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Number of golf courses by country in 2008. Country, Number of Courses, %. USA , 17,672, 50%. UK, 2,752, 8%.

Number of U.S. golf courses in steady decline, says report - ESPN.com


Mar 11, 2015 ... The United States is experiencing a gradual decline in the number of golf courses in the country to correct an oversupply between the 1960s ...

The United States of Golf: All 50 States Ranked By Their Golfiness ...


Jun 29, 2015 ... We gave equal emphasis to two statistics: (1) Total number of courses, and (2) Number of GOLF Magazine Top 100 courses (private and ...

How many Golf Holes are there in the World? Answer 576,534 ...


Apr 18, 2015 ... The report compiled by NGF in America shows the United States of America has, by far, the most golf courses in the world – 15,372 - although ...

U.S. Golf Course Closures Exceed Openings for Eighth Year ...


Jan 17, 2014 ... The closings decreased the total number of U.S. golf courses to 14,564.5, the Foundation said. Public courses made up 97 percent (151.5) of ...

Why America fell out of love with golf - The Washington Post


Mar 5, 2015 ... How America's slow-going, expensive, old-fashioned pastime fell apart. ... A decade ago, when the golf course was a de facto playground for the ... "A decline in the number of active players ... caused immense problems in the ...

America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses - Golf Digest


Golf Digest has been evaluating America's golf courses since 1966, making it ... The club keeps a running tally on how many putts end up off the putting surface.

More courses will close than open over next few years | PGA.com


Mar 2, 2013 ... Many new buyers of American golf courses are foreign, according to ... Golf course openings in the United States remain at historically low ...

State by State - Economic Impact | We Are Golf


Florida is home to about 1,103 public and private golf course facilities, more than any other state in America. These messages are communicated directly with ...

Public golf courses: Survival of the fittest - Golfweek


May 10, 2010 ... Public golf in the United States has seen better days – most ... health of a golf course and the average number of golfers within a 10-mile radius.

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Golf Facilities in the U.S. - National Golf Foundation


As of year-end 2015, the United States had 15,204 facilities with 14,288.5 open ... It shows the number of golf course openings and closures in the most recent ...

By the Numbers: USA Golfers and Golf Courses - Golf Info Guide


Since 1936, the National Golf Foundation (NGF) has collected data pertaining to the United States golf industry.

Bryant Gumbel says a golf course closes somewhere in America ...


Dec 5, 2014 ... "A golf course closes somewhere in America every 48 hours. ... a course defined as having 18 holes, the number that makes up a round of golf.