The proceeding rise in the variety of rounds of golf played throughout the pandemic proceeded right into the 4th quarter of 2020, according to the most up to date information disclosed by Sports Marketing Surveys.
The sporting activities information study firm formerly reported a document 3rd quarter, with the variety of rounds of golf played in the UK up by 59% contrasted to 2019, yet it claims the that the 4th quarter (Oct-Dec) complied with the exact same pattern, finishing in development of 41%. This was regardless of fairway closures throughout the November lockdown, along with more constraints in particular locations under Tier 4 regulations.
The rise in the 2nd fifty percent of 2020 was reported throughout the whole UK. The North was the largest recipient, expanding 66% in the last 3 months to finish 13% up for the year. The Midlands as well as Scotland both expanded by over 40% in between October as well as December, while the South area took pleasure in a 30% surge in the exact same duration as well as was one of the most effective area for the year generally, up by over 20%.
If more proof of the golf boom was required, the British as well as International Golf Greenkeepers Association has actually reported that golf links have actually needed to take care of an added 3,750 pitch marks monthly throughout 2020, consisting of an added 8,750 monthly in between May as well as December.