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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





Key Executives for Golfsmith International, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 49
Senior Managing Director of Omers Private Equity and Director
Age: 53
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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.

Golfsmith International, Inc. Opens New Store in Cerritos

Golfsmith International, Inc. has opened a new 25,000 sqft store in Cerritos, California.

Golfsmith International Announces Opening of Brand New Store in Cerritos

Golfsmith International announced the opening of a brand new store in Cerritos. Golfsmith now offers eight convenient LA-area locations to serve golfers of all skill levels. The 25,000 square foot interactive golfer's paradise allows golfers to try the latest clubs and gear right inside the store, using some of the store's high-tech, experiential and computerized options. All Golfsmith locations offer an unrivaled retail experience. Golfers can try out the latest equipment using four high-tech, computerized golf simulators and an expansive indoor putting green. The new location offers computerized custom fitting services and lessons for golfers of all abilities. Golfers can take an indoor, air-conditioned golf lesson using video and biometric feedback teaching aids. The new location features GolfTEC, an in-store lessons center, taught by PGA professionals and certified coaches to help golfers' performances.

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