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Q: golf courses ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: golf courses
Category: Sports and Recreation > Trivia
Asked by: captainmarvel-ga
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Posted: 27 Apr 2006 08:27 PDT
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Question ID: 723351
how many golf courses are in the world?
Subject: Re: golf courses
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 27 Apr 2006 08:55 PDT
Hello Captainmarvel,

There are between 31,000 and 32,000 golf courses worldwide.

From a November 2005 KPMG Golf Course Development Cost Survey:

?Recent research confirms that there are approximately 32,000 golf
courses worldwide. Presently, some 50 million people play golf
throughout the world.

Although the United States represents the largest golf market in the
world with around 17,000 courses and approximately 27 million golfers,
the game itself originates in Europe and continues to have a strong
presence there, with more than 6,000 golf courses and roughly 4
million registered golfers.?

KPMG Golf Course Development Cost Survey


According to Darragh McGowan, there are 30,730 golf courses worldwide.

?Globally golf is a $60 billion industry with 30,730 golf courses
worldwide and 57 million golfers. In Ontario there are 700 golf
courses and 2.3 million golfers.?

About Darragh McGowan:
- Higher National Diploma in Golf Course Management from Reaseheath
College in England and a BSc (Hons) degree in Golf Course Management
from Harper Adams University College in England.
- MSc degree in Sports Surface Technology from Cranfield University in England

The Guelph Turfgrass Institute


?Currently there are over 31,000 golf courses worldwide with over
18,000 in the United States alone.?


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" golf courses worldwide
?25000..500000 golf courses

I hope you find this information helpful!

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