Understanding what attracts players to a course is essential for greenkeepers and club managers to prioritise their efforts on enhancing that playing experience. The Syngenta Golf Player Survey has sought to identify what players actually want.
Broad section of golf players, course types and handicaps
Assessing factors that influence the playing experience: turf quality; environment and club facilities
All areas of the course
Satisfaction levels with current course performance?
What attracts golfers to new courses?
Who did we ask?
All ages: < 35 - 13%; 36–50 - 32%;
>50 - 54%
Main course holes: 18 holes - 81%; 27 holes - 7%; 36 holes - 5%; others - 7%