SOURCE: Duty Free Golf, LLC

November 13, 2007 17:13 ET

Bay Area-Based Duty Free Golf Selected to Present at the Keiretsu Forum's Angel Capital Expo

WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwire - November 13, 2007) - Duty Free Golf, LLC ("DFG") has been selected to present at the Keiretsu Forum Angel Capital Expo on Friday, November 16 at the Microsoft campus in Mountain View, CA. DFG was selected from a pool of hundreds of businesses wishing to present at the Angel Capital Expo.

Founded in 2003, DFG became the first company in the world to offer Golf Lifestyle products exclusively to the Travel Retail/Duty Free industry and has quickly become the worldwide leader in this niche category.

"Our business model has not only had great growth in the past four years, but has also achieved profitability," said Mark Thornton, president and founder of DFG, who will be making the presentation on Friday. "With our solid foundation, we are finding more and more opportunities for our model. In order to seize these opportunities we are in need of capital. The well known Keiretsu Forum members not only offer us access to capital, but they also offer us valuable business experience. This combination is priceless to us. We are honored to have been selected."

About Duty Free Golf

Duty Free Golf ( is the industry leader distributing top golf and lifestyle brands to the travel retail and duty free markets. DFG distributes to airport shops, downtown DF locations and airlines throughout the world and is currently distributing in over 20 countries.

Duty Free Golf was recognized in 2005 in Cannes France, by winning the prestigious Frontier Award's "Highly Commended" category for Specialty Concept of the Year. Recognition in the Specialty Concept category is only awarded to those who demonstrate initiative in making travel retail more attractive and fresh to traveling customers while maximizing profits at their outlets.

About Keiretsu Forum

With 15 chapters and over 700 accredited investor members throughout the world, Keiretsu Forum ( is the world's largest angel investment network. Keiretsu Forum members provide early-stage capital in the range of $250K-$2MM to high-quality, diverse investment opportunities and collaborate in the due diligence, but make individual investment decisions.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information:
    Mark Thornton
    Duty Free Golf, LLC
    (925) 935-0820
    Email Contact