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September 01, 2015 6:50 AM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of Golfsmith International, Inc.

Company Overview

Golfsmith International, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets golf clubs, golf club components, club assembly tools, and golf accessories for consumers and clubmakers. It offers golf equipment, merchandise, and training curriculum for consumers and golf clubmaking businesses through its retail super stores, as well as through an online store. The company provides various golf products, including accessories, apparel, balls, carts, club fittings, gifts and games, gift cards, gloves, club grips, bags and travel, home and office, gears, shoes, sunglasses, and videos and books. Golfsmith International, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is based in Austin, Texas. It has stores in Alabama, Arizona, ...

11000 North IH-35

Austin, TX 78753-3195

United States

Founded in 1967

Phone:

512-837-8810

Fax:

512-837-1245

Key Executives for Golfsmith International, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 57
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 50
Senior Managing Director of Omers Private Equity and Director
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Golfsmith International, Inc. Key Developments

Golfsmith Expands Ohio Presence with New Akron Superstore

Life in Akron is getting a whole lot better for local golfers with the opening of a 21,000 square-feet Golfsmith store, providing an unrivaled retail experience in the city's large golf specialty store. Offering an interactive, try-before-you-buy environment, Golfsmith's newest Ohio location enables golfers of all skills levels to work with Golfsmith's experts to test and select the ideal gear for their game. Golfsmith's Akron location, located on Route 18 in the Akron suburb of Fairlawn, brings the company's Ohio footprint to five stores. It includes four custom fitting studios, an expansive putting green and massive product selection of the best brands in golf, as well as GolfTEC training studios with PGA teaching professionals and Certified Master Club Fitters. Golfsmith stores provide a relaxing space for golfers who simply want to stop by and talk with like-minded golf nuts, hit some putts or swing the latest gear in a simulator.

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