Carlsbad, California

Carlsbad, California-based Callaway Golf Company today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2010.

Net sales of $303 million, an increase of 11percent as compared to net sales of $272 million for the first quarter of 2009. Changes in foreign currency exchange rates favorably affected net sales by $15 million. On a currency-neutral basis (i.e. translating the company's first quarter 2010 results at first quarter 2009 exchange rates), net sales would be $288 million, an increase of 6 percent compared to the first quarter of 2009.

Carlsbad, California-based Callaway Golf recently announced it has reached an agreement with Miami-based Perry Ellis International to design, manufacture and distribute Callaway golf and sportswear apparel in the U.S., Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Carlsbad, California-based TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company and Hopkins, Minnesota-based River’s End Trading Company announced they have entered into a partnership to bring the the TaylorMade-adidas brand Ashworth Golf Apparel to the promotional products industry exclusively through River’s End Trading Company.

Among the original 13 rules of golf are antiquated statements (and spellings) such as, “If your ball comes among watter, or any wattery filth, you are at liberty to take out your ball ...,” and “You are not to remove stones, bones or any break club, for the sake of playing your ball,” (What’s a break club?). While, of course, the original Scottish sounds foreign to the modern ear, the language alone illustrates how far the game has come in just a couple hundred years. Clubs and balls might be making warp-speed advances, but the innovations aren’t all technological. On the clothing side, fabrics

More Blogs