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Golf Equipment Market by Type (Golf Balls, Golf Clubs, Golf Shoes, and Others), Distribution Channel (Sports Goods Chain, Specialty Sports Shops, On-course Shops, Online Stores, and Others): Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2026

Pulished: April, 2021
ID: 10689
Pages: 175

Golf Equipment Market Size & Growth (2021-2026):

Golf Equipment Market was valued at USD 6.6 Billion in 2021 and is predicted to reach USD 7.8 Billion by 2026 with a CAGR of 2.3% during the forecast period 2021-2026.

All products that are used to play golf are normally termed golf equipment. Golf clubs, golf balls, golf shoes, and others, are the most common types of equipment used in golf. The increase in golf courses all over the globe is a major positive factor for golf enthusiasts. There has been a huge development in the equipment being used, and the new developments have only increased the performance and player experience.

Market Drivers:

The main factor driving the growth of the Global Golf Equipment Market is a rise in middle-class income people and an increase in their disposable income which allows them to pursue golf with much more dedication. The improvement in golf tourism all over the globe with the opening of more golf clubs and different types of tournaments has also given a major boost to the growth of the golf equipment market. The development of golf courses all over the world with the help of government initiatives or private initiatives has really propelled the growth rate. The rise in the number of professional and amateur female golfers is also another factor that may positively impact the growth of the market. There are over 30,000 golf courses across the globe and almost 70% of those are easily accessible to the public. At present, globally, more than 200 golf courses are under construction and over 350 golf courses are in the planning stages. This is likely to surge demand in the global golf equipment business over the estimation period.

Market Restraints:

The main factor hindering the growth of the Golf equipment market is that the devices used are very expensive and thus golf has become a game of rich people. This needs to be improved for deeper penetration of the market and getting more access to a large number of people. Adoption of other games, including indoor sports, such as chess, badminton, table tennis, and others, owing to the hectic lifestyle of individuals, restricts the adoption of golf equipment.




Market Size Available

2021 – 2026

Base Year


Forecast Period

2021- 2026



Segments Covered

By Type,  By Distribution Channel

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, DROC, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Market Leaders Profiled

Acushnet Holdings Corp., Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc., Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc., Nike, Inc., Amer Sports Corporation

Market Segmentation:

Golf Equipment Market – By Type:

  • Golf Clubs
  • Golf Balls
  • Golf shoes
  • Others

The Golf clubs market was the highest revenue grossing segment and is expected to continue to remain at this position during the foreseen period. Wooden clubs due to their popular long shots recorded the highest demand in the worldwide golf equipment market. However, hybrid clubs made from iron and higher-lofted woods are slowly finding pace with players that face difficulty with iron clubs. The golf shoe segment is supposed to grow at the highest rate during the conjecture period. The consumers playing golf are demanding more comfortable, light-weight shoes that are also comfortable to wear during the play. New features are being added by the manufacturers to attract more customers like the shoes provide extreme stability with waterproof upper midsole unit to provide underfoot comfort, thereby ensuring comfort to the player

Golf Equipment Market - By Distribution Channel:

  • Sports Goods Chain
  • Specialty Sports Shops
  • On-course Shops
  • Online Stores
  • Others

The specialty stores accounted for the lion’s share in this industry in 2021and are predicted to continue this trend over the envisioned period. They offer an array of golf products of different brands to choose from; thus, they are preferred by consumers to purchase golf equipment. The department and discount stores segment is estimated to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period 2021-2026. The main reason for the high growth rate of this segment is due to the discounts offered by these stores. Online stores are also running at a high growth rate as people now prefer more shopping online due to the presence of various trusted sites and the discounts offered by these sites. his trend is attributable to the high penetration rate of mobile phones, an increase in e-commerce sales, significant awareness of online stores, and the availability of easy payment options. Of course, the store segment is determined to grow at a healthy growth rate due to the opening of more such stories at the golf clubs and thus attract a lot of players.

Regional Analysis:

The North America region is expected to grow at a good rate during the projection period. The increasing population of the region coupled with an increase in disposable income is propelling the region’s growth rate. The increasing government initiatives to promote Golf tourism in the area is positively impacting the region’s growth rate. The growing awareness among people about the game due to more coverage on TV is also a major cause for a positive growth rate.

The Europe region is foreseen to grow at a healthy rate during the prediction period. The increasing income of people is also boosting the region’s prospects. The rising initiatives by the governments promoting the development of Golf is boosting the region’s growth rate. The presence of online retailers in this area will further boost the market.

The Asia Pacific region is anticipated to showcase the highest growth rate during the calculated period. The increasing population rate particularly in countries like India and China is responsible for the region’s highest growth rate. The surge in disposable income of the people in this area has been a major support for the growth of this market.

Key Market Players:

Some of the key players operating in the global golf equipment industry are Acushnet Holdings Corp., Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc., Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc., Nike, Inc., Amer Sports Corporation, Bridgestone Sports Ltd, Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (Japan), Callaway Golf Company, TaylorMade Golf Company, and PING.

COVID-19 Impact on Golf Equipment Market:

The coronavirus has boosted the growth of the Golf equipment market and in a few ways also negatively affected the growth rate of the market. The prevalence of the pandemic has allowed people to stay near their homes and not allow them to travel for business or job purposes which have given them time to enjoy golf and thus boosted the sales of equipment used in this sport. Although the supply chain was affected during the pandemic, as the normalcy is coming back, so is the supply chain and sales of golf equipment.

1. Introduction                                

               1.1 Market Definition                    

               1.2 Scope of the report                 

               1.3 Study Assumptions                  

               1.4 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods  

2. Research Methodology                                          

               2.1 Analysis Design                         

               2.2 Research Phases                      

                              2.2.1 Secondary Research            

                              2.2.2 Primary Research  

                              2.2.3 Data Modelling      

                              2.2.4 Expert Validation   

               2.3 Study Timeline                          

3. Report Overview                                       

               3.1 Executive Summary                 

               3.2 Key Inferencees                       

4. Market Dynamics                                      

               4.1 Impact Analysis                        

                              4.1.1 Drivers      

                              4.1.2 Restaints  

                              4.1.3 Opportunities         

               4.2 Regulatory Environment                       

               4.3 Technology Timeline & Recent Trends  

5. Competitor Benchmarking Analysis                                    

               5.1 Key Player Benchmarking                      

                              5.1.1 Market share analysis         

                              5.1.2 Products/Service   

                              5.1.3 Regional Presence

               5.2 Mergers & Acquistion Landscape                       

               5.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations                         

6. Market Segmentation                              

               6.1 Golf Equipment Market, By Type                       

                              6.1.1 Golf Balls  

                              6.1.2 Golf Clubs

                              6.1.3 Golf Shoes

      6.1.4 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)     

                              6.1.5 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis              

                              6.1.6 Market Attractiveness Index             

               6.2 Golf Equipment Market, By Distribution Channel   

                              6.2.1 Sports Goods Chain             

                              6.2.2 Specialty Sports Shops        

                              6.2.3 On-course Shops   

                              6.2.4 Online Stores          

  6.2.5 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)     

                              6.2.6 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis              

                              6.2.7 Market Attractiveness Index             

7. Geographical Landscape                                        

  7.1 Global Identity Governance and Administration Market, by Region 

               7.2 North America - Market Analysis (2018 - 2024)   

                              7.2.1 By Country              



                              7.2.2 By Type     

                              7.2.3 By Distribution Channel      

               7.3 Europe                        

                              7.3.1 By Country              






                                    Rest of Europe

                              7.3.2 By Type     

                              7.3.3 By Distribution Channel      

               7.4 Asia Pacific                 

                              7.4.1 By Country              




                                    South Korea

                                    South East Asia

                                    Australia & NZ

                                    Rest of Asia-Pacific

                              7.4.2 By Type     

                              7.4.3 By Distribution Channel      

               7.5 Latin America                           

                              7.5.1 By Country              




                                    Rest of Latin America

                              7.5.2 By Type     

                              7.5.3 By Distribution Channel      

               7.6 Middle East and Africa                           

                              7.6.1 By Country              

                                    Middle East


                              7.6.2 By Type     

                              7.6.3 By Distribution Channel      

8. Key Player Analysis                                   

               8.1 Acushnet Holdings Corp                        

                              8.1.1 Business Description            

                              8.1.2 Products/Service   

                              8.1.3 Financials 

                              8.1.4 SWOT Analysis       

                              8.1.5 Recent Developments         

                              8.1.6 Analyst Overview  

               8.2 Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc                  

               8.3 Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc               

               8.4 Nike, Inc                     

               8.5 Amer Sports Corporation                      

               8.6 Bridgestone Sports Ltd                          

               8.7 Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd                        

               8.8 Callaway Golf Compan                          

               8.9 TaylorMade Golf Company                  

9. Market Outlook & Investment Opportunities                                  


               List of Tables                    

               List of Figures                   

  • Global, regional, and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and also identify the regions that are still untapped
  • The segment-level analysis along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail
  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics
  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographic, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis
  • Study the microenvironment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analyzing the level of competition and business strategy development
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis, and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment
  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies, and recent developments in the market by the major companies
  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis, and main conclusions
  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market
  1. Global Golf Equipment Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  2. Global Golf Equipment Market By Type, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  3. Global Golf Balls Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  4. Global Golf Clubs Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  5. Global Golf Shoes Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  6. Global Golf Equipment Market By Distribution Channel, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  7. Global Sports Goods Chain Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  8. Global Specialty Sports Shops Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  9. Global On-course Shops Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  10. Global Online Stores Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

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