Distribution of Responses
Desired Practices Average Score Negative Perceptions* (%) Neutral Perceptions* (%) Positive Perceptions* (%)
1. Corporate and philanthropic tax incentives provide sufficient support of mass and elite golfers. 2.5 38 50 12
2. Participation in various sports, as a foundation for golfing development, is encouraged through physical education requirements. 2.6 44 45 11
3. Sport participation, including golfing, is rewarded with reduced personal tax. 1.7 64 33 4
4. Golf programs service both recreational and high performance players. 3.2 22 48 30
5. Specialized sport schools similar to IMG academies are available and affordable to all talented golfers. 2.3 67 25 9
6. A multi-stage system of elite golfer qualification is integrated with a system of fitness tests for mass participation. 2.2 65 25 9
7. Memberships and other "fees" affordable for all are available in various golf clubs. 2.4 65 25 11
8. Golfing participants are diverse as general population. 2.4 59 26 16
 9. USA Golf demonstrates systematic/strategic management in developing golfers at every level. 2.6 48 28 24
10. USA Golf is effective in fostering both mass participation and high performance in golf. 2.8 34 43 22
11. Golfing is developed in integration with Olympic and Paralympic sports to achieve sustainable competitive excellence. 2.6 32 56 12
Across all items in element (N=102) 2.5 49 37 14