How Big is the Golf Industry [Infographic]

Golf Statistics

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 Golf is a nearly $70 billion industry

  • There are nearly 2 million Americans employed in the industry, with $55.6 billion in annual wage income
  • Golf generated more than $3.9 billion for charity in 2014.

Who’s playing?

  • 24 million Americans play 465 million rounds annually at the nation’s 15,200 facilities.
  • 2.2 million people began playing golf in 2015. ( The record is 2.4 million during Tiger’s peak)
  • There are over 3 million golfers aged 6-17 coming to the game and 6.3 million golfers aged 18-34 at an average of nearly 15 rounds per year.

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Sources:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/darrenheitner/2016/05/08/the-state-of-the-golf-industry-in-2016/#4642c17b164e

http://www.forbes.com/sites/darrenheitner/2015/04/04/the-state-of-the-golf-industry-in-2015