Golfers love reading about the best golf, how to save money on golf, and closed-for-good golf.
That's our takeaway based on traffic and engagement with our articles posted in 2017.
In case you missed any of our most popular articles of the year, we've included the 10 most-read below, as well as our most engaged-with social posts, video and top reviewers.
Top 10 most-read articles in 2017
The top-rated courses of the year, all based on your review data.
Everyone wants to get on a Trackman, but few of us can afford one or schlep it around with us on the road. So portable launch monitors are becoming very popular. Mike Bailey checked out five of the best.
New and revitalized golf courses and resorts could be found all over the world in 2017.
By now you are probably familiar with our user-sourced, yearly best-of lists. In 2017, we celebrated five years of reviews by posting our all-time Top 100 to date.
Sometimes we could all use a refresher of the rules. When the President of the U.S. was spotted driving his golf cart on the green, Mike Bailey took the opportunity to compile the biggest etiquette no-nos in the game.
Golf courses continue to close for redevelopment all over the country. These 12 were the most notable to shutter in 2017.
We laid out 10 (actually, 20) great golf trips you can take on a budget in North America.
Omni's abrupt closure of the Ocean Links course this fall had a lot of golfers scratching their heads.
To many golfers, the Genius Ball sounded a too good (and too expensive) to be true.
...Are these ten things that could happen at the course.
Top reviewers of the year
Most reviews goes to our Local Golf Advisor in Alabama, BrandonWebb, who submitted 114 reviews this year! Brandon also submitted the most images within his revies with an even 400. Nice shooting! You can follow Brandon on Instagram at 'BrandonWebb1127'.
Most helpful reviewer goes to our Alberta Local Golf Advisor 'David1684852' received the most helpful votes with 167 upvotes. Well done, David!
Top destination video of the year: Golf on Cape Breton Island
Most-reviewed course of the year
The South Course at Indian Canyons received a whopping 273 reviews, while the North Course at Indian Canyons wasn't far behind at 213. 17 courses received more than 200 reviews over the course of 2017.
Most-liked Instagram post: Old Head Golf Links
Top tweet: Tiger unveils new Big Cedar project
— Golf Advisor (@GolfAdvisor) April 19, 2017