Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Holiday Season is Golf Season as Edwin Watts Golf Debuts Golf’s 'Green Friday'

On November 18th Specialty Golf Retailer Creates Unique Shopping Experience at 90+ Locations; Golf’s “Green Friday” Offers the Best Deals on Equipment, Apparel & Accessories for Leading Holiday Shopping Category in Sporting Goods

(FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla.) - With Black Friday reserved as the most popular holiday shopping day for consumer products, the sporting goods industry now has a day for one of its leading holiday shopping categories: golf equipment. Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC, one of the world’s largest specialty golf retailers, announced that Friday, November 18, will become Golf’s “Green Friday,” creating an unmatched shopping experience at more than 90 retail locations, and online at

To kick-off the golf holiday buying season, Golf’s “Green Friday,” will begin on November 18th at all 90+ Edwin Watts Golf locations, with the first 25 customers in attendance at each store receiving a popular Edwin Watts Golf logoed ditty bag.  In addition to the incredible in-store offers on November 18th, a breadth of Internet-only specials will be featured at

“While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are recognized as the premier shopping days of the year, golf now has its own unique shopping experience with the debut of Golf’s ‘Green Friday,’” said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf Shops.  “There is not a more popular sport when it comes to holiday gift giving and we believe Golf’s ‘Green Friday’ is a great way to tee off the holiday season while promoting the best the game has to offer.”

Whether buying for an avid golfer, a newcomer to the game, a female, senior or junior golfer, golf shoppers simply can’t beat the savings at the Golf’s “Green Friday” extravaganza.  In fact, shoppers looking for that perfect golf gift will find unmatched offers on a wide selection of golf clubs, apparel, accessories and electronics from golf’s leading brands, as well as unique holiday golf gift baskets, among other exciting products.  In addition, The “Watts Guys,” the leading experts on everything golf, will be available at every store to provide expert insight on selecting the perfect gift for any golfer; as well as being available to perform expert performance fittings to custom match golfers with the proper equipment to fit their game.

Golf’s “Green Friday” initiative comes on the heels of Edwin Watts Golf’s successful THINK GOLF IT’S FRIDAY TOUR.  The TGIF TOUR turned into the golf industry’s largest grassroots consumer retail tour in 2011 with a full schedule of 60 weekend/weeklong events encompassing a breadth of interactive activities, including new product testing, PGA TOUR player appearances, performance fittings, short game clinics, special deals, giveaways and more.  In fact, more than 55,000 golfers and golf consumers participated in TGIF TOUR activities.

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