The number of golf courses in Brazil is rapidly increasing. Right now Brazil has about 100 golf courses. Compared with other countries this number is still small, but 10 years ago there have been less than the half. Some of them have a great international standard.
Well-known Golf Course architects
The most courses are built by well-known golf course architects such as Robert Trent Jones, Pete Dye, and Dave Thomas. But golf is still a very elitist sport in Brazil.
New golf clubs and courses are mostly built in private residences.
Golf Players in Brazil
The number of Golf Players in Brazil hovering around from 15,000 to about 30,000. Exact numbers do not exist, because many players are not registered with the association. Especially in the most of the golf clubs, they are not asking for a club card. “Who pays can play golf”.