Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Bloomberg Customers

The Real Economic Impact of Golf

By Nikhil Hutheesing - 2013-07-26T21:13:08Z

Photograph by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Company Symbol % Change
11 of 14

Golfing for a Cause

Tiger Woods’s World Challenge golf tournament, to be held in December at the Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California, has not yet announced a 2013 sponsor. In the past, when companies such as Chevron sponsored the tournament, the proceeds were used for education and college scholarships. In many tournaments around the country, golfers pay fees to play in fundraising tournaments, and the net proceeds are passed on to the charity. In 2011, about 143,000 events were attended by 12 million people and generated $3.9 billion, according to the National Golf Foundation.

Money Raised for Charity: $3.9 billion