15,522: Approximate number of all golf facilities (public and private) in the United States.
11,691: Number of public golf facilities in the U.S.
3,831: Number of municipal public golf facilities in the U.S.
33,000: Approximate number of 18-hole rounds of golf played in 2012.
49: Percentage of golfers playing eight or more rounds per year who consider themselves “highly committed” to the game.
2: Number of sports played by astronauts on the surface of the moon. Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell played golf and javelin, respectively, during the Apollo 14 mission.
4: Average number of miles a golfer would cover if he or she traversed the course by foot.
$828,988: Median gross golf fee revenues generated at municipal golf courses during 2013.
250–450: Number of dimples found on an average golf ball.
4.25: Width in inches of a golf hole.
1744: Year the first recorded rules of golf were established by the Edinburgh Golf Club in Scotland.