The National Golf Foundation (NGF) has announced the 100 most influential companies in the US golf industry.
NGF, which has an 87-year history of predicting the golf market, recently released a list of golf companies with large sales and high influence in the industry for the first time in three years following 2020. You can guess the trend of leading companies in the US golf market, which has been reorganized after Corona 19.
These companies are focused on companies operating in the United States, but it is noteworthy that the United States has half of the golf courses in the world and is a market that has an influence on the world as it has the largest golf population. However, as this is a tally for companies, associations and tour organizations such as the United States Golf Association (USGA) and the United States Professional Golf (PGA) Tour are excluded from this list.
Among the top 100 golf companies, 메이저놀이터 23 companies related to lawns, courses, and fertilizers accounted for the most, followed by supply companies with 17, media and technology companies, and golf course consignment operators with 15 each. In addition, there were 12 fashion and accessory companies such as Adidas and Nike Golf.
If you look at the companies, you can guess the big trend of the world golf industry. First of all, consignment operation is expanding in the golf course market. After the Lehman bankruptcy in 2008, the number of community-based membership golf courses decreased, and companies with economies of scale grew by taking over golf courses and increasing their size.
Centered around Troon Golf, the world’s largest golf course operator, Invited, Century, and Campus Sports were still included in the top 100 companies. In addition, subdivided business agency businesses such as golf course operation ERP, climate forecasting, club delivery, and event agency are expanding their positions.
Companies such as Syngenta, BASF, Bayer, Australia’s Nufarm, and Aquatrols were selected for course management, such as lawn and pesticides. John Deere and Toro were selected as heavy equipment companies for course management, and Clubcar and Yamaha were selected as cart companies. Golf cars and Textron Golf were named.
In the field of golf clubs, 11 companies including Acushnet with Titleist and Footjoy, TaylorMade, Top Golf Callaway, Ping, PXG, Cobra Puma, Tour Edge, and Wilson Golf were selected. As for grips, Golf Pride and Lamkin were on the list.