Golf Australia

Research

Golf Australia conducts extensive research in partnership with the industry and also draws on other relevant research to assist golf with developing evidence based strategies to ensure that the sport remains relevant and is able to adapt to an ever changing sporting and recreational landscape.

Below is a selection of reports that cover a number of key areas for golf and sport in general:   

Rounds

National Competitions Rounds Report - Year End December 2016

National Competitions Rounds Report - Year End December 2015

National Competitions Rounds Report - Year End December 2014

National Competitions Rounds Report - Year End December 2013

Melbourne Public Rounds Report, 2013


Participation

Golf Club Participation Report, 2016, Golf Australia

Golf Club Participation Report, 2015, Golf Australia

Australian Golf Landscape Research, AGIC, 2015

Golf Participation Report, 2014, Golf Australia

Increasing the participation of older Australians in golf, 2012, Australian Golf Industry Council

Golf Participation Report, 2013, Golf Australia             

Market Segmentation for sport participation, Australian Sports Commission       

Market Segmentation for sport participation: Children, 2013, Australian Sports Commission

The future of Australian Sport, 2013, Australian Sports Commission

ERASS Report, 2010, Australian Sports Commission

The Right Invitation: Research to Guide the Industry in Women’s Participation & Satisfaction, 2009, Sports & Leisure Research Group

Women’s Involvement in Golf, 2008, Smart Connection Company

Facility Operations

Club Attrition & Retention Report, 2010, Golf Queensland

Club Attrition & Retention Report, 2010, NSW Golf Association

Club Benchmark Report, 2009, Golf Australia

Issues & Challenges for Golf Clubs in Victoria, 2005, Victorian Golf Association

Economic

Golf Community Impact Study, 2017, Australian Golf Industry Council

The Economic Value of the Golf Industry, 2010, Australian Golf Industry Council

AGIC Australian Golf Tourism Report

Golf Retail

The Golf Retail Industry in Australia, 2004, Ernst & Young

Golf Consumer

Golf Consumer Attitudes & Travel Insights, 2013, Sports & Leisure Research Group

Canadian Golf Consumer Behaviour Study, 2012 National Allied Golf Associations

Golf Consumer Study, 2005, Australian Golf Union

AGIC Newsletters

AGIC Spring Newsletter - 2015

AGIC Winter Newsletter - 2014

AGIC Winter Newsletter - 2013

Other

Golf’s 2020 Vision:  The HSBC Report, 2012, The Futures Company

Golf: a game of life and death – reduced mortality in Swedish golf players, 2008, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports

18 October 2017
Congratulations to this week’s winners, who each receive an Odyssey O-Works 2-Ball putter thanks to our friends at Callaway. Read more
18 October 2017
Entries now open for the Aust Am Champs presented by Swinging Skirts. Read more
Inside The Ropes
18 October 2017
BARNWELL PARK: Men: Stableford: J Yunker (25) 44. more
18 October 2017
ALEXANDRA: Men: Stroke White: P Vallance (7) 68. more
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