Golf Simulators: How can they boost your Golf Club?

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Golf simulators allow golfers to practice in a simulated environment that is very similar to the real thing.

According to Straits Research, the US golf simulator market size is expected to reach $1,416 million by 2030 from $694 million in 2021.

Market Figures for Golf Simulators

Simulators for golf are no longer a trend. It’s a reality now. More than 45 million Americans played golf in 2023, with more than 18.5 million playing alternative off-course modalities, such as indoor golf simulators, according to the National Golf Foundation.

NGF investigations have revealed the following:

South Korea, one of the world’s strongest simulator markets, has more than 4.3 million citizens practicing sports in simulators, which is more than 8% of the total population.

What makes golf simulators so popular?

Why are golf simulators so popular? Is there a reason why new golfers prefer to play golf in these off-course facilities?

Increasing accessibility

Golf simulators are indoor facilities, so the weather is not an issue. This allows players to practice at any time of the day.

Reduction of time spent

The simulators are often situated in urban areas for easy accessibility, removing the need for travel to golf courses, which makes it an ideal solution for those with busy schedules.

Practice on a variety of golf courses

This is an advantage. Simulators allow players to practice their shots on the course of their choice thanks to the power of technology. No matter where you are or where you are in the world.

Swing perfection and improvement

Those who want to start playing golf but do not have licenses or handicaps can use simulators to learn the game. Tracking technologies provide golfers with data on their performance.

A growth opportunity for Golf Clubs

Simulators should not be considered a competition by golf clubs. Additionally, they can include them in their offer to diversify it and attract a new segment of players who are more interested in these types of facilities.

New generations are attracted to these types of more realistic and immersive technologies. Presenting them at golf clubs can capture their interest and provide them with alternative membership options.

Additionally, they can serve as an excellent training tool for golf PROs and a great source of income for clubs all year long. This is extremely valuable in climate-unfavorable regions.

Managing Golf Simulators is easy with Golfmanager

We at Golfmanager are aware of the boom in golf simulators. As a result, we have adapted our software to provide services to these types of facilities or golf clubs that wish to integrate them with our software.

Golfmanager software gives you complete control over your golf simulator facility wherever you are. In addition, you will be able to:

  • Provide the best online booking and payment experience for your players
  • Offer exclusive benefits to frequent users.
  • Use the same tool to manage your simulator.
  • Discover your business’s performance with exclusive reports.

Plus much more! Depending on the type of business you run, we have more than a dozen modules that can be fully customized.

Golfmanager’s Success Story with Eagle Club

Eagle Club is Barcelona’s first urban golf simulator. An entrepreneurial initiative located in the heart of the Catalan capital that brings golf closer to the urban population and that is fully managed with Golfmanager software.

“Golfmanager is the ideal tool for managing cash movements across different areas of a business. With its versatility in introducing new products and services, it is an invaluable tool for those of us who are dedicated to golf management,” says Juan Bascones, General Manager at Eagle Club Barcelona

We are well supported for any questions that might arise in its operation by the constant developments that the tool introduces, the online help system, and the availability of its professionals”.

Golf Simulators will shape the golf industry’s future

Golf needs to embrace these types of facilities in the future. Thanks to its growth as a form of leisure and entertainment, golf is becoming more accessible to new players.

In Golfmanager, we are committed to innovation and supporting our clients’ digital transformation processes. Talk to one of our experts if you have a simulator or are considering adding one to your club.

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