Callaway benefited from a 21 percent increase in club sales, a 20 percent gain in golf ball purchases and a 72 percent rise in gear and accessories sales.
The proposed purpose of the group is to bring people from different facets of the golf industry together to form mutually beneficial relationships to help the individual members and golf business as a whole grow and reach more customers.
The agreement is significant because the Asian Tour had been largely shut out of the giant potential market since China joined forces with the rival OneAsia tour in 2009.
When Tony Robbins whacks golf balls into the Pacific off the porch of his Fiji home, he's not just living the peak luxury lifestyle, he's feeding some of the local fish.
It's a unique equation: 500 people + 100,000 nuts = 1 forest.
At least, that's the calculation Summit Metro Parks used this weekend when it sent out waves of volunteers to plant the former Valley View Golf Club with locally harvested oak and walnut seeds.
The Sand Barrens Golf Club in Swainton issued a Facebook post Oct. 15 thanking its many customers for 20 great years. The next day, the Union League of Philadelphia assumed ownership of the facility which will be turned into a private golf club for Union League members.
Newell of Mclean, Va., would replace Diana Murphy, who is completing her second and final one-year term.
Stock plummed 15 percent this week after the company reported a 5 percent decline in sales in Q3. Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank highlighted some success from endorsements with Jordan Spieth and Stephen Curry.
Heather Glen Golf Links in Little River will shut its doors within the next two months.
“We can’t afford to operate the golf course so we’re shutting it down,” said Glens Group managing partner and general manager George Gore. “We start losing money in December, January and February, and have for the last 15 years.”