Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
While adverse conditions have plagued the industry in recent years, demand for golf courses and country clubs will return, as participation increases. As more baby boomers reach retirement and demand for golfing increases, the industry will experience modest growth. Nevertheless, improved demand will heighten competition among operators, and demand for other outdoor sporting activities will likely limit growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Geographic spread of industry establishments falls broadly in line with population distribution; without sufficient population sizes, country clubs and golf courses will remain empty and industry operations will fail. Another factor that determines establishment distribution is a region's weather profile; states with warmer climates are more likely to have country clubs and golf courses than colder northern states. Other factors that influence establishment concentration include availability and cost of sufficient land to develop club houses and courses and a region's golf participation rate.
The Southeast region, with 25.4% of industry establishments, has the highest concentration of country clubs and golf courses in the United States... purchase to read more