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Golfing is not just one of Australia’s many favourite pastimes, but it also has a strong following in a professional sense. The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Tour of Australasia is the main competition in Australia for men. The PGA tour is one of the five licensed members of the International Federation of PGA Tours, which makes it a top tier tour. The prize money in 2013 won by contestants, ranged from A$484 to A$538,630 with 168 participating. In February 2014, Golf Digest ranked 3 Australian courses in the Top 20 in the world, thus signifying that Australia can easily accommodate any golf lover.
This FACT indicates the number of Australian golfers in the 2013 PGA tour of Australasia by state, per 100,000 persons. The data was taken from the PGA of Australia’s order of merit, located on the official website. Tasmania is recognized as having the highest number of golfers competing in the PGA tour of Australasia, at 2.36. The Northern Territory has the lowest number, at 0.