Golf Rounds Played Slip in July
14 Sep, 2015
That Olympic bounce better hurry up and get here.
Golf rounds played were down 0.3 percent in July 2015 compared to July 2014, according to Golf Datatech. Regional gains came the Pacific, up 5.1 percent; New England, 5.4 percent; East North Central, 2.1 percent; Mountain, 1.5 percent; and Mid Atlantic, 0.7 percent.
Declines were seen in West North Central, down 7.7 percent; South Central, 6.7 percent; and South Atlantic, 0.8 percent.
Public access play was up 0.2 percent and private course activity was down 2.3 percent.
For the year-to-date period, golf rounds played are up 0.4 percent.
There were 3435 contributing golf courses used in this report.