Linking golf’s industry leaders.

Founded in 1927 by World Golf Hall of Famer Herb Graffis, Golfdom strives to educate, enlighten and entertain our readers — the men and women across the country who work hard keeping America’s golf courses pristine. Golf course superintendents are often the unsung heroes at the golf course, but at Golfdom, they’re the stars.

Fast Facts

  • Golfdom magazine is No. 1 in total reach, with the largest audited unduplicated audience of 30,344.
  • Readers consistently vote Golfdom as the “coolest or most fun to read” magazine in the industry.
  • Columnists — including Mark Woodward; Karl Danneberger, Ph.D.; Seth Jones; Clark Throssell, Ph.D.; Joel Jackson; and Matt Neff — were voted best in the industry and are some of the most respected voices in the business.


Get to know Golfdom

Golfdom Summit

golfdom_summit_feature. Photo: Golfdom staffFor the past four years Golfdom has hosted the Golfdom Summit, an invitation-only event that brings together qualified superintendents with suppliers and dealers of products used for the maintenance of golf courses.

Since 1999 Golfdom has won more Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) awards for design, editorial and digital excellence than any of its rivals.
First Place, General feature article (2017)
First Place, Cover page design (2017)
First Place, Best single photo created by TOCA member (2017)
First Place, Best print magazine cover (2017)
First Place, Column (2015, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002)
First Place, Feature Article (2015, 2011, 2005, 2004, 2003)
First Place, Series (2015, 2011)
First Place, Blog (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012)
First Place, Magazine Cover (2015)
First Place, Portrait (2015)
First Place, Photography (2011, 2006)
First Place, Special Projects (2009)
First Place, Website (2004)

Merit Award, Single page design, editorial (2017)
Merit Award, Miscellaneous special publishing project (2017)
Merit Award, Writing for enewsletter (original content) (2017)
Merit Award, Business management (2017)
Merit Award, Best single photo created by TOCA member (2017)
Merit Award, Best print magazine cover (2017)

Heartland Region, Gold Medalist, Opening Page Spread/Photo (2015)
Heartland Region, Bronze Medalist, Front Cover – Illustration (2015)

Gardner Award for New Media (2015, 2012)
Gardner Award for Best Magazine Cover (2014)
Gardner Award for Writing (2006, 2002)

Press Club of Cleveland
Best Trade Publication in Ohio (2010)
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