July Golf Weather Impact: Nationally flat but significant June Utilization gain!
Following a familiar pattern, summer months weather variance was muted at the national level as Golf Playable Hours (GPH) were up 0.6%.
Played Rounds for June published by Golf Datatech finally provided some quantifiable evidence for the COVID-bounce that we’ve been reading about in trade media since the start of May registering +14% vs. YA which compares favorably to our previously-reported GPH results for the month of 0% change. For the year that significantly cut the deficit from -8% in May to -2% in June.
To read the more detailed commentary on the results, click here.
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