28 Apr '14, 6am

Stats: New golf participation and membership report highlights changing landscape

Stats: New golf participation and membership report highlights changing landscape

Junior golf remains a priority for club engagement with families. Read the Full Report Here The ongoing health of Australian golf clubs is the focus of a new report released by Golf Australia and Golf Management Australia today. The 2013 National Golf Participation Report, which replaces the previous Annual Golf Census, has identified clear trends in the areas of club membership, golf participation and club financial viability. Among the report’s key findings were: There were 1.18 million Australians who played at least one round of golf during the year. Two out of every three of those players were not club golfers and play social golf instead. There were 398,804 golf club members last year with 60 per cent of that club membership base aged 55 years and over. Female members made up 21 per cent of the total membership base. There was a 1.6% decline in club playing members. ...

Full article: http://www.golf.org.au/newsdisplay/new-golf-participation...

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