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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

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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 ...

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

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

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

www.scottishgolfhistory.org/news/how-many-golf-holes-are-there-in-the-world/

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 ...

Course Numbers | Open Space | Parks & Recreation Magazine

www.parksandrecreation.org/2012/March/Course-Numbers/

Feb 1, 2012 ... Facts and figures for public and private golf facilities, public and private, located in the United States.

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

www.politifact.com/texas/statements/2014/dec/05/bryant-gumbel/bryant-gumbel-says-golf-closes-america-every-48-ho/

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.

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

www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-01-16/golf-course-closings-outpace-openings-for-eighth-straight-year

Jan 16, 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 ...

Construction, play, number of golfers decline in 2013 - News - News ...

www.turfnet.com/news.html/_/construction-play-number-of-golfers-decline-in-2013-r249

Jan 31, 2014 ... According to the National Golf Foundation, only 14 new courses (in 18-hole equivalents) were built in 2014 in the United States and another ...

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

www.pga.com/golf-courses/golf-buzz/more-courses-will-close-open-over-next-few-years

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 ...

The Economist explains: Why golf is in decline in America | The ...

www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2015/04/economist-explains-1

Apr 2, 2015 ... Golf traces its origins to 15<sup>th</sup> century Scotland but it was in America starting ... shrink, hurting membership numbers at mid-range golf courses.

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses - Golf Digest

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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.