Club Champion opens in three new markets

  Custom club fitter Club Champion has opened three new fitting studios – in Memphis, TN; Jupiter, Fl; and Bradenton, Fl. Each of the stores are open and accepting fitting appointments. Club Champion fits, sells and builds custom golf clubs using brands that include Callaway, TaylorMade, Titleist, Cobra, Fujikura and Golf Pride. The new studios […]

Bridgestone Golf’s latest e6 ball available in February

Bridgestone Golf’s latest version of its e6 ball line will feature what the company says is a with larger, softer core, offering moderate swing speed players more distance with improved feel and overall performance. The two-piece ball will be available beginning Feb. 26 at a retail price of $21.99 per dozen. The new design, according to […]

Wall Street’s late-year Bull Run on golf stocks

Golf industry stocks continue to receive late-year interest on Wall Street. Titleist/FootJoy parent Acushnet Company and Callaway Golf today each hit 52-week highs. The Acushnet Company traded as high as $41.17 before closing at $41.04; Callaway reached a high of $24.49 before it closed at $24.24. The high-water marks could reflect a strong overall market, […]

Golf Pride introduces Concept Helix grip system

Golf Pride is helping golfers easily replace their grips with the introduction of its new Concept Helix grip installation system, which the company says provides a hassle-free way to install new grips on clubs. Golf Pride says the Concept Helix grip system features a proprietary formula grip with a unique texture pattern and comfortable feel, […]

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 […]