A brand new examine has discovered that greater than a 3rd of all adults within the UK and Eire take part in golf in some form or type.
The PGA analysis venture, ‘Golf for All’, has discovered that 22.4 million adults within the UK and Eire ‘interact with golf in any capability’, equating to 40 p.c of all adults.
Of those, 4.9 million individuals play golf on a 9- or 18-hole course, whereas greater than 3 times that quantity, 16.3 million, play different types of golf equivalent to journey golf, pitch and putt, on a driving vary or through a simulator.
Commenting on the analysis findings, Robert Maxfield, chief govt of The PGA, mentioned: “This analysis has already been an enlightening train for us at The PGA. It has confirmed our expectation that golf has modified irrevocably, and that there’s enormous scope for the golf business to be extra inclusive of various types of the sport and the individuals who play them.
“The report itself offers us detailed perception and is a ground-breaking look into simply how far the sport has come, and the way huge the chance is to faucet into an enormous inhabitants of people who find themselves already engaged in golf that we haven’t had sight of previously. It offers the business the prospect to diversify the game’s fan base and person base, and that’s massively thrilling.”