Golf News for Thursday, June 28, 2012 | Awards

Edwin Watts Golf creative department earns 12 prestigious awards

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. -- Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC, one of the world's largest specialty golf retailers, announced the Company's creative department was recognized by Graphic Design US magazine's prestigious American Inhouse Design Awards, receiving 12 Certificates of Excellence for outstanding creative campaigns.

The American Inhouse Design Awards, which is based in New York, is the original and premier showcase for outstanding work by in-house designers. For over five decades, this awards program has provided a unique opportunity for in-house designers to be recognized for their talent, the special challenges they face, and for their contributions to their businesses and institutions. This year, more than 4,000 entries were submitted from companies across the United States, but only a select group was awarded a Certificate of Excellence.

"We are thrilled to be recognized by this prestigious annual awards program," said Mary Jo Gustave, Creative Director at Edwin Watts Golf. "This is such a wonderful accomplishment for our creative team and truly demonstrates their dedication and commitment to excellence."

The creative department at Edwin Watts Golf Shops received recognition for the following projects:
• Callaway XF Launch
• Titleist AP1 Launch
• Cobra Golf S3 Launch
• PGA National Resort Advertisement
• August 2011 Direct Mail Poster
• 2011 Holiday Shopper's Guide
• Virtual eGift Card Flash Design
• TGIF Autograph Ballot Box
• Cobra Golf AMP Launch
• Nike Golf VR Pro Launch
• TaylorMade RBZ/R11S Launch
• Mizuno JPX800 Launch

About Edwin Watts Golf
Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC (an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.), headquartered in Fort Walton Beach, Florida is one of the world's premier specialty golf retailers. The company operates as an integrated, multi-channel retailer, offering the freshest assortment of brand name golf equipment, apparel, and accessories through its 95+ domestic Retail Locations, eCommerce Internet site ( and Telephone/Catalog/Direct Mail sales (1.800.874.0146). Edwin Watts Golf touts a team of highly experienced and knowledgeable sales associates who can assist customers of all skill levels with lessons, performance fitting, special orders and repair services. The combination of the highest level of customer service, price match guarantee and reputation as the most trusted retailer in golf for over 43 years has earned the organization the right to be known as America's Golf Club.

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