As of 2021, the domestic golf population was investigated at 11.76 million.
According to the 2021 Korea Golf Index announced by the Korea Golf Association (KGA) in collaboration with the Golf Industry Research Institute of Kyunghee University on 4,512 adult men and women aged 20 or older in 17 cities and provinces across the country, the number of active golfers in Korea is 11.76 million, which is higher than in 2017. showed an increase of 16.4%. About 3 out of 10 people aged 20 or older, or 31.5%, were estimated to be active in golf, of which 23.2% were continuously active and 8.3% were newly active. Among the newly active population, males accounted for 65.2%, which was higher than females (34.8%). It was found that they mostly used indoor screens and indoor and outdoor golf driving ranges more.
The average monthly cost (excluding supplies) spent by 1 person for golf during the year 2021 was investigated at about 260,000 won. The average monthly expenditure by type was 575,000 won for a golf course, 240,000 won for an indoor golf driving range, 239,000 won for an outdoor golf driving range, and 189,000 won for an indoor screen. The main places for golf activities were indoor screens, indoor golf driving ranges, outdoor golf driving ranges, and golf courses in that order. Indoor screens have been on a continuous increase since 2007, while golf courses (fields) have decreased by 4.8% compared to 2017.
The number of potential golfers who do not know how to play golf but are willing to learn golf in the future is 32.8%, a 5.0% increase from 2017. By gender and age, men in their 30s (68.5%) and 40s (66.2%) showed a high willingness to learn golf, while women in their 20s (61.8%) and 40s (58.8%) showed a high willingness to learn golf. It became. One in three people over the age of 20 are willing to learn golf.
Based on the results of this survey, KGA plans to integrate statistical classification data according to detailed indicators, produce a booklet, and distribute it. The ‘2021 Korea Golf Index Announcement’ material can be downloaded from the Korea Golf Association website. 먹튀검증