2012 Rounds Played – The Largest Single-Year Jump Since the Millennium
2012 Golf Course Openings & Closures Update
Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith to Present at NGF Golf Business Symposium
December 2012 Rounds Played Report
In a “Content Everywhere” World, Golfers' Media Preferences Show Specialization
List of NGF's New Members in Q4
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Don’t Miss The Mobile Connection
by Marlene Stone

Over the last several years, smart phones, and consequently mobile apps, have gained huge momentum thanks to consumers’ quick adoption of the technology.

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Golf Course Living: Renovating the View?
by Robert Harris

While no uniform answers can be provided to situations that are factually and legally distinct, there are certain issues to which aspiring golf community residents should be attentive.

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2012 Rounds Played – The Largest Single-Year Jump Since the Millennium
 
2012 Rounds Played – The Largest Single-Year Jump Since the Millennium
The most influential factor in the golf economy in 2012 was the 5.7% increase in rounds played, through the end of the year. The resulting increase of 26 million rounds takes the national total to about 490 million.
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2012 Golf Course Openings & Closures Update
 
2012 Golf Course Openings & Closures Update
U.S. golf course openings remain at historic lows, as NGF recorded only 13.5 openings in 2012, compared to 154.5 golf course closures, measured in 18-hole equivalents (18HEQ).
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Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith to Present at NGF Golf Business Symposium
 
Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith to Present at NGF Golf Business Symposium

More than 40 of golf’s business leaders have already registered for the 2013 NGF Golf Business Symposium to be held at the Ritz-Carlton in St. Louis, MO. NGF announced that Symposium guests will be hearing from Baseball Hall of Famer and proud St. Louian, Ozzie Smith.

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December 2012 Rounds Played Report
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In a “Content Everywhere” World, Golfers' Media Preferences Show Specialization
Core Golfers’ Preference of Media Type Shows Differences Driven by Subject Matter
 
In a “Content Everywhere” World, Golfers Media Preferences Show Specialization
Content is king.  But today’s world could easily be viewed as one with too much content.  Prior to the smart phone era, we might have actually had to do some research to find information on a particular subject, even an obscure one.
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