Golf News for Friday, July 19, 2013 | Events

Edwin Watts Golf announces hosting chain-wide "Short Game Clinic"

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. -- For golfers seeking to save strokes on the green, while ensuring they are equipped with the proper wedges for chipping and approach shots, Edwin Watts Golf Shops (EWGS), one of the world's largest specialty golf retailers with over 90 locations, today announced that short game/wedge play is the theme of a chain-wide clinic scheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2013. Golfers can visit any of the 90+ locations to participate in a breadth of activities throughout the day including golf tips and clinics, as well as a specialized scoring club review and gap analysis, designed to help players to maximize their short game skills.

To complement the exciting short game activities, golfers will also receive free custom fittings featuring the ARC (Advanced Robot Certified) Club Matching System, powered by RoboFit Technology. And, all participants will enjoy great deals on name brand putters & wedges for the whole family, while having the opportunity to win exciting prizes.

Edwin Watts Golf store associates will utilize the Company's in-store launch monitor and swing analysis software to conduct custom fitting sessions for golfers of all ages and skill levels, while the putting corral will also be utilized to fit golfers in a putter that is sized appropriately and suits their stroke. Consumers can take advantage of the new ARC Club Matching System, powered by RoboFit Technology. With the proprietary new system, Edwin Watts Golf becomes the first and only golf retailer to implement scientifically proven robot testing of golf club performance, enabling the Company to both "club match and performance fit" golfers with products that best perform to their unique swing characteristics.

At each event, the Company's expert staff, boasting the highest technical IQ in golf, will greet customers with unique promotions and service offerings, while ensuring all golfers are teeing it up with the proper equipment to optimize performance. Representatives from leading equipment manufacturers will be on-site at select locations to participate in these one-day events.

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 (, Telephone/Catalog/Direct Mail sales (1.800.874.0146) and Digital Catalog ( 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 42 years has earned the organization the right to be known as America's Golf Club.

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