In 2013, the size of Oregon’s direct golf economy was approximately $1.3 billion. This is comparable to revenues generated by other key industries in the state, such as paper manufacturing ($3.9), software publishing ($1.5 billion) and greenhouses/nurseries ($0.8 billion).
Golf brings visitors to the state, spurs new residential construction, generates retail sales and creates demand for a myriad of goods and services. In 2013, Oregon’s golf industry generated a total economic impact of $2.0 billion, supporting over 21,000 jobs with $576.4 million of wage income.
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