(PRWEB) December 12, 2013
This Saturday, December 14, PGA TOUR Superstore will celebrate the grand opening of its first retail store in New York and its 19th store in the U.S. The 50,000 square foot store – in the Westbury Home Depot shopping center on Corporate Drive – follows the recent opening of stores in Palm Desert and Irvine, California.
“PGA TOUR Superstore is recognized as the retail authority for golfers who want to shop like the pros, and we’re excited to establish our brand in New York by opening a store in Westbury,” said Dick Sullivan, President and CEO, PGA TOUR Superstore. “We look forward to providing our customers in this market with the number one destination for consulting with certified golf teaching pros, fully interactive training simulators and the best names in golf equipment and apparel.”
PGA TOUR Superstores provide unique, interactive experiences to golf enthusiasts of all levels. Each store features certified golf pros, personalized golf lessons and the best in golf technology, equipment, apparel, custom fitting and repairs. The new Westbury store experience also includes:
− Five performance practice bays with swing analysis
− Eight swing simulators for lessons and custom club fittings
− A 2,000 square foot putting green
− Golf apparel, shoes and equipment from brands including adidas, Bridgestone, Callaway, Cobra-PUMA, ECCO, FootJoy, Mizuno, Nike, PGA TOUR, TaylorMade, Titleist and Under Armour
As a first demonstration of commitment to the Westbury community, during today’s Friends and Family event, PGA TOUR Superstore will present a $10,000 grant to The First Tee of Nassau County, metro New York’s top youth development program for building character, instilling life-enhancing values and promoting healthy choices through the game of golf. In addition to grants, PGA TOUR Superstore provides young people in The First Tee program with access to state-of-the-art teaching, club fitting and training in its stores.
PGA TOUR Superstore is owned and operated by Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., whose controlling owner and chairman is Arthur M. Blank, retired co-founder of The Home Depot and owner of the Atlanta Falcons.
“Our new customers will quickly see that we are equipped to serve a broad range of golfers, with an emphasis on offering the industry’s best brands and providing the broadest array of services to meet each customer’s needs,” noted Blank. “We make it easy to get in and stay in the game, and we look forward to bringing our store’s products, services and expertise to golfers in Westbury and to being a positive contributor to the Nassau County community.”
The Westbury PGA TOUR Superstore grand opening event will take place this Saturday, December 14, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The daylong celebration will include $30,000 in product giveaways, putting contests and swing evaluations.
About PGA TOUR Superstore
PGA TOUR Superstore is operated by Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., headquartered in Roswell, GA, and is a majority-controlled subsidiary of AMB Group, LLC. As the PGA TOUR's exclusive off-course/off-airport retail partner, PGA TOUR Superstore provides customers with access to the same technology and expertise that PGA TOUR Pros use each week in the TOUR Vans that accompany them. All stores are staffed with certified teaching professionals and have multiple state-of-the-art swing simulators, practice hitting bays and large putting greens. There is also an in-house club making and repair facility. Many stores also include a full-service tennis department with certified racquet stringers. Along with equipment and accessories, PGA TOUR Superstore has an unmatched selection of men's, women's and juniors' apparel and footwear for golf and tennis. PGA TOUR Superstore’s website and direct-to-consumer fulfillment also offer the widest assortment of golf and tennis equipment and apparel online. PGATOURSuperstore.com is the PGA TOUR’s exclusive online retail partner, accessible through the Shop link on the PGA TOUR’s website and mobile applications. For more information and career opportunities, visit us at pgatoursuperstore.com.