The Leading Edge in Golf Shop Franchising
Golf courses are being planned and constructed everyday. Invest in one of the
fastest growing markets in the nation - Invest in the future of golf.
Our Mission Statement: Golf Etc. of America, Inc., will provide the
highest level of personal service, and value for our existing and growing number
of franchise owners. We will design and create the most exciting retail strategy
in the world of golf. We will share with our owners, the most successful
business strategies that produce market leaders. Golf Etc. of America will set
the standard for off-course professional golf centers and be associated with the
highest level of integrity, honesty, and commitment to quality.
Our Retail Program offers the following:
- Market Analysis
- Competitive Analysis
- Comprehensive Business Plan (Consisting of 3 years' financial projections)
- Assist in Loan Approval Process
- Comprehensive Training (From technology through operation - completely
- Comprehensive Build-out & Construction of Retail Store & Service Center
CUSTOM TRAINING PROGRAM
GOLF ETC. offers its franchise owners an extensive custom designed training
program. Our intense training program instructs the operational and technical
staff for one week (8 hours per day). The operational segment of our training
program will provide instruction on such topics as cash register operation,
inventory control, and merchandise pricing for retail sales.
Our in-depth technical training will provide information on the correct
techniques for repairing Woods, and Irons, custom club fittings, and custom club
construction. You will also learn computerized swing analysis.
It is our intent to equip you with all the tools necessary to make your
franchise a success, and we believe that our unique training program does just
COMMITMENT TO THE FRANCHISEES
GOLF ETC. realizes that a successful franchise depends on the franchisee. We
provide an efficient and energetic support system for each franchisee. The
knowledgeable members of our staff will provide each and every franchise with
all of the tools and services that are essential to own and maintain a
successful franchise. We take our support system very seriously, knowing that
our success depends on your success.
We can help you find a favorable location that best suits your needs and that of
your customers. Prior to your store opening we will you assist you in training
your staff, showing you how to stock and display your merchandise to achieve the
maximum results. We will teach you how to efficiently run your business, how to
respond to your customer's questions, and how to help your customers select the
proper equipment to meet their needs. We can recommend advertising campaigns
that will draw customers, therefore building a positive customer base. We will
guide you through the grand opening experience. We realize that each franchisee
needs ongoing support to face the demands of running a business, therefore, we
will be there to assist you in facing those challenges.
GOLF ETC. will help you select just the right combination of inventory for your
particular store. We deal only with those suppliers and vendors that are known
in the golfing community for their reliability and integrity. GOLF ETC. has
access to an unlimited supply of clubs, balls, bags, golf apparel and
accessories. We can save you money, and help you obtain your inventory at an
affordable price. These savings help you increase your profit margins.
The merchandise expertise and support of GOLF ETC. will help you provide a
pleasant shopping atmosphere for the golfing enthusiast of all ages. It is our
goal to make your franchise an enjoyable, hassle - free and profitable
OWN YOUR OWN SHOP
You will own your own shop and merchandise items popular in your area while
buying straight from the manufacturer. There are no quotas or limits on
merchandise and you have the use of trade names, marketing expertise, and the
distinctive business appearance of GOLF ETC.
Marketing survey and assisting with lease negotiations, can be handled by you,
or with help from GOLF ETC. Store designs, fixtures, opening merchandise, and
setup, are services we provide that leaves you more time to plan for your new
There is no reason to worry if you are inexperienced about club repair, or you
don't recognize the difference of materials in one club to another. We will
answer all of your questions, and train you in all aspects for the golf
business. You will be trained in product knowledge, inventory control,
merchandising, accounting, club repair, club fitting, and the salesmanship of
Before your opening, we will help you train your staff, stock and display your
original inventory, and recommend advertising programs.
Based on 2,500 - 3,400 sq. ft. of leased space. GOLF ETC. provides:
- GOLF ETC. trademark name, logo, and ongoing consultation