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24 Feb 2005 15:16 PST
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Question ID: 480331
What is the number of golf tees sold annually in America?
Answered By: markj-ga on 24 Feb 2005 16:27 PST
Tommcf-- According to a golf tee manufacturer (quoted by the PGA) and a national newspaper, the 2003 total of golf tees sold was about 2 billion: "Although golfers consume about 2 billion tees annually, they often can get them at little cost or even for free at courses." USA Today: Sports Business (12/15/04) http://www.usatoday.com/sports/columnist/hiestand-biz/2004-12-15-hiestand_x.htm "According to Pride [Golf Tee Company], more than two billion tees were used by U.S. golfers in 2003, with 70 percent of those now longer (than 2 1/8 inches. PGA Tour.com: Softspikes a mainstay after 10 years http://www.golfweb.com/story/7307785 Search Strategy: I used various Google searches to find and confirm the information. The most useful of those was this one: golf "billion tees" ://www.google.com/search?num=100&hl=en&lr=&c2coff=1&rls=GGLD%2CGGLD%3A2004-01%2CGGLD%3Aen&q=golf+%22billion+tees%22+ I am confident that this is the information you are looking for and that the sources are reliable. If anything is unclear, please ask for clarification before rating the answer. markj-ga
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