The latest Golf Datatech National Rounds Played Report with results for July 2022 is out now. The three-page report contains year over year results for eight regions, all states and several metropolitan areas. US rounds were up 2.5% for July 2022 and down -4.0% YTD when compared to July 2021.
When it comes to our latest Rounds Played data, good weather, combined with enthusiasm to play the game, showed to a strong month this July. Always one of the largest months of the year for rounds played, July 2022 did not disappoint, led by the Northern half of the country.
Rounds were up 9.6% in the Mid Atlantic, 8.0% in New England and 7.5% in the East North Central – all regions with a strong private course presence, and private course play nationally was up over 7% for July.
On a YTD basis, rounds still trail 2021 by 3.7%, but have closed the deficit for the second consecutive month. Overall, the popularity and health of the game remains strong, up low double digits since 2019, the last full year without pandemic impact.
Rounds played +3.6% for the month of July, -3.7% YTD
Private courses +7.3% for July, Public access +2.7%