Golf News for Thursday, March 21, 2013 | Business

Edwin Watts Golf opens new retail shop in Bristol, Tennessee

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. -- Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC, one of the world's largest specialty golf retailers, announced the opening of a new store in Bristol, Tenn. The grand opening festivities for the new Tennessee shop, located at 1315 Bluff City Highway, will take place from Thursday, March 21 - Saturday, March 23, 2013, and will feature a host of interactive activities and product giveaways.

The 5,000 square foot shop is fully equipped with the latest technology, including a launch monitor & club repair facility, and features a wide selection of golf equipment & apparel, electronics and related golf accessories from top brands such as TaylorMade, Callaway, Titleist, Ping, Mizuno, FootJoy, Cleveland, Nike, Adams, Cobra, Wilson, Champions Tour and others. This new store adds to the Company's stable of more than 90 domestic retail locations and enhances an overall golf retail operation that is supported by direct catalog sales and a popular eCommerce Internet business at

Additionally, as golf club and ball custom fitting remains a priority at all Edwin Watts Golf Shops, custom fitting experts are on hand to provide golfers of all ages and abilities with a superior fitting experience. In fact, Edwin Watts Golf store associates and field representatives from the leading equipment brands will utilize the Company's in-store launch monitor and swing analysis software to conduct custom fitting sessions, designed to properly fit a golfer with equipment that matches their unique swing, and which will help them improve their game.

Moreover, as the golf apparel market continues to enjoy steady growth, the Bristol location features a wide selection of men's, women's and children's apparel from top brands such as Nike, Adidas, Oakley, Puma and more. Edwin Watts Golf's new E Whitley line, a fashionable, yet reasonably priced collection of women's apparel highlighted by performance polos, skorts, shorts, and the TGIF TOUR Apparel Line™, offering a stylish and economical collection of men's polo shirts and shorts, are also available.

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 90 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 45 years has earned the organization the right to be known as America's Golf Club.


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