GET GOLF READY
Get Golf Ready is an industry-supported, affordable group lesson
program that provides awelcoming introduction to golf. It targets
the millions of adults in the United States who have never played
golf or who have minimal experience in the game.
The program provides:
- basic skills instruction
- background of the game's rules
- golf's etiquette and values
Overall, participants gain insight into techniques
- full swing
- bunker play
As well as the fundamental guidelines regarding the use and
- golf equipment
- keeping score
- navigating the course
Since its inception in 2009, Get Golf Ready has seen more than
465,000 participants. In 2015, a record number of 107,485 students
participated in Get Golf Ready programs, a nine
percent increase from 2014 student participation (98,919).
Get Golf Ready participants are consistently satisfied with the
program - and continue playing as a result. In 2015, 97 percent
stated the program met or exceeded their participation, and 87
percent of participants (or approximately nine out of 10) continued
to play in their first year.
Get Golf Ready also has a tremendous economic impact on the golf
industry, generating an estimated $1 billion in cumulative revenue
since 2009 based on estimated facility participant counts and
consumer spending. The average total first year participant
spending among Get Golf Ready graduates has also increased as the
program has continued to grow, from $895 in 2009 to $1,022 in
Consumers can learn more about the program and find a local
participating facility at GetGolfReady.com.