October Golf Retail Sales on Par

golf datatech equipment sales market analysis october 2022

The US retail sales numbers for golf equipment are published this week by Golf Datatech. Despite the start of the colder season and a slight reduction in sales across some categories, signs are still very positive for golf equipment. US October 2023 Total Equipment Market (On-Off Course) On-Off Course October ’23 vs ’22: Dollars -1.2%On-Off…

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End of Season Recovery for Golf Equipment Sales

Retail sales numbers for US golf equipment for August 2023

The retail August 2023 sales numbers for US golf equipment are published this week by Golf Datatech. After 11 consecutive months of contracting sales thru the On/Off Course channels, total golf equipment grew by almost 3% in August, perhaps signaling a renewed expansion in sales as we head into the Fall. US August 2023 Total…

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Apparel Sales Slowdown Led by Headwear

The retail figures for US golf are now published with sales data through August 2023. After 17 consecutive months with improving sales between February of 2022 and July of ‘23, Golf Apparel was down for the second straight month in August, falling by 3.5% after a 3.6% drop in July Only 3 of 8 categories…

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New Video: John and Phil Dive into Custom Fitting

“Custom fitting is about creating a great experience. If you can deliver that, you can expect golfers to buy your clubs” (John Krzynowek) In this new video, UK golf data expert and European partner of Golf Datatech (GDT), Phil Barnard, talks to GDT’s co-founder John Krzynowek about the the fast-changing, and increasingly important custom fitting…

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End of 18 Month Climb for Apparel

The retail sales figures for US golf apparel are published by Golf Datatech this week where we see the first decline in sales for 18 months. US July 2023 Retail Total Market (On-Off Course) On-Off Course July ’23 vs ’22: Dollars -3.6%On-Off Course July ’23 vs ’19: Dollars +65.6% On-Off Course YTD ’23 vs ’22:…

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Putters Propel Growth in July Retail Sales

Equipment sales market update from Golf Datatech July 2023

This week, we released the retail sales figures for golf equipment in the United States with news that on- and off-course sales for the month of July were pretty much level when compared to 2022. Total retail sales were dead even for the month at $393 million, with five categories down and four up. US…

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Golf Equipment Quick Fire Questions

Golf Datatech Golf Apparel retail sale data

Based on June 2023 Retail Sales Data for Equipment Q:  Have Golf Equipment sales slowed down? A:  While Golf Equipment sales are off all-time high levels in May of 2023, it was still the third largest May in the history, trailing only 2021 and 2022, and this most recent month was 31% higher than 2019.…

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