TaylorMade-adidas Golf sells its Maxfli and related trademarks to Dick’s Sporting Goods. The Noodle trademark and all golf ball patents will remain with TaylorMade-adidas Golf.
Boccieri Golf, original equipment manufacturer of the Heavy Putter, and Solus Golf announce a strategic alliance whereby Boccieri Golf will exclusively manage the global sales and distribution of Solus wedges.
VCT Corp. is selected by Golf Inc. magazine as partner to enhance its online communication.
United Sports Technologies announces the sale of its high-end Accra shaft brand to Canadian-based Premium Golf Management Co. Per the terms of the sale, PGMC acquires all inventory, trademarks and distribution rights for Accra and assumes responsibility for both tour support and OEM sales. UST will continue to design, manufacture and ship graphite shafts for the Accra brand.
Club Car extends a multi-year agreement with the National Golf Course Owners Association Canada. Under terms of the agreement, Club Car is granted category and product exclusivity to include sponsorship opportunities, fleet golf cars, turf utility, transportation and food-and-beverage vehicles. Club Car also continues as a presenting sponsor of the Golf Business Canada Conference and Trade Show.
GolfSwitch Inc. will assume the role of online tee time provider for 90 golf courses operated by Evergreen Alliance Golf Limited LP. Evergreen, which does business as Eagle Golf Management, is a Dallas-based golf management company.
The Executive Women’s Golf Association reports that results of a 2007 PGA of America golf participation survey show that an EWGA chapter generates more than $698,800 in annual golf-related spending. With 123 EWGA chapters, the organization represents more than $85 million to the golf industry.
Cleveland Golf announces that Fidra, the golf apparel company formerly owned by Quiksilver Inc., has been purchased by Goodtimes International Co. Ltd., which has since changed names to Fidra Co., Ltd.
Cleveland Golf, in an effort to combat the ever-increasing problems associated with counterfeit golf equipment, introduces its “Authenticity Cleveland Golf Product” label, which will be included on many of Cleveland Golf’s new products introduced to market.
SmartWool launches its new state-of-the-art business-to-business system in partnership with CenterStone Technologies Inc.. The new B2B system, iVendix, will provide SmartWool an easy-to-use online ordering system for more than 4,000 retail dealers and sales reps throughout North America.
Clubmaxx Golf Bags reaches and extends pricing agreements to all Golf USA franchise holders.
The Golf Course Builders Association of America elects six new directors to its board and reelected five others. All will begin serving two-year terms at the organization’s board meeting in Orlando, Fla., on Jan. 30.
Summit Golf Brands acquires Zero Restriction Outerwear. Specific terms of the deal were not announced.
PG Professional Golf signs The Farm Golf Club, located in Rocky Face, Ga., as its newest ball retrieval client.
FlightScope expands its presence in the North American market with the addition of sales representatives.
Quiksilver Inc. reaches an agreement to sell 100 percent of the stock of its Cleveland Golf Co. Inc. subsidiary to Japan-based SRI Sports Limited.
PG Professional Golf announces the signing of Elk River Club in North Carolina and Long Cove Club in South Carolina as golf ball retrieval clients.
PG Professional Golf adds Shoal Creek Golf Club in Birmingham, Ala., to its list of golf ball retrieval accounts.
AboutGolf reports that it was the highest-ranked golf company on the 2007 Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. The list is featured in Inc. Magazine‘s September issue, and AboutGolf is ranked 252nd overall.
Aspire Golf Consulting has been launched by Tim Moraghan, former director of championships agronomy for the U.S. Golf Association. The new company will provide a wide range of services covering all facets of the golf industry, including public, private and resort golf courses, developers, course architects, club management and course superintendents.
ForeFront Holdings Inc. realigns its sales team, which supports the Burton, Datrek and Miller Golf brands.