“Live Your Dream” We’ve all heard the expression, “A Dream Come True.”
Combine your Dream with a Great Business Opportunity with the Number 1 Golf
Franchise in America!
Founded in 1986, Golf USA has grown to over 100 stores with over 80 in the USA,
7 in Canada and 26 in foreign countries. The company has been named numerous
times as the Number One Golf Franchise in America by Entrepreneur magazine. This
honor was part of Entrepreneur magazine's Annual Franchise 500, which ranks the
top 500 franchises in America.
According to Tom Anthony, Golf USA President, "This honor is a tribute to the
hard work of everyone in our corporate office, as well as all our franchisees,"
Anthony said. "Our goal now is to maintain our position as one of America's
consistently best off-course golf franchise, while still offering individuals
who love golf an affordable opportunity to own their own golf business".
Our management team has extensive retail and golf experience and can provide you
with a solid foundation on which to build your own golf store.
Planning Your Success
Golf USA offers a complete pre-opening program and assistance. Including
business plan development, site selection assistance, lease negotiations and
opening inventory selection.
Building a Solid Foundation
The Golf USA program is designed to get your business off to a fast start, build
a solid foundation and grow toward success. Our program is operations based and
features both classroom instruction as well as work experience.
Marketing & Advertising
By pooling resources into a cooperative advertising fund, GOLF USA store owners
reap the rewards of highest quality products at much lower costs. Few
independent retailers could afford the quality, effectiveness and scope of
materials that are provided to you as a participant in the GOLF USA co-operative
advertising fund. Included in the materials your ad fund provides are television
spots, direct mail pieces, radio scripts, seasonal in-store signage and point of
Camera-ready art for newspaper advertising is provided more than twenty times
per year. A Golf USA newsletter is produced to keep you informed and current
with what's happening with the ad fund and in GOLF USA stores nationwide.
Additionally, the marketing team will advise you on pre-opening and grand
opening marketing and advertising activities--another service provided to help
assure your store gets off to a great start. After your store opens, assistance
is available to help you develop and implement effective marketing plans and
You might not know the difference between a forged club or a cast club and maybe
you've never been in retail sales; however, through GOLF USA'S specialized
training program, you will learn product knowledge, merchandising, buying and
pricing, accounting and salesmanship. You will receive hands-on experience in
our corporate stores. Experienced instructors head our training sessions at our
national headquarters. Our store development team will be in your store prior to
opening to help put your new knowledge into practical and productive use.
At Golf USA, we understand that it is only through your success that we can be
successful. Therefore, we place a strong emphasis on initial and on-going
support to develop a long-term partnership with your store. Though your support
needs will change as you gain experience, you can count on our professional
- Regular Phone Communication
- Frequent Store Visits
- New Product Offering Information
- Special Buying Opportunities
- Business Report Analysis
- Promotional Marketing
The average project cost for Golf USA stores range from $275,000 to $412,500
(variables include working capital, inventory and size of store).
Golf USA does not have a "Net Worth" requirement, however, the prospective
franchisee must have access to at least $50,000 liquid capital to invest in the
store. Sources of capital include cash on hand, IRA Accounts, Home Equity Loan,
Investors, Friends and Relatives.