Golf Industry Reports

Since 2011 we have led the industry with groundbreaking market research – including highlighting a $35 billion opportunity to increase the number of women and girls playing golf.

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Global Golf Growth

Syngenta is the leading supplier of innovative turf care solutions to golf courses in 43 countries. Every year, golf benefits from our annual $1.4 billion research and development programme.
We take a long-term view and invest in industries we believe in. And we believe in golf.

Our research highlights the opportunities today that will help shape a vibrant, diverse, sustainable future for the game, with insights, analysis and solutions along the way.


of industry-leading, conversation shaping market research reports


the global economic opportunity highlighted by Syngenta to increase female participation in the game of golf


mentions of golf in the latest social media listening research carried out by Syngenta in 2023, looking at the topics driving the conversation during a time of notable growth in the game

Growing Golf Reports


Growing Golf in the UK

One of the most comprehensive pieces of market research ever undertaken in the UK golf course industry, Growing Golf in the UK helps golf businesses better understand the wants and needs of current and prospective players


The Opportunity to Grow Golf: Female Participation

This report hones in one of two key growth opportunities for the UK golf businesses to focus on: female participation. Learn more about the key drivers about why women participate in sport, why they leave and what would encourage prospective players to commit to becoming a golfer.

The Opportunity to Grow Golf: Youth Participation

Looking at the other key growth opportunity for UK golf businesses, this report looks to understand why young players enjoy golf, what would encourage young people to be interested in the game and identify the barriers to playing golf from a youth perspective.
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The Global Economic Value of Increased Female Participation in Golf

A pioneering report and defining moment for the golf industry in understanding the full scale of the global potential in increasing female participation - estimated to be an additional $35 billion

Golf & Social Media: The Great Divide

A pioneering social media listening project produced in conjunction with global market research firm Ipsos, analyzing 16.1 million mentions of golf to learn what people say about the sport as well as their experiences of the game.

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