Golf World and the Association of Golf Merchandisers partner to streamline the entry process for their two industry award programs – Golf World’s 100 Best Golf Shops and the AGM’s Front Nine Awards. Although both awards will share a common entry form, each program will continue to have its own set of judging criteria.
Imperial Headwear announces the hiring of Fran Boone as a golf sales representative for the territories of Kentucky and Tennessee.
Sligo Wear, maker of fashion-forward performance golf apparel, announces that its collection of apparel and accessories is now available at Golf Galaxy locations in the United States.
Canadian-based Sundog donates its Hunter Mahan H Drive Old Glory sunglasses to the seven-member U.S. World Golfers Championship team.
AHEAD reports that bookings for 2010 are up versus last year in both headwear and apparel. Booking is up versus previous year with the new performance polos and outerwear leading the way in apparel. AHEAD added apparel to its product line in 2004.
Just Fore You, maker of golf-inspired jewelry, will donate 10 percent of sales of all pink-opal Tee & Ball Bangle bracelets and rings to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Callaway Golf announces plans to exhibit at the 2010 PGA Merchandise Show for the 27th consecutive year. Callaway, a PGA of America Platinum Partner, will showcase its newest equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories.
Lija debuts four golf and sportswear collections for spring 2010 that is inspired by jubilation. The quartet features bold hues and prints, along with unique design details.
FootJoy launches its third completely new performance golf shoe model in 2009 – FJ Sport. The shoe completes the company’s spring 2010 line-up and follows its design and development philosophy.
Sun Mountain will outfit the this week’s American Presidents Cup team with its RainFlex line of outerwear.
Pukka Headwear has unveiled its latest headwear collections, which include the Argyle Collection and fresh take on its Remix Collection. Also, Pukka has introduced its new Ladies and Stretch-Fit collections.
Ecco confirms that the Turning Stone Resort Championship winner wore its leather-soled, World Class GTX golf shoe.
Nike Golf introduces its new Nike Tour Premium footwear that blends premium performance with a high-end look and feel. Nike Golf staffer Stewart Cink will wear the shoes at this week’s Tour Championship, and the shoes will be available at retail on Oct. 1.
Quagmire announces the premier of its 2010 men’s collection. Quagmire’s latest looks feature an array of bright and pastel hues, cut-and-sew detailing and unique logo and pocket placement.
Sophie Gustafson won the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge wearing the latest in performance apparel from Cutter & Buck.
Antigua’s 2010 Women’s Performance collection takes a new direction with three innovative and opulent product groups entitled: Chic, Elegance and Luxe.
Lija announces the debut of its active and tennis collection for spring 2010. The collection features an array of versatile pieces showcasing premium fabrics, dynamic styling and a unique color palette.
The Gary Player Collection introduces African-inspired silk-woven ties and scarfs to its apparel line.
LoudMouth Golf partners with UPP Entertainment Marketing to promote the apparel brand through product placement and celebrity endorsement.
Abacus, the official apparel provider for the European Solheim Cup Team, signs with Caulfeild Apparel to distribute Abacus sportswear in Canada and the United States.
Just Fore You announces plans to hire sales representatives in conjunction with its expansion across the U.S. The company made its official début at the PGA Fall Expo in Las Vegas, Sept. 1-2.