Distribution of Responses
Desired Practices Average Score Negative Perceptions* (%) Neutral Perceptions* (%) Positive Perceptions* (%)
1. Hosted international events and international opportunities are sufficient for all athletes with potential to represent the country 3.0 20 58 22
2. Competitions are well structured at all levels (e.g., club/training center, regional, and national) 3.1 19 48 33
3. USA Golf and its support mechanisms sufficiently assist in local and developmental events 2.7 35 49 15
4. USA Golf attempts to integrate professional and amateur tournaments into a progressive plan of competitions gradually preparing athletes for peak performance at "Majors" (i.e., World Cups and Championships, Paralympic and Olympic Games, Masters) 3.0 23 49 28
5. USA Golf tries to coordinate all domestic and international competitions for all ages and levels, between and within all possible organizations. 2.9 30 42 28
6. Event sponsorship incomes are used to develop competitions for all participation levels 2.7 28 59 13
Across all items in element (N=102) 2.9 26 51 23