Golf Market: Facts & Figures
world market for golf club sales is £1.5 billion.
UK market is £100 million.
largest market in the world is the US. The second largest is Japan. The third
largest is the UK.
Golf has the largest share of te UK market in woods (15%). Wilson and Ping have
joint largest share of the UK market in irons (12%). Ping has the largest share
of the UK market in putters (28%).
million people play golf in the UK. 2 million of those are members of private
golf clubs and of these 80% are men and 20% women.
are 15,000 golf couse around the world that cover an area more than one third
the size of Belgium.
facts are courtesy of Alistair Cochran (Golf the Scientific Way), Steve Haake
(University of Sheffield) and Steve Mather (University of Nottingham).