf 20/20 Announce 2003 Rounds Played Results

Released on : March 29, 2004 1.5% Decrease is Better than Expected Given Severity of Weather Rounds played in the U.S. decreased from 502 million in 2002 to 495 million in 2003, it was announced today by the National Golf Foundation and GOLF 20/20; the decrease of 1.5% is half of the 3% decrease between […]

KPMG: Golf in Scotland Now a £1 Billion Industry, New Study Finds

(St  Andrews, Scotland- June 4, 2013) Golf in Scotland is now a £1 billion industry, according to new research conducted by KPMG in association with Oxford Economics. The ‘Value of Golf to Scotland’s Economy’ report, commissioned by the Scottish Golf Union in conjunction with VisitScotland and Scottish Enterprise, and published today at the KPMG Golf […]

Golf’s Impact On U.S. Economy Reaches $195 Billion In 2005

Released on : January 17, 2008 Updated GOLF 20/20 Study Shows 5-Year Average Annual Growth of 4.1 Percent St. Augustine, FL, January 17, 2008 – A comprehensive new study, commissioned by the World Golf Foundation’s GOLF 20/20 initiative, has determined that golf in the United States generated $76 billion in direct economic impact in 2005, […]

Golf Datatech Releases Women In Golf 2014 Study

Comprehensive Report Highlights Key Factors that Define the $900 Million Women’s Golf Market; Study Concludes that Female Golfers, Which Represent 20% of the Marketplace, Remain a Vibrant, Yet Underserved Golfing Community ORLANDO, FL, Sept. 22, 2014 Golf Datatech, LLC (, the golf industry’s leading independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, today […]

Golf 20/20 Releases Charitable Impact Study

Released on : November 14, 2002 Golf Is Responsible For Generating More Than 3.2 Billion Annually St. Augustine, FL — A report commissioned by GOLF 20/20, the golf industry’s initiative to grow the game over the next 20 years, reveals that golf, as a fundraising vehicle, is a catalyst for raising more than three billion […]

Golf 20/20 Publishes Industry Report For 2002

Released on : May 29, 2003 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL- GOLF 20/20, the golf industry initiative to enhance the growth of interest and participation in the game, has published its Industry Report on various aspects of the industry in 2002. This is the second year of the Report, which can be accessed by  clicking here. […]

Golf 20/20 Publishes Inaugural Golf Industry Report

Released on : July 25, 2002 PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLA. July 25, 2002- GOLF 20/20, the golf industry initiative to enhance the growth of the game, has published its first annual Golf Industry Report, which takes a comprehensive look at the state of various aspects of the game in 2001. The report — known internally […]