Golf is a sport that has seen some unexpected growth in recent years, and the COVID-19 pandemic has played a big role in that increase. Major regions have had more golfers playing than ever before. So, how many golfers are there in the world?
The answer is that there are 66.6 million golfers around the world which is an increase of 5.5 million since 2016.
How Many Golfers Are There Around The World?
Golfers in the world: 66.6 million
- 24.8 million golfers in the US
- 10.6 million golfers in Europe
- 23.3 million golfers in Asia
- 5.7 million golfers in Canada
- 1.3 million golfers in Australia
- 540,000 golfers in Ireland
- 484,000 golfers in New Zealand
- 150,000 golfers in Denmark
- 90,000 golfers in Switzerland
- 50,000 golfers in Finland[adrotate group=”23″]
Breakdown by gender:
There are 15 million lady golfers worldwide but this is growing yearly as more organizations like the LPGA actively encourage more women to take up the game. (51.6 million male golfers worldwide)
Download the Free GolfPlayed App Today
Find out how many courses you have played around the world today:
Check out more articles:
How many golf courses are there in the world?
World’s Wildest Golf Course – Bucket List Golf:
Meet Nullarbor Links The 1,365 Kilometer Golf Course :
GolfPlayed News is a news portal that shares pre-published articles by writers around the world. Each article is sourced and linked to the origin, and each article is credited with the author’s name. Although we do publish many articles that have been written in-house by GolfPlayed journalists, we do not exclusively create our own content. Any views or opinions presented on this website are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the company.[adrotate group=”24″]