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South Africa looks to golf to help drive tourism growth

South Africa looks to golf to help drive tourism growth | Global Growth of Golf | Scoop.it
Abundance of world-class courses and reputation after hosting cricket, rugby and soccer world cups, could help SA attract high-spending golf tourists, seminar hears
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This article really shows how sport can impact the economic growth of a region via tourism.  Many countries are hoping golf will give them an economic boost such as South Africa.

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IAGTO Predicts Third Consecutive Year of Growth for Global Golf Tourism | Asian Golf Industry Federation

IAGTO Predicts Third Consecutive Year of Growth for Global Golf Tourism | Asian Golf Industry Federation | Global Growth of Golf | Scoop.it
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This is a brief article about an increase in golf tourism around the world and the unique places that golf is experiencing growth in.

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Global growth: PGA Tour China set to begin in 2014 | Golf Channel

Global growth: PGA Tour China set to begin in 2014 | Golf Channel | Global Growth of Golf | Scoop.it
Gary Williams and Rex Hoggard discuss Tim Fincham's announcement of creation of PGA Tour China begining in 2014 .Watch 'Morning Drive' Weekdays at 7AM ET.
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Discussion of how the PGA Tour is expanding their brand globally in recent years and using it as a feeder system to bring in players from around the world.

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2014 to crown three years of consecutive growth for global golf tourism, predicts IAGTO

2014 to crown three years of consecutive growth for global golf tourism, predicts IAGTO | Global Growth of Golf | Scoop.it
IAGTO’s ground breaking global golf travel survey published last year showed that golf tourism grew by an average of 9.3% in 2012. According to the global golf tourism industry organisation, golf travel grew strongly once again last year and all the indications are that this trend will continue in 2014, which will then mark three years of consecutive growth.

Speaking from Mexico’s premier golf destination of Los Cabos, IAGTO Chief Executive, Peter Walton, said today: ...
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The_Future_of_Golf.pdf

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Great report on the future of the golf industry and it's expected global growth.

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Bright future for golf in Central & Eastern Europe

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Tourney’s wait list points to golf’s global growth

The best measure of how much golf is growing around the world can be found in Turkey, of all places.
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Great article about how the Olympics is helping fuel the global growth of the sport but discusses how it's been trending that direction for a decade.

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Michaux: Payne proves prescient of game's global growth

Augusta National Golf Club's global growth initiatives are spreading as quickly as kudzu.
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Great article about ANGC bringing golf to Latin America.

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Rapid Growth of Golf in South America Fueled by Increase in Players - Cybergolf

Rapid Growth of Golf in South America Fueled by Increase in Players - Cybergolf | Global Growth of Golf | Scoop.it
Rapid Growth of Golf in South America Fueled by Increase in Players
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Golf is exploding in South America for several reasons.  This article explores the reasons and discusses the trends in golf for the future in this region of the world.

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