According to Golf Datatech, golf rounds played slid 8.5 percent during February versus the year-ago month.

The biggest decline was seen in East North Central, down 72.9 percent; followed by West North Central, 70.4 percent; Mid Atlantic, 49.8 percent; South Central, 33.3 percent; New England, 19.1 percent; South Atlantic, 9.1 percent and Mountain, 2.9 percent. The one gaining region was Pacific, where rounds climbed 28.5 percent.

For the the first two months of the year, rounds played are down 7.2 percent.