Golf News for Friday, March 7, 2014 | Events

Edwin Watts Golf named a presenting sponsor of 2014 DFW Golf Show

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. -- Edwin Watts Golf, a Worldwide Golf Shops company, announced it has become a presenting sponsor of the 2014 DFW Golf Show.

The three-day show, now in its second year kicking off the spring golf season in North Texas, runs Mar. 7-9, 2014, at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. Full details, including ticket prices, hours and exhibitor listings, are available online at dfwgolfshow.com.

As part of the sponsorship, Edwin Watts will have a Testing and Fitting Zone where golfers can try the latest in club technology from all of the industry's big boys. The 2014 line-up includes: Adams, Bridgestone, Callaway, Cleveland, Cobra, Nike, Odyssey, PING, TaylorMade, Tour Edge and Wilson. Golfers can purchase clubs and take advantage of epic deals on the latest gear at the Edwin Watts on-site golf shop.

"This event is a great way for Edwin Watts customers to try out all the new equipment in one place at one time," said Al Morris, President of Worldwide Golf, parent company of Edwin Watts Golf. "Plus the Edwin Watts Golf retail booth will feature tremendous savings on golf balls, clubs, shoes, bags, apparel and more,"

The 2013 DFW Golf Show, the first under the direction of national golf show promoters Varsity Golf Shows, established itself as the kickoff event of the golf season for over 5,000 golfers throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The show was the region's largest consumer golf expo in more than four years, with show-only specials on golf-related products and services, free lessons, try-and-buy opportunities with the year's hottest new equipment, and an incredible giveaway package that included free golf, golf balls, magazine subscriptions and more.

This year's show, looks to build on that debut with show-only specials on golf-related products and services, free lessons, try-and-buy opportunities with the year's hottest new equipment, and an incredible giveaway package that includes a free round of golf to Grand Oaks, golf balls, a one-year subscription to Golf Digest or Golf World, and tickets to the biggest professional tournaments in the market — the PGA TOUR'S HP Byron Nelson Shootout and Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, and the LPGA'S North Texas LPGA Shootout!

This show will also feature appearances by two LPGA stars -- Angela Stanford and Brittany Lang, both North Texas natives with a combined six wins on the LPGA Tour. Christina Lecuyer Salter, a two-time contestant on the Golf Channel's "Big Break" competition, will also be at the show all three days, doing sessions on our Ticket Sportsradio Main Stage.

In addition to a tremendous front door giveaway package, this year's DFW Golf Show will include:

• The biggest sale of the year on name-brand clubs and equipment in the Edwin Watts Golf Shop
• A free indoor driving range where golfers can test and be fit for the hottest new clubs on the market
• Show-only savings on golf-related products and services from over 85 regional and national exhibitors
• Putting, Long Drive and Short Game contests with the chance to win rounds of golf, golf clubs, stay-and-play vacations and more!
• Free lessons from top PGA teaching professionals
• And more!

For more information, or to set up interviews or appearances with show organizers, contact communications director Brian Beaky at brian@varsitycommunications.com, or by calling the number above.

About Edwin Watts Golf Shops
Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC, now a Worldwide Golf Shops company, 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 50 domestic Retail Locations, eCommerce Internet site (www.edwinwattsgolf.com), Telephone/Catalog/Direct Mail sales (1.800.344.8874) and Digital Catalog (www.edwinwattsgolf.com/catalogs). 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, 90 Day, 100% Satisfaction 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.