October 6, 2014
The latest Rounds Played reports from the The National Golf Course Owners Association Canada (NGCOA Canada) have been released and share some positive news. The report released included information compiled up to July 1.
The report claims that on a national basis golf rounds played are up 19% on a year-over-year basis and are 10% over the three year average.
The numbers were heavily boosted by play in Western Canada with rounds played up 8% in British Columbia and a whopping 20% jump in rounds played in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.
Ontario and Quebec had a tougher June, with rounds slightly down, but it was balanced by a strong start to the season.
The tough spot for Canadian golf rounds played was in Atlantic Canada where a late spring and heavy winter snowfall has heavily impacted play.
The NGCOA says that in 49 major regional markets only 14 have shown a decline in total rounds to date in comparison to the 3 year average and just 12 are down compared to 2014.
“Nationally, the month of June wasn’t quite as strong as the early…
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