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On the local economy's score card, golf's a winner

Mike Freeman, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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Spending on golf-related supplies and services from people living outside the region totaled $1.5 billion, the study said. By comparison, the annual Comic-Con convention is estimated by organizers to have an economic impact of $60 million.
“I hope what this study does is focus attention on the sheer size of this industry,” said W. Erik Bruvold, president of the institute and co-author of the study