Coronavirus

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Burn calories and shave strokes at the same time.
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New pro tournaments and busy courses buoy Sin City's comeback efforts.
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From boutique hotels to entire country governments, travel-reliant locales are eager to give visitors a change of scenery.
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Can the momentum keep rolling in 2021?
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Until golf travel returns, now is the time to make a "local bucket list" of courses to pursue.
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A time capsule for an unprecedented year in the golf world.
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Golf’s resurgence can be seen in the success of grassroots competitive events.
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It was a boom year for golf in America but not all courses made it.
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Young families in particular sought a safe haven in club memberships in 2020, creating a new dilemma for private golf clubs: Can they find more space on their tee sheets?
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Avid golfers who purchase blindly could waste hundreds or thousands of dollars on ill-fitting golf clubs.
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Our editorial staff shares the positives from a tough year dealing with a pandemic.
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A new casino, hotel, golf course renovations and more highlight upgrades in time for the winter peak season in the Valley of the Sun.
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Record-setting scoring and D.J.'s brilliance highlight an interesting week at Augusta.
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Golf's pandemic boom is extending after dark at facilities that have lights.
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North American golf courses continue to report strong play deep into October, including New England markets. View the latest GolfNow Industry Weekly Report with host Cara Banks.
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A year of busted routines offers the opportunity to appreciate the game in new ways.
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Robert Damron has the latest in yearly rounds booked as well as what some island nations are doing to attract tourists in the latest GolfNow Weekly Industry Report.
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The latest COVID-19-inspired, touchless invention moves the rake off the golf course and into your bag.
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Key winter golf markets from Florida to Arizona have varying rules and restrictions amidst the pandemic, so do your homework before you leave.
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One can only imagine what "October surprises" may lay ahead on the 2020 election front, but you probably want us to stick to golf. We're happy to oblige.
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User reviews continue to pour in as golfers take advantage of summer's last hurrah.
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The Aloha State is set to lift its mandatory 14-day quarantine for out-of-state arrivals.
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Rounds jumped over 20% Year-over-year in August, the largest jump on record and Texas was up 40% in rounds booked online, and September is expected to follow suit. Steve Burkowski shares the latest golf industry news.
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In this week's GNIR, George Savaricas shows the latest demand in rounds played heading into fall, while the University of Illinois is receiving a huge gift for its golf facilities.
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A proposal for new safety netting will protect golfers drinking at the Jigger Inn.
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Labor Day weekend set an online rounds sold record for tee times in America and the safety sentiment in golf is also high. View these latest items and more in the latest GolfNow Industry Weekly Report.
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Three majors on public courses highlights the new 2020-21 PGA Tour schedule. The changes required by the pandemic have created a "Super Season" of 50 official events.
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Readers sound off what they love/hate about COVID-19 golf.
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The pandemic has changed golf, in many ways for the better.
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Two shuttered courses have been given a second chance during the pandemic. Plus, two new Tiger Woods courses - one you should recognize, one you may not - highlight the new course news.
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View the latest news and golf course industry data on the impact of COVID-19 and coronavirus around the U.S. and globally.
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September 1, 2020
Gary Williams shares the latest in golf course news, including top markets for online rounds booked. This week's update includes a U.S. golf retail sales record and the announcement of the Payne's Cup at Big Cedar Lodge.
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August 27, 2020
Tour-quality ammo can be had for a lot less than name-brand.
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August 25, 2020
The Great Plains and Northeast regions are up 75% in online rounds booked year-over-year. View the latest GolfNow Industry Report with Gary Williams for August 25th.
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August 18, 2020
Golf's popularity surge continues, with the professional tours continuing to adapt to their 'new normal.'
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August 17, 2020
Some universities are opening brand new courses or enjoying strong rounds played. Others are losing their golf team or course.
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August 13, 2020
News includes an update from the Old Course at St. Andrews and a new stay-and-package at Firestone in Ohio.
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August 4, 2020
How has the coronavirus impacted golf travel to the isles? We checked in with a top tour operator for travel tips for 2021.
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August 4, 2020
How is coronavirus impacting golf travel to Ireland and the United Kingdom? Tour operator Joe Lyons from Lyons Links shares his outlook and tips for groups considering a 2021 trip.
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July 31, 2020
Who knew it would take a pandemic to #GrowTheGame?
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July 30, 2020
The famous San Francisco municipal course can be busy, so book your tee times or stay & play packages well in advance. Here's our booking tips.
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July 28, 2020
Bookings are up 100% in markets such as Chicago and Philadelphia and golf cart market is expected to grow 5%. View this and more data related to COVID-19 impact on the golf industry. Gary Williams shares these details and more in the latest GolfNow Industry Weekly Report for July 28, 2020.
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July 24, 2020
Stave off infection, save the environment, stay hydrated.
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July 23, 2020
With other sports on the sidelines, YOC rounds and membership on the rise.
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July 21, 2020
Gary Williams details the recent online rounds booked this summer, including more rounds being booked during the week. Interest in golf travel, however, is taking a hit due to a surge in cases in the U.S. View this and more in this week's GolfNow Industry Weekly Report.
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July 14, 2020
Tee times in July are consistent with high demand in May and June while new and returning golfers are also up 50% in many markets and golf course closures are at their lowest level since March. View the latest golf industry numbers.
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July 13, 2020
The affable Irishman, who is launching an instructional series, Lessons with a Champion Golfer on GolfPass, must wait to defend the claret jug until next summer.
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July 7, 2020
This week's GNIR with Gary Williams surveys the latest data on rounds played in the U.S. and in Europe, as well as notable trends from golfers during COVID-19 in 2020.
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July 7, 2020
Just how safe is golf? That's been a question in 2020 that both those golf facility operators and government officials have grappled with in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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July 2, 2020
With a reduced green fee, push carts allowed and more opportunities for non-resort-guests to play, there are silver linings on the Monterey Peninsula
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June 30, 2020
96% of North American golf courses are reopen and June saw a sharp increase in reactivated and new golfers. The U.K. is now welcoming back guests to golf courses. Gary Williams shares these items and more in the the GolfNow Industry Weekly Report for June 30th.
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