FTC clears the way for Callaway Golf/Topgolf merger

Callaway Golf appears to be a step closer to closing on its agreement to acquire all of Topgolf. The FTC has granted antitrust clearance for Callaway Golf’s acquisition of the remaining part of Topgolf International that it doesn’t own. Callaway Golf and Topgolf this past October agreed to merge in an all-stock transaction worth approximately […]

Acushnet CEO Maher “comfortable” in company’s capacity to meet demand for Titleist, FootJoy products

Titleist parent Acushnet Company’s post-Covid golf ball production and club output “exceeded what we would typically see,’’ in the third quarter, according to company CEO David Maher. Acushnet’s Ball Plant III and Ball Plant IV, each near the company’s headquarters in Fairhaven, Mass., Maher said, are now operating 24/7. “The way we’re modeling the year […]

Callaway and Topgolf sign merger agreement

In one of the biggest acquisitions in golf industry history, Callaway and Topgolf Entertainment Group today entered into a definitive merger agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Callaway and Topgolf will combine in an all-stock transaction creating a global golf and entertainment company.The number of shares to be issued is based upon an implied […]

Golf Pride Expands Pro Only Putter Grip Family with Cord Series

  Golf Pride is expanding its popular “Pro Only’’ putter grip family with the “Cord’’ Series. The new “Pro Only Cord,’’ assortment, according to Golf Pride, delivers an enhanced tactile feel, providing more feedback in concert with the company’s high-performance rubber-compound material in three Tour-optimized shapes and sizes. The Pro Only Cord ($19.99 per grip) […]