Statistics always add value. Statistics support the story you tell, in this case: why should we even create a platform to share initiatives to grow the game of golf? This is easily explained, the statistics below and the statistics per country illustrate that the growth of golf as a sport is slowing. This is, why we need to share initiatives to grow the game.
Only registered golfers are included in this data. Non-registered golfers are not included. These statistics are based on figures communicated each year by the Member Federation, and reflect the situation on January 1st of each year.
To analyse the statistics below click to the year you would like to see and/or direct your mouse to the bar you desire to see, exact information will pop up.
Europe: Total Golfers 2002-2012
The statistics above are based on 14 countries in Europe. These countries are: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Wales. We have chosen these countries, as they all have statistics up to date.
You can find more statistics on the European Golf Association (EGA) website. Click here to access the EGA website.