Recently, I have decided to buy some old golf clubs. They are not something I would take to the links, but they will fit my intended purpose. As you are aware, golf is a big part of my life. Because of that, many of my friends indulge my passion and from time to time will hit the range with me. Additionally, when they bring their kids for a visit, golf seems to be a topic of conversation. As such, I thought it would be a great idea to purchase something that the kids can hit without worry about damaging the clubs. Continue reading
The poor state of golf is an easy target for most writers. By gathering stats about the golf industry, it is easy to paint a picture of despair or economic boom. It is an industry that influences most areas of across Canada and has an economic impact that most people do not realize or understand.
Here are some stats about the Canadian 2014 golfing industry from the National Allied Golf Association:
The total direct economic activity (total direct sales, golf related travel, capital spending) resulting from the Canadian Golf Industry is estimated at $19.7 billion.
These facts come from Based on direct, indirect and induced impacts, Canada’s 2013 golf cluster economic impact accounts for about $14.3 billion of Canada’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), up from $12.2 billion in 2008. Continue reading