Golf Town

Golf Town

June 17, 2010 10:50 ET

Golf Town Is Canada's Father's Day Headquarters

Premier Golf Retailer Set to Take on Last Minute Shopping Rush With Unbeatable Selection and Service

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 17, 2010) - Golf Town – Canada's largest golf retailer with unequalled selection and competitive prices - confirms Father's Day is one of the busiest times of the year as people come in search of that perfect gift for Dad. And for those who have left their shopping to the last minute - Golf Town's unbeatable selection, services and expert staff makes shopping easy and exciting.

"Golf Town is the ultimate Father's Day Headquarters with everything Dad needs to play his very best. More than just the latest and greatest in golf products, we also offer superb services and other options such as gift cards, lessons, and more" says Stephen Bebis, President and CEO. "With everyone leading such busy lives these days, it's easy to leave shopping for Dad to the last minute. But with our unbeatable selection at the lowest price guaranteed, we're your prime destination to help you find the perfect gift for the golfer, or father figure in your life. At Golf Town, there is something for every Dad!"

Golf Town's customers can conveniently come in and visit any national superstore location - with over 50 to choose from - to discover great gift ideas for any Dad. Everything from clubs and carts, to bags and balls, stylish apparel, those must-have-it golf gadgets and even gift cards. Golf Town also boasts the best and most knowledgeable staff, so customers can be confident in knowing they can talk to someone who will help them make the best choice. And that's all at Golf Town's great prices.

"Our amazing staff and in-store experts are ready with unrivalled advice and suggestions for great Father's Day gift ideas. Buying a great gift for Dad, even at the last minute, shouldn't be a hassle," says Stephen Bebis, President and CEO. "Our staff is here to help everyone from avid players to gift givers, give the gift of golf this Father's Day."

For more great gift ideas and top buyer picks, visit www.golftown.com/fathersday/eng to check out the Golf Town Father's Day Gift Guide. Also, check your local papers today for your flyer jam packed with hot deals.

About Golf Town

Canada's largest golf retailer, Golf Town was founded in 1999 and has grown from one location in Scarborough, ON, to 50 superstores coast to coast. At an average size of nearly 18,000 square feet, these retail centres feature all the top brand name 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 Teaching 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: www.omerspe.com.

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 2009 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: www.arpg.ca.

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