AHEAD: Apparel brand announces plans for an expanded presence at the PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 28-30 in Orlando, FL.
Golf Town: Canadian golf retailer launches online gift guide in time for holiday shopping season.
Company employees Lindsay Knowlton and Josh Sullivan begin their Wear in the World journey to promote the brand’s apparel and footwear in the most extreme conditions. The first stage was in Death Valley, CA, and then it was off to Bolivia.
Apparel company adds a new range of lightweight wind garments to its 2010 spring collection. Branded as Div-Quip, the new line includes the Zephyr, a full-zip microfiber jacket, and the Breeze, a half-sleeve pullover wind shield.
Company introduces Dawgs Golf, non-slip rubber and casual footwear line.
Accessory maker offers its Silver Golf Ball & Tee Bangle Bracelet-and-Ring Set for a special price through Dec. 31.
Lija: The Sun Also Rises collection is now available at country clubs, resorts and golf-specialty retailers throughout North America.
Ecco: Danish shoemaker pledges support of the PGA of America Golf Retirement Plus program. The announcement is the latest in a series of retailer support initiatives by Ecco.
Pukka Headwear: Announces an agreement with Golf Performance Institute of America to launch the 2010 Pukka Junior Tour. The tour, for junior players ages 7-19, will kick off with the first of 24 events on Jan. 9-10.
Lija: Founder Linda Hipp listed in PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success magazine’s PROFIT W100 ranking of Canada’s top women entrepreneurs.
LoudMouth Golf: Jeff Warden, wearing LoudMouth’s Shagadelic black pants and green golf shirt, made a hole-in-one on par-4 in Tahlequah, OK.
Just Fore You: The maker of golf-inspired jewelry will be featured as the Product of the Month throughout November on the “GolfTalk Live” radio show based out of Philadelphia, PA.
Quagmire: Record sales of its spring 2010 men’s and women’s collections during the last month are announced while the company celebrates its five-year anniversary at buying shows in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada. “We created Quagmire for guys and girls like us,” said Geoff Tait, Quagmire co-founder. “The goal was to offer pieces that could be worn to either the bar on Friday night or the course on Saturday, and be appropriate in both settings. It’s about being relaxed wherever you are, and the response to the new Spring 2010 collections has been incredible.”
AHEAD: Adds new outerwear pieces in its men’s Authentics and Kate Lord lines.
Pukka Headwear: Signs a three-year agreement to exhibit at both the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, FL, and the PGA Fall Expo in Las Vegas, NV. The agreement begins with the 2010 season.
Ecco: Golf Street Premier hits the streets as a hybrid shoe for on and off the course. Golf Street Premier includes eccentric color pops of cactus green, fanta orange and chili red, along with metal-rivet accents. Ecco’s newest offering retails for $140.
PrideSports: Company’s proprietary Performance Insert System will serve as original equipment for Adidas’ Tour360 4.0 shoe.
Sunice: Outerwear brand hires 27 golf sales representatives. The team will help sell the 2010 Sunice outerwear collection, which includes the new Ultimate Jacket V2.
Page & Tuttle introduces its Free Swing inverse technology windshirt. The inverse construction promotes a full, unencumbered swing with no pulling under the arms, no bunching at the shoulders and it eliminates both waistband ride-up and pulling at the cuffs. The windshirt will not reach market until January.
Sun Mountain reports that its RainFlex long-sleeve pullover and pants were worn by the United States team during the Presidents Cup. Sun Mountain was the official outerwear provider for the victorious American squad.
AHEAD’s spring 2010 men’s Authentics apparel line offers new additions in the Eco-Friendly, Quick Dry Performance and Dri-Balance collections.