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Research Portal

Keep up to date with relevant research

At Wales Golf we carry out our own research among Welsh golf clubs and golfers, as well as keeping up to date with relevant research available from other sources. The Research page provides links to a range of research summaries and reports that clubs may find useful.

  1. New2Golf Feedback Report 2015 (Executive Summary and Recommendations) – click here to view
  2. Welsh Golf Club Survey 2015/16 (Executive Summary) – click here to view
  3. Golf Participation, Club Membership and Latent Demand in Wales (sourced from Sport Wales Survey data) – including
    • Active Adults Survey: Golf Participation, Club Membership and Latent Demand 2008/09 – 2014
    • Welsh School Sport Survey: Golf Participation, Club Membership and Latent Demand 2011 – 2015
    • Further Education Sport Survey: Golf Participation 2015 click here to view
  4. KPMG Golf Participation in Europe 2015 (downloadable report)
  5. Growing Golf in the UK (Syngenta) (downloadable reports)
    • Growing Golf in the UK – Headline Report
    • Female Participation – The Opportunity to Grow Golf
    • Youth Players – The Opportunity to Grow Golf
  6. Women & Golf Survey (Sports Marketing Surveys for Women & Golf Magazine) (Results summary) – click here to view
  7. Pace of Play Global Survey (R&A) (downloadable report)
  8. A Satellite Account for Golf in the UK (Sheffield Hallam University Sport Industry Research Centre for The R&A) – analyses the golf industry’s contribution to the UK economy, including some breakdowns by country. – click here to view