Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the five years to 2015, the Golf Courses and Country Clubs industry has struggled to make par due to the lingering effects of the recession and a declining interest in golf, specifically among the younger generation. High unemployment and lower consumer spending pushed down membership and golf course usage through 2011, causing industry revenue to decline. In the coming years, despite the diminishing popularity of golf, the industry is set to experience slow but steady growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The industry is generally spread according to share of population, as consumers are the primary end-users of golf courses and country clubs. The majority of companies are located in Ontario and Quebec, which together account for over 55.0% of establishments in 2015. These two regions contain over 60.0% of Canada's population, contributing to the large share of golf courses and country clubs in the area.
Alberta accounts for an estimated 13.8% of establishments in 2015. Alberta is an attractive region for industry operators because of its relatively moderate climate that allows a greater number of households to engage in outdoor activities, including golfing. Households generate the majority of industry revenue... purchase to read more