1 Chapter 12Recreation Operations 2 The Golf Phenomenon
16000 golf courses in the US
400 new courses built each year
80 have residential development
Over 1300 are resort courses
30 million golfers in the US
Increasing 1-2 per year
3 (No Transcript) 4 Golf Course Costs
Approximately 150 acres of land
Between 200000 to 400000 per hole
3.6 7.2 million per course
10-12 of total resort construction costs
Maintenance is the largest cost
- 2 to 3 million gallons of water per week
- Approximately 500000 per year in maintenance
5 Golf Resort Revenues 6 Golf Operations
Accounts for 10 of clubs income.
Average club course has 30000 rounds of golf played on it per year.
How many golf carts does the average 18 hole course have
- 56 carts
7 Golf Lingo
The number of strokes set as a standard for a hole or a course
Par 3 Up to 250 yards
Par 4 251 to 470 yards
Par 5 471 yards and over
8 Golf Lingo
One less than par
One more than par Double Triple
Two less than par
Hole in one
9 Golf Lingo
The number of strokes on average that a player shoots over par (72)
Hazard usually filled with sand
Can not ground your club in a bunker
Not attempting to reach the green in regulation
10 Golf Etiquette
Player who has the honor plays first off the tee
Do not move talk or stand directly behind a player when he is addressing the ball
Keep golf carts off tee boxes and greens
- 90 degree rule
Do not walk on another players putting line
The player who is Away plays first
Mark ball on the green and repair divots
11 Rules of Golf
How many clubs can a player have in his bag
What do you do when you lose a ball
Out of bounds
How long are you allowed to look for a lost ball
12 Golf Events
All teammates tee off select the best shot and play all of their next shots from that point.
Two-man teams lowest team score wins the hole
Players use one ball and alternate stokes.
Best front 9 back 9 and total.
13 Golf Events
Teams tee off on all holes at the same time
Played hole by hole
All square Dormie
Ryder Cup U.S. Amateur
Fewest strokes for the round
Most PGA Tour Events
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