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SBD Global/June 7, 2013/Finance
Golf A Billion Dollar Business For Scotland, Employs More Than 20,000 People
Published June 7, 2013
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DRIVING FORCE: In Glasgow, David Ross reported the research concludes that "once costs are taken into account, golf directly contributes" £496M ($773M) to Scotland's gross domestic product (GDP) annually, "equivalent to 0.4% of the country's total economic output." Scottish Golf Union CEO Hamish Grey said, "This report clearly demonstrates the significant value of golf to Scotland's economy. Comparing it to other industries, we can now see for the first time that, for example, golf's direct contribution to GDP is 89% that of fishing and fish farming, and 83% of air transport" (HERALD SCOTLAND, 6/5).