Today golf industry leaders will meet in Tallahassee at the State Capitol for Florida Golf Day. Florida Golf Day is a partnership of leading organizations representing all divisions of the golf industry in Florida.
Golf’s direct economic impact in Florida is approximately $8.2 billion a year and supports over 132,000 jobs. Florida is home to over 1,000 golf courses making it the most in the country.
The growth of the game in Florida is tremendous, bringing thousands of visitors to Florida every year. The direct impact has led to more jobs and economic development.
During Florida Golf Day, top representatives of Florida’s golf industry throughout Florida while share information about the game’s economic impact, as well as its youth development programs, sustainability practices and environmental benefits. In the South Florida Section, we have seen a direct impact on the community and continue to see growth in participation year to year.
Participating organizations include Club Managers Association of America (CMAA), Florida Chapter of CMAA, Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association, Florida Historic Golf Trail, Florida State Golf Association, Golf Channel, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, LPGA, National Golf Course Owners Association, National Golf Foundation, North and South Florida Sections of the PGA of America, PGA of America, PGA TOUR, The First Tee, USGA, World Golf Foundation and World Golf Hall of Fame.
For more information, visit www.golf2020.com.