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The Status of Golf: Latest News from PGA LIVE

3.30pm 12th June 2020 - Coronavirus NewsManagement Topics

The PGA continue their support for their PGA Members and the wider industry through the webinar series PGA LIVE, hosted by the PGA Chief Executive, Rob Maxfield, and Members of the Senior Team.

Guest speakers were the 59club’s Will Hewitt, and Chris Knight from The Revenue Club.

The PGA have commissioned a Members survey, via PGA Partner 59club, to provide data and insight into the status of golf and associated trends since the reopening, in England, 3 weeks ago.

The survey covered the stats relating to different areas of the golf business; Venues and reopening and the status of opening/furloughed staff, safety measures in place, facilities and services that are open including rental products and driving ranges, Retail click and collect services, Membership growth and Financial support packages.

Survey result

The survey had just under 400 responses from a 48 window from a pool of PGA Members and Golf Club Managers.

In addition, The Revenue Club provided information on the status of visitor golf, the demand factors, and initial results.

On the trends and within the webinar some of the key topics of discussion were:

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PGA Chief Executive, Rob Maxfield
PGA Executive Director of Member Services, Tristan Crew
The Revenue Club data
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