Report Finds 22% Rise in Golf’s Economic Activity

By | April 25, 2018

The U.S. Golf Economy Report, a five-year study by GOLF 20/20 and TEConomy Partners, found that $84.1 billion of economic activity was generated by golf, an increase from the previous study conducted in 2011. The study was delivered as part of the 11th annual National Golf Day on April 25. The findings of the new U.S. Golf […]

NGF Survey Finds Positive Impact from Topgolf

By | January 19, 2018

The National Golf Foundation studied guests at the entertainment facilities who play traditional on-course golf as well as those who don’t, and found that overall, nearly a third said that playing Topgolf leads them to play more traditional golf. Among non-golfers, more than half said that playing at the venues had positively influenced their interest in playing green-grass rounds.

Hazeltine National GC to Host 2019 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

By | June 12, 2017

The event in Chaska, Minn., which will be conducted June 20-23, 2019 and is a collaboration among The PGA of America, LPGA and KPMG, will mark the first time the women’s major championship is played in the state. Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., has been selected as the site of the 2019 KPMG […]

‘Topgolf for Good’ Youth Initiative is Launched

By | March 20, 2017

On March 19, five of the company’s venues offered free game play, golf instruction and food-and-beverage amenities, as part of a collaboration with The First Tee and LPGA-USGA Girls Golf that launched a year-round program, through which similar benefits will now be offered to charitable organizations and high-school golf teams.

Sale of Daytona Beach, Fla.’s LPGA Courses Up for Vote

By | January 18, 2017

The City Commission of the northeast Florida town will vote January 18 on whether to sell its two LPGA International courses to Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co., which has been leasing them for 40 years. “This is a golden goose for Daytona Beach,” says one commissioner of the deal that would net the city $2.2 million and 14 acres of free land, while shedding properties that have collectively lost $15 million.