participation

Aussie golf boom in full swing as newcomers tee off

Aussie golf boom in full swing as newcomers tee off

Golf Australia today announced record growth in club participation and total participation, with a 6.4 percent increase in club members and a 21 percent (210,000) year-on-year rise in round players, according to AusPlay data. 8 Feb 2022
Gareth Bale joins R&A drive for golfers

Gareth Bale joins R&A drive for golfers

Superstar footballer Gareth Bale has agreed to become a global ambassador for The R&A in support of its activities to inspire new audiences around the world into playing golf. 1 Feb 2022
Record numbers now playing golf worldwide

Record numbers now playing golf worldwide

New research figures revealed by The R&A and Sports Marketing Surveys (SMS) show golf has enjoyed a significant increase in popularity worldwide since 2016 with over five-and-a-half million additional golfers taking up the sport. 15 Dec 2021
Morri: Pros and participation are golf’s chicken and egg

Morri: Pros and participation are golf’s chicken and egg

Robin Williams’ favourite joke was actually a cartoon. The illustration depicts a chicken and an egg lying in bed, each smoking a cigarette. 30 Aug 2021
Golf boom confirmed by AusPlay statistics

Golf boom confirmed by AusPlay statistics

The boom in Australian golf has been confirmed by official AusPlay statistics released today. 25 Jun 2021
Golfing boom grows across NSW

Golfing boom grows across NSW

Golf continues to be an economic powerhouse delivering around $1.32 billion in environmental, social, health, and community benefits across New South Wales and the ACT annually, according to the latest Golf in NSW and the ACT Community Impact Reports. 24 May 2021
Participation & memberships rising in NSW

Participation & memberships rising in NSW

COVID-19 may have derailed sporting activities for much of the community during 2020, but for golf, participation is booming across New South Wales. 13 Nov 2020