Golf News for Wednesday, February 20, 2008 | Awards

Golf USA, Inc. is named Top Golf Franchisor for the fourth time

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City-based Golf USA, Inc. has been recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as the Top Golf Franchisor for 2008. It is the fourth time in the last six years that the company has been awarded the prestigious honor by the magazine, according to Tom Anthony, Golf USA Chairman.

"We are happy to be ranked as the nation's top golf franchisor once again," Anthony said. "2007 was another successful year for us with 17 store openings and 6 more already planned for spring."

During 2007, Golf USA opened 11 new stores in the United States as well as six new locations in Europe, Anthony noted. "Our stores are the backbone of our success and, as golf continues to grow in popularity worldwide our Global Buying Network and technology platform allow us to provide a full package of benefits both domestically and internationally to our stores," he added.

About Golf USA:
Golf USA, Inc., founded in 1986 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, coordinates more than 120 retail golf outlets worldwide through company owned stores, franchises and affiliates. The stores are spread throughout the continental United States, Guam, Puerto Rico as well as eleven other countries. In addition, the company offers a full line of golf equipment and accessories via its' web site at

The company assists its' franchisees in every aspect of opening and operating a Golf USA retail store, including initial site selection, merchandising, and marketing, and ongoing support as each store grows. Each Golf USA location features a clean, attractive store customized to fit the community it serves.