Steps to Create a Profitable Business in the Golf Niche.

Last Update: May 30, 2019

NOTE: This is going to take a few minutes to read, but it is going to be WELL WORTH IT! It is going to lead you to the creation of your OWN successful business online.

You are on this page because you are likely interested in creating a golf business within the "golf" niche. I myself am an avid golfer (been a member of a Jack Nicklaus designed 36 hole track for the last 8 years) in Bear Mountain, Victoria Canada. I also have been running my own online businesses within various niches for the 17 years full time.

For the past 14 years I have been helping others do the same, and today I want to spend some time explaining this "internet thing" to you and showing you the true opportunity that can be revealed within any niche, golf or otherwise through affiliate marketing.

Now before I get into the technicalities of this, I want to make ONE thing very clear. You do not need to have any experience these days, or technical knowledge for that matter, to create and establish a very successful business online. Sometimes you are much further ahead having limited knowledge in fact as you haven't been exposed to the myriad of misinformation out there.

The Breakdown of the Golf Opportunity

Golf is a multi-billion dollar niche, not just within the offline world, but online as well. People are spending BILLIONS online within the golf space and this ranges from clubs, golf attire, coaching programs, swing doctors, buying golf vacations, and purchasing tee times online.

As an affiliate marketer, you can promote many of the most famous brands and companies you are familiar with, those being the likes of Taylor Made, TeeTime.com, Callaway.com, GolfBalls.com, basically if you can buy a product within the offline world, there is almost with 100% certainty that YOU will be able to promote that same product online and earn a percentage commission in the process.

Here are a couple key examples that I want you to appreciate, and it will exhibit exactly how I am going to be teaching you to create a successful and lucrative business online within the golf niche.

Step 1:
Johnny searches for "best golf balls for distance" in Google.

best golf balls for assistance

***You learn at Wealthy Affiliate how to find lucrative, low competition like this that you can rank for with relative ease in Google.

Step 2: Johnny visits an "affiliate" (YOU) website under this term, and learns about the "best golf balls for distance"


***You learn at Wealthy Affiliate how to build and rank a website under ANY search term. In this case, your website comes up under this term.

Step 3: Johnny clicks a link on the website and then goes on to buy 2 boxes of Titlest ProV1 balls costing approximately $100 through Amazon.

Titlest ProV1 Golf Balls

Step 4: The "affiliate" (YOU) gets paid a commission, ranging from 5%-75% depending on the product.

And that is how the process works. There are literally millions of products/services in the golf industry that you are going to be able to promote as an affiliate marketing, which in essence means you simply link people to products and when that person BUYS, you get a commission.

It is a beautiful business model. You don't need any inventory, you don't need to handle any transactions, shipping or support. You are simply LINKING people to something that they usually already want to buy.

The Different Directions You Could Head With You Golf Business

There are literally 100's of different ways you could create a business around the golf niche, but the process of deciding on YOUR direction might not seem so obvious. The "choosing your direction" aspect is something that you are going to be walked through in detail within Lesson 3 of the first training course, but I want to spend a few minutes here showing you potential ideas and aspects of the broader "golf" category, narrowing down your business.

Within the online world it is the specialists that earn all the money online, not the generalists. For that reason, you want to choose something more specific than "golf" if this is in fact the industry you want to build your business around.

  • Golf clubs
  • golf training
  • short game
  • putting
  • driving the ball
  • senior golfing
  • golfcourses / green fees (by jurisdiction)
  • golf coaching
  • caddying
  • golf tips and strategies
  • sand bunker play
  • drivers
  • sand wedges
  • gps tracking
  • golf accessories
  • men's golf attire
  • driving range simulators
  • etc.

This is just an example of some targeted niches that you could build a business around. There are currently 4 BILLION people online, actively searching for and buying things online. As an affiliate marketer you can get your "piece of the pie" of the trillions of dollars spent online every year.

Affiliate Programs / Revenue Opportunities

There are MILLIONS of products & services that you will be able to promote through various affiliate programs. Many of these you will be able to search for and find using the Affiliate Programs platform here at Wealthy Affiliate.

Here is a list I quickly created that you can leverage as an affiliate marketer and that you are able to join and promote.

Some of these programs will have 1,000's if not, 100,000's of products you can promote in the golf industry alone. In fact there are over 600,000 products in Amazon alone that you can promote and earn commissions with.

For example, with a company like TaylorMade you will be able to promote all their products and services, including hats, visors, golf balls, gloves, irons, putters, drivers, clothing, and golf bags. You will earn an 9% commission, and average order would quite easily be $500, with many being in the $1,000's. Your take as an affiliate on these would be $45 to potentially $100's in commissions from a single order.

Earning Potential Within the Golf Niche (as an affiliate marketer)

OK, so what does this amount to in terms of revenue potential. I want to give you a bit of perspective, and a breakdown as to what an affiliate marketing income can and WILL look like if work at it (and as we help you build out your business here at Wealthy Affiliate).

I personally like to break things down into a "daily" income. And since your Internet business will operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, your business will never sleep (it is going to be working for you 365 days of the year!).

I am going to base this on an average $30 commission, which is pretty typical in the golf niche. If you sell an order that costs $300 and commission is 10%, you earn $30. If you sell something that is $100 and pays 30% commission, you earn $30.

1 $30 commission per day = $10,950/year
2 $30 sales per day = $21,900/year
5 $30 sales per day = $54,750/year
10 $30 sales per day = $109,500/year
20 $30 sales per day = $219,000/year

And this is based on affiliate marketing alone, and based on $30 sales. There are many products/services in this niche that will pay several $100 per sale.

And that is just one of the ways you can monetize your website, there are many others that we will be walking you through as you move through the training here at Wealthy Affiliate.

How Wealthy Affiliate Can Help you Build a Golf Business.

Now, the exciting part. Here within Wealthy Affiliate you have EVERYTHING that you need to create and grow a business in the golf business. Whether you want to help people choose the best set of irons, or you are helping people find Tiger Woods golf attire, you can earn a significant piece of the BILLION DOLLAR online commerce in this industry.

To help you understand better how Wealthy Affiliate will be helping you with this, I am going to break down the various aspects that will directly help you with this.

1. Ground Breaking 2019/2020 Training

The key to building a successful business online is understanding the PROPER process. To build a consistent revenue and the process of generating revenue in the golf niche is not complicated, but you need to do it right.

Within Wealthy Affiliate you are going to have access to the widest array of training in the industry, 1,000's of resources, 1,000's of bleeding edge marketing strategies & techniques, and hours upon hours of live classes by industry experts within the Live Events platform.

You are going to be informed, and well-equipped to build a business in the golf niche (or any for that matter) within just the first 10 lessons of the training. A week from now you are going to be well on your way.

By Lesson 2: You are going to have your account set-up, have access to support, and fully comprehend the process of building a business online

2. Profit Ready Niche Websites (Hosting Included)

All successful businesses start off with a website, and the appropriate technology to run that website. You website is equivalent to your store front in the offline world, without it you have no way to attract or communicate with potential customers.

At Wealthy Affiliate as a Starter member you are going to get to fully functional Wordpress based websites (the leading website technology), that can be built in less than 30 seconds. Within Premium, you will get the industries most advanced subset of tools to manage a million dollar websites online...and the ability to build and manage up to 50 websites. This is all on our state of the art, "cloud based" hosting platform.

By Lesson 4: you are going to have you are going to have your very own niche website up and running.

3. World Class Research & Analysis Tools

There are millions of keywords and opportunities out there that have next to no competition. The keyword, website and niche research platforms within WA are going to allow you to get ranked in search engines (like Google/Bing/Yahoo) and do so with efficiency. These tools will give you at the "competitive edge" over the rest of the industry.

By Lesson 8: you are going to understand the process of researching and getting rankings (like shown above) in Google under keywords of your choice.

4. Uncover Lucrative Affiliate Marketing Opportunities

I mentioned some top affiliate programs above, but as you move through the training at Wealthy Affiliate we are going to get you working with our exclusive and proprietary Affiliate Programs technology here that will allow you to filter and find some most lucrative affiliate marketing opportunities online.

As an affiliate marketer, you can promote and earn revenue from over 550,000,000 products/services. This grows by 1,000's of products daily, it is mind boggling. I personally have earning affiliate commissions across 15 different industries, but there are millions such opportunities. You are going to be in a position where you "know of" too many opportunities, but simply don't have enough time to take them all on. A great position to be in!

Rubbing Shoulders With the Elite Marketers

Every minute, of every day you will be rubbing shoulders with 6-7 figure affiliate marketers and online business owners inside the community here at Wealthy Affiliate. Success is happening here, and it happens frequently. There is a reason this is the most trusted and respected platform and has been for the last 14 years.

On top of this, you have access to both Carson and myself, the co-founders of Wealthy Affiliate (directly, and personally). You can contact me personally if you ever need help with your business, or even just stop by to say hi. We are unique here in that we actually care and work directly with people, we don't hide behind the walls of some pretentious board room.

You can contact me (Kyle) personally via my profile here.

You can contact Carson personally via his profile here.

We get back to every single person, so you can expect a response if you reach out you can expect a response in hours, sometimes minutes. :)


And I wanted to mention that this process is just not exclusive to golf. You could build a business within ANY niche. If you are interested in dogs, or building houses, or music, or sports, or business, or WHATEVER, there is a vast opportunity within the online world.

That is what we teach, and what we will be helping you with.

So What is You Next Step?

The next thing you want to do is jump into the step-by-step training here at Wealthy Affiliate. You will find this within the "Training" tab within the side menu. This will open a sub menu, and then within there you will go through the Online Entrepreneur Certification course, and start out on the Getting Started course (as show below)

Access the Training

By clicking the green "Continue Here" button (it may say something different depending on your progress), and then you will be taken directly into the training.

The training is task based, meaning at the end of each lesson there will be new tasks to complete. These tasks are going to lead to you creating your business. As you check them off, your training progress bar will automatically update as well.

It is a true earn-while-you-learn experience.

Now it's YOUR turn. I want you to take a second now and head into the training and at least acquaint yourself with where to find it. I also want you to leave ANY questions/comments that you potentially have below and I will be more than happy to help you out.

Here's to YOUR success and the creation of your successful online business!

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NnurseBecca Premium
Dear Kyle,
You are speaking my language. I turned the back pasture into a driving range. In college, I took golf for PE thinking it was not an athletic sport. I did not want to join something to make me run but I also did not know I would enjoy it so much. Golf at North Idaho College was a class you can take repeatedly for credit.
I liked it so much I took every term with an instructor who is married to an elite golf course architect. I'll never forget what she said she just had to keep giving me As, as although I have the poorest form, I made the best shots.
I worked toward my home on the Hayden Lake Golf course, and reminisced on time we spent at the Coeur d' Alene Resort. We had a service to comb the beaches and return golf balls way back in the day. We dove and wrastled up as many as we could find, just fun loving kids. So the pros would humor us and give us donations to fetch the balls like little pups.
I finally got set up, game room in the basement PAR 4
When I left the Hayden lake course, it was difficult. You don't know how long I had worked and longed for bathrooms with showers you could play put-put or full swing in without hitting a single wall.
Then grandma fell and broke her knee implant. They were going to sell her property and put her in a nursing home against her will. Well grandpa was an old school entrepreneur who curated this land and put in place provisions so she would be able to stay. Then he died abruptly of Pancreatic cancer.
What grandma needed was a nurse next door.
I abruptly packed up 7 kids 3 weeks postpartum and moved from the golf course on Hayden lake toward an old farm in the armpits of Idaho. I rented a cute house on Red Bud street, while gutting the old farm house like a fish.
With a LOT of work, grandma was able to stay and I made my own not too shabby golf course. With back off my gma on the brain.
I wonder if there is such a thing as a golf nurse that sits in the shadows just ready with a stethoscope for avid golfers who need expert monitoring?. Just kidding!
But anyway, I love this blog and remember your scaling it one awhile back. This touches my heart. Not like, oooooh money money money but here birdie birdie hole in one, that's about par for the course of my story. Hooray fearless leader, golf clap.
I want to give you a tiny constructive feedback. You will want to change you to your on H1 headings as applicable. Maybe it wouldn't matter your form because you make the shots, fearless leader.
I hope you enjoyed reading this. Lol!
Thank you & kind regards,
Nurse Becca
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MonyasPlace Premium
.7 children....You never cease to amaze me...Gutting a farm house and rebuilding it, building a golf course on the property....wow. Now you are building a business online. You will succeed,I know it.
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NnurseBecca Premium
Thank you so much:) still working on this continously. Yep 7 natural births but 3 more adopted. It is a bunch of good kids. Most of them are grown, like a sport team haha! Or small army☺ It has been hard missing them On the road a lot for work recently every week.
You are focused and positive and I know you will be success too... thank you for encouraging me!
I hope you have a great night
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Golf is my love but money is what makes that happen, would this be a good venture to help with that?
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Dale123 Premium
It sure would! :)
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I am looking to build a golf business online, thanks for inviting me Kyle.

I have been an avid golfer for the past 15 years and although I am not scratch yet, I hope to be one day soon haha!

What would you suggest for me as the best direction here at WA, I really like the short game aspect and it is where I have noticed my biggest improvements. Would that be a direction I could head? What sort of products could I promote?
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Dale123 Premium
Sounds like a great direction! And the best way to find out what products to promote is to think of products you've purchased personally. When you're ready to get started be sure to follow the training here:
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Kyle Premium
I too wish I could be scratch, usually keep to the low 80's unless I totally have a blow up round.

I know that you are going to be able to take your avid interest in golf and turn it into a business and the "short game" aspect sounds like a natural direction for you Jamie.

There will be lots of products and services that you could promote and earn within that category alone, a few off the top of my head would be:

-wedges
-putters
-practice mats
-putting mats
-short game courses/memberships (usually recurring revenue)
-short game practice tools
-golf balls
-whiffle balls
-etc

There are likely going to be 1,000's of things you could discuss and 1,000's of things that you could promote in this space, and through time as you establish yourself as an authority, you can move towards the creation of your own products, whether digital memberships, courses, or otherwise.

Lots of opportunity there and let me know if you have any further questions. ;)
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Yeah, and there surely are enough of those that I have purchased over the years. It is amazing to think that I can make money selling products that are on other sites. Really cool!
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Awesome, thanks for the info Kyle!
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Debs66 Premium
Hi, Kyle,

I am not into Golf at all but from your post I could get into it for sure.

This is one fabulous post alone and is just one tiny part of what W.A. is about.

I know you have written many here. You have done all the training too but this post is your newest. Carson and Yourself are so brilliant.

I want to add this into my welcome Messages here at W.A.

Could I and should I, as this post is just so awesome.

From what you have written here I can write about anything even if it's not about Golf.

To be honest I could even become an expert at Golf just by this post alone and all the guidance you have given is nothing short of brilliant..

This post is awesome and thank you Kyle and Carson.. I earn while I earn and I love it... Thank you..

Debs 🙌😊
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Kyle Premium
Sure, you can definitely add this in any way that you like.

And you are exactly right. To be a successful affiliate marketer, you need to be good at helping people.

Nobody starts off as an expert in any niche, and you certainly don't need to be an expert to become VERY knowledgeable in a subject and to provide really comprehensive insight into a particular topic.

The golf industry, like most others are rife with opportunity online and working with many in this space over the years, I know just how many facets within it that one can be lucrative with it.
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Debs66 Premium
Thank you so much :))
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Kyle Premium
Any time!
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joyjoi Premium
Kyle,
It's great to know that I don't have to be an overnight expert! Thanks for sharing!
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Kyle Premium
If you have any questions, feel free to ask. I will be more than happy to help you out!
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