The Netherlands is one of the countries which continues to grow. Over the past 12 years the number of golfers has grown from 140,000 in 2000 to 381,584 in 2012. Regardless the tough times golf Europe has had, the Netherlands has always found a way to keep increasing its numbers of golf participation.
Although 2011 was the toughest year for the Dutch growth, in 2012 the Netherlands reached a growth rate of 8,52%. 2012 has been a tremendous year for golf growth in the Netherlands. Furthermore, forecasts for 2013 keep showing increasing numbers for this growing nation.
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