Golf Town

Golf Town

February 19, 2010 12:07 ET

Golf Town Continues Growth with New Retail Location Set for North Vancouver

New location brings industry leader closer to customers in under-served area

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 19, 2010) - Golf Town – Canada's largest golf retailer with unequaled selection and competitive prices at locations coast to coast – is excited to announce that it will be opening a new retail location in North Vancouver, BC. The new state of the art store will be located at 845 Marine Drive, North Vancouver and is slated to open in the autumn of 2010.

"We've recognized that the North Vancouver community was under-served and we are committed to providing our customers with an unbeatable and convenient shopping experience. As the game continues to grow in popularity across Canada, we're excited to offer an additional Vancouver location to serve the community," says Stephen Bebis, President and CEO. "It took as a while to settle on the best location for the new North Vancouver store. Now, with the deal signed and our site selected, we can focus on building a true state of the art location."

Like every Golf Town, the new store will feature a wide selection of products from all the major brands, virtual golf simulators and an in-store putting green, as well as club fitting and lessons from a certified CPGA professional.

There are currently four Golf Town retail locations in the Greater Vancouver area and six in BC with other store openings pending. The continued expansion of Golf Town will see more store sites across Canada opening in 2010. Golf Town will be announcing exciting Grand Opening Campaigns with giveaways & guest appearances as each store is launched.

Golf Town offers an unbeatable selection of clubs, bags, balls, apparel, footwear, accessories, gifts, logo merchandise, promotional services and more. This includes the world's leading golf brands, such as Adams, Ashworth, Bridgestone, Callaway Golf, Cleveland Golf, Cobra, Dunning, ECCO, FootJoy, Founders Club, Gordon Cooper, Greg Norman, Honma, Hugo Boss, LaCoste, Liz Claiborne, LIJA, Mizuno, Never Compromise, Nike Golf, Odyssey, Ogio, Paradise, Ping, Srixon, Sun Mountain, TaylorMade adidas Golf, Titleist and Wilson.

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About Golf Town

Canada's largest golf retailer, Golf Town was founded in 1999 and has grown from one location in Scarborough, ON, to 47 superstores coast to coast. At an average size of nearly 18,000 square feet, these retail centres feature all the major name-brand products at the best price, ensuring customers find what they want, when they want it.

A centre of the Canadian golf community for individuals and organizations, Golf Town locations serve as sanctuaries where players of all ages and abilities try, buy, learn about and improve their games. The largest employer of CPGA professionals, Golf Town offers on-site lessons tailored to an individual's needs through its In-Store Academy.

Golf Town was acquired by OMERS Private Equity, the entity responsible for private equity investments of the OMERS pension fund, in September 2007. For more information:

Already a leader in logo products for golf events and other programs, Golf Town purchased Accolade Reaction Promotion Group, Inc., in May 2008 and has created a one-stop-shop for the promotional needs of businesses, meeting planners, sales and marketing executives, and human resource professionals. Named a 2008 Top 40 Distributor by the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI), ARPG is the first Canadian corporate merchandise services firm to achieve ASI Top 40 Status. For more information:

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Golf Town
    Ryan Brown
    Vice President, Marketing
    905-479-0343 ext 800245