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Nationwide, August 2014 rounds played were down 2.5% and the days open were slightly down, 0.7%, from August 2013. A majority of the U.S. experienced a much-wetter August than usual. Due to this weather impact and carryover, YTD 2014 rounds played are down 1.2% and days open are down 2.8%. However, the average rounds per day open through August 2014 grew 1.6% over the same period in 2013.
A total of 15 states reported rounds played increases for the month of August. Six states had near flat or minimal decreases compared to August 2013. More than half of the states with less participation this August were impacted by above-average precipitation levels. Severe weather events occurred in Arizona (Phoenix), Hawaii and Michigan (Detroit).
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