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Golf Player Demographic Statistics

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Golfer StatisticsData
A golfer is defined as anyone having played an 18-hole round in the last 12-months
Total number of golfers in the U.S.29,000,000
Percent of the U.S. population who play golf9.6 %
Percent of golfers who are male77.5 %
Percent of golfers who are female22.5 %
Percent of golfers who are married68 %
Percent of golfer who attended or graduated college67 %
Percent who are employed in a white collar occupation50 %
Percent who use the internet on a regular basis90 %
Age BreakdownPercent
Under 305 %
30-3912 %
40-4922 %
50-5924 %
60-6918 %
70+19 %
Household Income / Economics 
Average household income of a golfer$95,000
Percent of golfers who have a net worth over $100,00079 %
Percent who own securities83 %
Percent who have life insurance86 %
Percent who own a credit or debit card98 %
Percent who own a home68 %
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Golfer Purchasing Plans 
Percent who plan to purchase within 12 months
Golf equipment53 %
Automobile47 %
Financial Planning40 %
Computer hardware46 %
Furniture / Home furnishings33 %
Office equipment48 %
Vehicle Spending 
Spent $30,000+ on last vehicle56 %
Spent $40,000+ on last vehicle28 %
Percent who own or lease 3+ vehicles32 %
Dining Out 
Percent who dine out once a week or more73 %
Percent who spend $3,000 or more annually dining out32 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: National Golf Foundation, US Census Department
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: October 30, 2016

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