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Distribution
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About Golf Digest

Golf Digest is the world’s #1 most widely read golf publication and the authority on how to play, what to play, and where to play. The magazine’s aim is to enhance the enjoyment of all facets of the game – making its readers better players, smarter consumers and more discerning travelers, while also offering the kind of informative and provocative stories that fuel the unending conversation that is golf.

Readership

  • Age 51.6
  • Female 27%
  • Male 73%
  • Med. Household income $91,052

Editorial Calendar

  • February 2021

    The Winter Prep + Colin Morikawa Cover
    On Sale Date: 1/19/2021
  • March 2021

    The Hot List + Players Championship / PGA Tour Season Preview
    On Sale Date: 2/23/2021
  • April 2021

    Masters Preview
    On Sale Date: 3/30/2021
  • May / June 2021

    PGA Championship Preview + 100 Great Courses
    On Sale Date: 5/11/2021
  • July 2021

    US Open + British Open Preview
    On Sale Date: 6/15/2021
  • August 2021

    Best of Instruction
    On Sale Date: 7/27/2021
  • September / October 2021

    Fedex Cup + Ryder Cup Preview + Gamechangers
    On Sale Date: 9/21/2021
  • December 2021

    Golfers Who Give Back
    On Sale Date: 11/30/2021

Ad Placement

Where this publisher positions local ads fluctuates from month to month. This represents the average placement over the past 12 months.

mag position
83%
front cover
Average ad position
83%
back cover

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Ad Specs

  • Bleed 9.5" x 11.25"
  • Live Area 6.875" x 9.875"
  • Resolution 300dpi

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