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Today sees the launch of the Golf Participation Report for Europe 2016 from KPMG's Golf Advisory Practice. The report, which provides invaluable figures for key stakeholders in the golf industry, is the latest of KPMG's annual publications offering analysis and insights into Europe's golf industry. This year's edition bears good news in store for the golf industry: stability and growth.

According to our research, which is based upon statistics compiled from local golf associations in 46 European countries, the continent's golf markets are displaying positive signs of stability and growth in 2015.

In fact, when taking a closer look at Europe's golf markets, 67% of local golf associations indicated in 2015 that their level of participation had either stabilized or increased. The remaining 33% of European markets still experienced some decline, including key markets such as England, Spain and Ireland.

Overall, the study identified that golf participation in Europe has begun a period of stabilization since the declines it suffered following 2009 during the global financial crisis.

Please download our study to read more