Golf rounds played in the U.S. rose 18.1 percent for the month of May, according to Golf Datatech. For the year-to-date period, rounds are ahead 33.6 percent.

The highest growth was seen in the East North Central, rising 44.6 percent; followed by New England, up 38.9 percent; Mid-Atlantic, 25.6 percent; Pacific, 24.0 percent; South Atlantic, 10.7 percent; West North Central, 10.5 percent; and South Central, 0.1 percent. The one declining region was Mountain, down 2.3 percent.

Golf play recovered strongly following the reopening of golf courses across the country starting in May 2020. Golf rounds played grew 13.9 percent in total for 2020.

Photo courtesy Westfield Golf Club, Virginia