|74th Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid
The 2013 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid will be contested next week (May 21-26) at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis. Defending champion Roger Chapman is among the 156-player field, that includes 38 PGA Club Professionals, who will tee off Thursday (May 23) in the most historic and prestigious event in senior golf. | Field (as of May 17)
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March 2013 rounds were down 23.5% and days open were down 27.2% compared to March 2012, based on paired data. For each reporting group - Private, Daily Fee/Semi-Private, Municipal and Resort facilities - there were decreases in rounds played. To keep things in perspective, the YTD 2013 rounds played are higher than YTD 2010 and YTD 2011 average rounds played. Given the exceptionally good weather last year, it is clear weather was a key driver in 2012. In 2013, weather is a key contributor to a slow start for this year.
Nine states had increases in rounds played. Hawaii and Idaho had increases in rounds played with decreases in days open. Four states reported zero rounds played this March on average. Nationally, there were more than 340 facilities that were closed this March which were open in March 2012.
Click here to access PerformanceTrak News which provides March 2013 statistics.