Industry Leader Continues Robust Growth Across the Country
(TORONTO) – Golf Town – Canada’s largest golf retailer with unequaled selection and competitive prices – announces the grand opening of its first superstore in Red Deer, 5111 22nd Street, Unit 6, on Thursday, December 11 at 8:00am.
To celebrate the new 14,500 square foot store, Golf Town will offer special savings of up to 50 percent on a variety of merchandise, including Nike Golf Sumo 5900 Drivers, TaylorMade Monaco GT Stand Bags, Dunlop Marco Golf Shoes and Nike Golf ONE golf ball 12-Packs.
“Golf Town continues to increase its presence in Alberta as we move into Red Deer and accentuate our position as the center of the Canadian golf community,” says Stephen Bebis, President and CEO. “We’re excited to provide even more locations for players of all ages and abilities to experience Golf Town’s unmatched service, selection and prices.”
Like every Golf Town, the new store will feature products from all the major brands, virtual golf simulators and an in-store putting green, as well as club fitting and lessons from a certified CPGA Professional.
Golf Town offers an unbeatable selection of clubs, bags, balls, apparel, footwear, accessories, gifts, logo merchandise, promotional services and more. This includes the world’s leading golf brands, such as Adams, Bridgestone, Callaway Golf, Cleveland, Cobra, Dunning, ECCO, FootJoy, Founders Club, Gordon Cooper, Greg Norman, Honma, Hugo Boss, LaCoste, Liz Claiborne, LIJA, Mizuno, Nike Golf, Odyssey, Ogio, Paradise, Ping, Sun Mountain, TaylorMade adidas Golf, Titleist and Wilson.
For more information, please visit www.golftown.com or call 905.479.0343.
About Golf Town
Canada’s largest golf retailer, Golf Town was founded in 1999 and has grown from one location in Scarborough, ON, to 39 superstores coast to coast. At an average size of nearly 18,000 square feet, these retail centres feature all the major name-brand products at the best price, ensuring customers find what they want, when they want it.
A centre of the Canadian golf community for individuals and organizations, Golf Town locations serve as sanctuaries where players of all ages and abilities try, buy, learn about and improve their games. The largest employer of CPGA professionals, Golf Town offers on-site lessons tailored to an individual’s needs through its In-Store Academy.
The retailer has also established Canada’s leading customer advantage initiative via its Leaderboard Membership Privileges Program. Benefits of this free membership include the chance to win a $500 gift card in a national monthly drawing; timely e-newsletters; members-only special offers on equipment, accessories, golf lessons, in-store events; and more.
Golf Town was acquired by OMERS Capital Partners, the entity responsible for private equity investments of the OMERS pension fund, in September 2007. For more information: www.omerscapital.com.
Already a leader in logo products for golf events and other programs, Golf Town purchased Accolade Reaction Promotion Group, Inc., in May and has created a one-stop-shop for the promotional needs of businesses, meeting planners, sales and marketing executives, and human resource professionals. Named a 2008 Top 40 Distributor by the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI), ARPG is the first Canadian corporate merchandise services firm to achieve ASI Top 40 Status. For more information: www.arpg.ca.