A few golf courses have changed hands this year, notably Apollo Global Management’s $1.1-billion acquisition of ClubCorp in July. The most recent data (2016) pegs ClubCorp as the second-largest management company in the world behind Troon. Here are the top 25 golf management companies.

  1. Troon Golf 268
  2. ClubCorp 198
  3. Pacific Golf Management 164
  4. Billy Casper Golf 158
  5. Accordia Golf Co. 157
  6. KemperSports 131
  7. American Golf Corp. 86
  8. Blue Green Groupe Saur 86
  9. Century Golf Partners/Arnold Palmer Golf Management 71
  10. Arcis 66
  11. OB Sports 62
  12. ClubLink Corporation (Canada) 60
  13. NGF Golf 52
  14. Marriott Golf 50
  15. Landscapes Management Co. 44
  16. Integrity Golf Co 44
  17. Touchstone Golf 38
  18. IMG Golf Course Services 36
  19. GreatLife Golf & Fitness 34
  20. Crown Golf 32
  21. Linsey Management Co. 30
  22. CourseCo 29
  23. Brown Golf Management 27
  24. Sunbelt Golf Corp. 26
  25. Trump Golf 24

SOURCE: STATISTA