According to Golf Datatech, golf rounds played in the U.S. were down 1.6 percent in July over July of 2017 on a national level. The two-page report breaks out eight regions, most states and several metropolitan areas.

Among regons, the steepest declines came in the Mid Atlantic, down 8.5 percent and Pacific, 5.6 percent. Other regions showing declines include South Central, down 1.6 percent; South Atlantic, 2.5 percent and East North Central, 0.2 percent.

Gains in golf rounds played were seen in New England, 2.8 percent; Mountain, 4.0 percent and West North Central, 1.5 percent.

Year-to-date, golf rounds played are down 2.9 percent.