Golf Items

The $50M-a-Year Masters Merch Shop Is Going Online, But Only for Ticket Holders
August 20, 2020 at 11:07 am

This year, the Masters looks a little different. Rather than the scheduled April tournament, the event will happen in November and with no fans present. So, with no one coming to Augusta to watch, what’s the plan for the merchandise store, which usually brings in around $50 million a year? Will it still be exclusive somehow even when it’s sold online?...

AHEAD Acquires Tournament Solutions
March 11, 2020 at 11:48 am

AHEAD, New Bedford, Mass., has announced the acquisition of Tournament Solutions Inc. Founded in 2002 by Pam Berube and John Lawrence, Tournament Solutions has become a major golf tournament and gifts awards purveyor in the U.S. The company is an industry leader in providing customized tournament gifting packages for member, charity and professional events, as…

alphabroder Launches Puma Sport and Puma Golf
August 19, 2019 at 9:52 am

alphabroder, Trevose, Pa., announced the addition of Puma Sport and Puma Golf to both its U.S. and Canadian lines beginning today. Puma Golf features products as seen on the PGA and LPGA tour. The line includes 23 styles for both men and women, and ranges from polos to quarter-zips, as well as hats and other…

Changing the Game: Promotional Golf Apparel Selling Tips From the Pros
May 1, 2019 at 12:07 pm

Mercifully, the polar vortices have receded, and for most of the country the weather is getting better by the day. Soon, if not already, everyone will want to hit the links. When that moment comes, golfers will be concerned not only with how well they’re driving and putting, but also with how stylish they look…

How to Stand Out in the Promotional Golf Product Game
April 15, 2019 at 1:36 pm

When we’re trying to impress someone in conversation, we often list “The Legend of Bagger Vance” as our favorite film of all time. But, candidly, we’d have to give that accolade to “Happy Gilmore.” The point is that either way, golf’s influence over our lives cannot be denied, and we can see why. It’s a…

PGA Show Proves Tech and Golf Are the Ultimate Combination
January 28, 2019 at 1:41 pm

Everything is a tech item these days, it seems. It's getting to a point where "technology" actually might not exist as a standalone category, as just about everything we use has some sort of tech integration. Golf is no different. No matter how much golf wants to pride itself on its dignified, simple design of…

$2 Million in Hat Sales? PGA Championship Branded Merchandise Expected to Sell Big
August 9, 2018 at 12:27 pm

The PGA Championship is marking two milestones today through Sunday as the tour takes to Missouri’s Bellerive Country Club. This edition will mark the last time the tournament will serve as the final major competition of the year, with the showdown set to move to May next season, making it the second big test for…

PGA Championship Hints at What's Coming In Golf Apparel
August 8, 2018 at 11:01 am

The PGA Championship is taking place Aug. 9-12 in Bellerive, so that means we only have one thing on our minds: golf apparel. The players have decided on their championship ensembles, so we can catch a preview of what trends are big on the green this year.