The golf industry's premier intelligence briefing

The NGF Symposium is an intimate, invitation-only event, where guests will hear presentations from NGF and outside speakers as part of an agenda designed to make them the best informed executives in golf.

An exciting lineup of new content

George Bodenheimer on Leadership

A special interview by Mark King

George Bodenheimer and Mark King have been among the most influential figures in the sports business world for much of the past four decades. King, the former CEO of TaylorMade-adidas Golf, will sit down for a provocative and enlightening one-on-one discussion with Bodenheimer, the former executive chairman of ESPN, who will discuss leadership insights gained over more than 30 years at the world’s most visible sports network.


Golf Development in Japan

An informative presentation by World Golf Hall-of-Famer Isao Aoki

Isao Aoki, chairman of the Japan Golf Tour Organization, will share an insider’s look at the state of the game and the business of golf in Japan, which is the best-supplied golf country in the world outside of the United States. In 2019, Japan is hosting its first PGA TOUR event and the following year will host just the second Olympic golf competition in the past 100+ years.


2019 Golf Industry Report

Joe Beditz delivers golf's annual state-of-the-industry

NGF’s CEO shares inside perspective on the state of the golf industry. Released earlier than ever before, this highly-anticipated annual overview provides perspective, supported by data, on the state of the game, including the number of golfers, rounds played, facility development, off-course participation, reach and engagement.


More speakers and content will be added in the coming weeks.

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