Golf – so much more than a game!

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Hey there

Did you know that golf is a $ 2.7 billion a year industry and that it is the No. 1 participation sport in the world with about 61 million players worldwide, of which 55 per cent take three golfing trips a year and 47 per cent cite golf as being their main reason for choice of holiday destination?
Of course you did…if you’re reading this, you’re a golfer who knows how to keep score…

Did you also know that in the US it is estimated that 83 per cent of business deals are closed on a golf course or at the 19th hole. [My buddy at BusinessGolf certainly knows this and you really should get his book to tell you how to close some deals!]

I love reading stories about the value of golf and how it contributes to our communities and society, especially when I see arguments from football fans and hockey fans who say golf it not a sport (because you can smoke when you play it). I have a whole lot to say about the argument of golf as a sport or just a game, but I’ll save it for another round.

See you in the short grass!

Golfgal


Golf helps drive the economy lot further

The Cairns Post
20 Jun 2007

GOLF is more than a game. Winston Churchill once described golf as “… a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill- designed for the purpose”. It is the time of year when golf is popular again in… read more…

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