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November sees massive boom in golf rounds played

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Golf Datatech has unveiled the results of its National Rounds Played Report for November 2020, showing rounds played were up 57% for the month and over 13% year-to-date through November 2020.

The data was compiled directly from golf course owners and operators, as well as rounds of golf at public, private and resort courses nationwide and showed that rounds played were up in 47 states for November.

Breaking down the numbers, public access golf courses have seen a year to date increase in visitors of 11.6%, while private courses saw a boost of 18.8% for action.

 

Speaking on the results, John Krzynowek, Partner, Golf Datatech said

“Since golf returned from a near national shutdown in late spring due to Covid-19, we’ve recorded double digit growth every month for the last seven months. November was another excellent month for rounds, up an astounding 57% over the same month in 2019. Typically, it’s a time of year when much of the country is starting to wind down for winter and it can be uncomfortable to be outside to play. This year, however, we had above average weather for playing the game, continuing a lengthy streak of minimal precipitation and warm temperatures.”

Only three states, Hawaii, Florida and New Mexico, showed negative results for the month. Per the report, the cause of this is due to the season-long decline in golfer travel to Hawaii, while Florida, especially southern Florida, was hit hard by rain caused by tropical storm Eta that arrived in the early part of the month and caused flooding in some areas. 

Additionally, New Mexico was under a statewide order to close non-essential businesses, including golf courses November 16 – 30.

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Gianni is the Assistant Editor at GolfWRX. He can be contacted at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @giannimosquito

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  1. Nack Jicklaus

    Dec 23, 2020 at 8:04 pm

    I always get motivated to play more right around the Masters every spring, and I just happened to play more in November this year than any time the rest of the year. Maybe a lot of other folks out there get extra motivation to play from watching the Masters too. Just a thought…

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GolfWRX Classifieds (01/15/21) – Miura blades, classic Cleveland bomber, TaylorMade P770 irons

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At GolfWRX, we love golf equipment plain and simple

We are a community of like-minded individuals that all experience and express our enjoyment for the game in many ways. It’s that sense of community that drives day-to-day interactions in the forums on topics that range from best driver to what marker you use to mark your ball, it even allows us to share another thing – the equipment itself.

One of the best ways to enjoy equipment is to experiment and whether you are looking to buy-sell-or trade (as the name suggests) you can find almost anything in the GolfWRX BST Forum. From one-off custom Scotty Cameron Circle T putters, to iron sets, wedges, and barely hit drivers, you can find it all in our constantly updated marketplace.

These are some of the latest cool finds from the GolfWRX BST, and if you are curious about the rules to participate in the BST Forum you can check them out here: GolfWRX BST Rules

Member tigercolt77 – Cleveland TL310 driver head

The TL310 is a classic glued hosel, low spin, solid acoustic bomber of a driver, and this head is practically being given away.

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2021 Nippon N.S. PRO Regio Formula MB+ driver and wood shafts

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Although they have been producing graphite shafts for years, Nippon is better known for the performance and quality of their Modus line of steel shafts – but with the release of the new NS Pro Regio Formula MB+ graphite shafts, they are looking to deliver the same performance to drivers and fairway woods.

“Nippon is proud to introduce the new N.S. PRO Regio Formula MB+ graphite driver shaft. With the completion of the Formula + series, golfers can now have a driver shaft that works in perfect harmony with their Nippon Shaft steel shafts irrespective of their weight or configuration.”
– Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft.

The release of the Formula MB + shafts is intended to complete the Nippon NS Pro Regio Formula+ series since each model is intended to work for golfers alongside the well known N.S. PRO MODUS³ TOUR steel irons shafts. The concept for developing the profiles was to offer a similar feel and performance so golfers could have top to bottom confidence in their clubs.

The previously available Regio Formula B+ driver shaft is designed to match the performance of the N.S. PRO MODUS³ TOUR 120, the Regio Formula M+ matches the N.S. PRO MODUS³ TOUR 130, and the all-new N.S. PRO Regio Formula MB+ shaft mimics the dynamic performance and power of the N.S. PRO MODUS³ TOUR 105 and/or TOUR 125 shafts.

 “Our goal is to give each individual player a consistent feel with their shafts throughout the bag in order to improve performance and make the game more enjoyable,”

The shaft’s performance is driven from using an ultra-high elasticity carbon sheet the full length of the shaft to reduce twisting of the head that occurs during a swing, according to Nippon, and it also helps replicate the smooth feel of the Modus3 steel shafts.

Price, specs, and availability

The shaft is scheduled for release in Japan on January 15 with a full global release set for the end of January 2021 trough Nippon authorized dealers.

The new Nippon NS Pro Regio Formula MB+ is available in a number of weights and flexes to suit any golfers and will be priced at $530 each.

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