Golf News for Monday, September 25, 2006 | Business

Retailer Edwin Watts Golf opens a second store in Nashville, TN

FT. WALTON BEACH, Fla. -- Edwin Watts Golf, golf’s most trusted retailer since 1968, has opened its second store in the Tennessee market and 61st Edwin Watts Golf store nationwide. The new store located at 2510 Music Valley Drive in Nashville will celebrate its Grand Opening Wednesday, September 20th through Sunday, September 24th.

“We are very excited to open this new location and introduce golfers in Nashville to Edwin Watts Golf,” said store manager Erich Mumford. “Edwin Watts Golf has a well earned reputation for providing the most exceptional and knowledgeable service in the industry. Customers looking for the latest in premium golf equipment, apparel and accessories will see why when they visit our Nashville store.”

Golfers looking to find unbelievable bargains on golf clubs, balls and accessories will have their chance as Edwin Watts Golf holds a special “Grand Opening Sale” at the new Nashville location. Customers will have the opportunity to register to win great prizes from top manufacturers. Customers will also have the chance to win a trip for two to Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Florida, which includes two rounds of golf. In addition, the first 75 customers each day will receive a free 2-ball golf pack. The store will also host various representatives from the top manufacturers throughout the week-long celebration. Edwin Watts, President & CEO will be on site to greet customers on Friday, September 20th from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Edwin Watts Golf’s knowledgeable staff will also be on hand to answer any questions customers may have regarding the equipment.

The new store will feature a Callaway Opti-Fit system and a Vector Launch Monitor offering customers the latest technology in club fitting. Other amenities available at the new to Edwin Watts Golf superstore include an About Golf Virtual Simulator and the Hot Stix Fitting System. The store will also offer the areas largest selection of equipment, men’s & ladies’ golf apparel and shoes.

This opening brings the total of Edwin Watts Golf stores to 61 stores in 10 states maintaining its status as the largest, privately-owned golf retail operation in the world. The additional Tennessee store is located at 4625 Popular Avenue in Memphis, TN.
The Nashville store will be open Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. For further information about the new store call store manager Erich Mumford at 615-883-0125.

About Edwin Watts Golf
Headquartered in Fort Walton Beach, FL, Edwin Watts Golf is one of the world’s leading golf retail organizations. Founded in 1968 by brothers Edwin and Ronnie Watts as a small pro shop at the municipal golf course in Ft. Walton Beach, today there are 61 Edwin Watts Golf stores across the southern and southeastern United States. For more information on Edwin Watts Golf visit www.edwinwattsgolf.com or call 1-800-EDWINWATTS.