Golfsmith International Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1967

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 5

  • Investments
  • 4

Golfsmith International General Information


International retailer of golf products. The company operates under the Golfsmith brand in the U.S. and the Golf Town brand in Canada, with more than 160 retail sites, in addition to e-commerce sites for both brands. The company sells a range of products, including golfing irons, footwear, apparel and accessories.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Specialty Retail
Other Industries
Recreational Goods
Corporate Office
  • 11000 North IH-35
  • Austin, TX 78753
  • United States
+1 (512) 000-0000

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Golfsmith International Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Golfsmith International Patents

Golfsmith International Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
AU-1834397-A Golf club head Inactive 05-Feb-1996 000000000
US-5636560-A Method and apparatus for facilitating the removal of golf grips Inactive 14-Feb-1995 00000000 00

Golfsmith International Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 0000 Golfsmith International Board Member 000 0000
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Golfsmith International Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Golfsmith International Investments & Acquisitions (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
MacGregor Golf 20-May-2009 0000000000 00.000 Recreational Goods
The Women's Golf Catalog 15-Jun-2004 0000000000 Specialty Retail
Don Sherwood Golf & Tennis World 24-Jul-2003 0000000000 00.00 Specialty Retail 00000 000
Zevo Golf Company 22-May-2003 Buyout/LBO Recreational Goods 00000 000
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Golfsmith International FAQs

  • When was Golfsmith International founded?

    Golfsmith International was founded in 1967.

  • Who is the founder of Golfsmith International?

    Barbara Paul, Carl Paul, and Franklin Paul are the founders of Golfsmith International.

  • Where is Golfsmith International headquartered?

    Golfsmith International is headquartered in Austin, TX.

  • What industry is Golfsmith International in?

    Golfsmith International’s primary industry is Specialty Retail.

  • Is Golfsmith International a private or public company?

    Golfsmith International is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Golfsmith International?

    The current valuation of Golfsmith International is 000.00.

  • What is Golfsmith International’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Golfsmith International is 000000.

  • How much funding has Golfsmith International raised over time?

    Golfsmith International has raised $135M.

  • Who are Golfsmith International’s investors?

    First Atlantic Capital and Golf Town have invested in Golfsmith International.

  • When was Golfsmith International acquired?

    Golfsmith International was acquired on 02-Nov-2016.

  • Who acquired Golfsmith International?

    Golfsmith International was acquired by Dick's Sporting Goods.

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