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Golf participation down significantly in 2012

Golf participation down significantly in 2012 0

🕔11:49, 5.Apr 2013

A new survey has found that golf participation in Britain was at its lowest level for a decade in 2012. Golf venues collectively saw a drop in their number of golfers by more than 400,000 last year, compared with 2011,

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Wet summer caused havoc for golf clubs

Wet summer caused havoc for golf clubs 1

🕔12:25, 20.Dec 2012

Two new surveys have highlighted that the wet British summer had a devastating effect on golf participation – just as demand to play was booming. The UK Golf Course Owners’ Association (UKGCOA) has found that between April and June 2012,

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Dedicated golfers still spending heavily

Dedicated golfers still spending heavily 0

🕔15:03, 31.Oct 2012

Two new surveys of the golf industry have found that dedicated golfers are still more than willing to spend heavily on their sport. Both polls found that at least three in four golfers have taken a non-domestic golf break over

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Social membership booming at golf venues

Social membership booming at golf venues 0

🕔10:21, 23.Aug 2012

A comprehensive new survey of the golf industry has found that golf clubs have been experiencing a social membership revolution in the last year. Social members of golf clubs normally experience all of the benefits that full members receive, including

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70% of British clubs were in profit last year

70% of British clubs were in profit last year 3 Updated

🕔07:11, 21.Jun 2012

A major new survey of the golf industry has found that 70 per cent of British golf clubs reported a profit last year – up from 56 per cent in 2010. In general, golf clubs performed better in 2011 than

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New survey highlights golf’s struggles

New survey highlights golf’s struggles 3

🕔11:04, 16.May 2012

A new survey of British golf clubs has found that nearly half are expecting a drop in membership levels this year, the vast majority do not offer flexible membership schemes, most still send their subscription notices out in winter and

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Golf tourism bounces back from downturn

Golf tourism bounces back from downturn 2

🕔10:15, 26.Apr 2012

Golf tourism is significantly on the increase after a poor two years, a new survey has revealed. The boost, however, coincides with huge price cuts for the playing of golf at top destinations. According to the Golf Travel Insights report, 60

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Every English club sent questionnaire

Every English club sent questionnaire 3

🕔12:21, 23.Mar 2012

Every golf club in England has been invited to take part in ‘England Golf’s 2012 Golf Club Membership Questionnaire’. The authority releases the results of the research every two years to identify trends in the behaviour of golf club members

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Cost of play and greens’ quality attract golfers

Cost of play and greens’ quality attract golfers 5

🕔11:36, 19.Mar 2012

A new survey of golfers has found that the condition of golf greens is the most important factor when it comes to judging how attractive a golf club is. This even beat the cost of membership or green fees into

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Rounds of golf played at five-year high

Rounds of golf played at five-year high 6

🕔11:18, 16.Mar 2012

Nearly one in 12 adults in the UK played golf on a full-length course in 2011 and the number of UK rounds played last year was the highest since 2006, according to new research. The SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC golf

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Study finds profits in female-friendly clubs

Study finds profits in female-friendly clubs 1

🕔12:17, 4.Mar 2012

Golf clubs that are redesigned to appeal to women will see significantly more profit, according to a new survey. ‘The Right Invitation: 2011 Women’s Golf Longitudinal Research’, a study commissioned by the National Golf Course Owners Association in the USA,

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Members prepared to spend more in 2012

Members prepared to spend more in 2012 8

🕔12:15, 29.Feb 2012

A new survey on the spending behaviour of members of British golf clubs has found that golfers are prepared to spend more on memberships and green fees in 2012 than in 2011, but less on equipment. The SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS

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UK and Ireland lost 42,000 members in 2011

UK and Ireland lost 42,000 members in 2011 7

🕔13:03, 8.Feb 2012

Golf clubs in the UK and Ireland suffered a net loss of 42,700 members in 2011, according to a new survey. The drop of 3.1 per cent from 2010 brings the number of club members in the British Isles down

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Three surveys on the attitudes of golfers and golf clubs

Three surveys on the attitudes of golfers and golf clubs 1

🕔17:42, 4.Jan 2012

There hasn’t been a useful major survey on the golf industry since the answers to the Golf Club Membership Questionnaire were released by the English Golf Union and English Women’s Golf Association in 2010. And like London buses, with a

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54% of golf clubs fared better in 2011

54% of golf clubs fared better in 2011 0

🕔12:05, 7.Dec 2011

A new survey from KPMG’s Golf Business Community has found that 54 per cent of golf course operators around the globe have fared better in 2011 than they did in 2010, and only 25 per cent rated their business performance

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