American Golf , which has been owned by Sun European Partners since 2012, was put into administration on October 12, with all 132 of its stores in danger of closing , but Endless has struck an immediate deal to take control of the company through a pre-pack administration rescue that has resulted in 112 of the stores
The American Golf brand of retail stores has been saved after entering administration – but 20 of its facilities will still close down. Europe’s largest golf retailer had collapsed and all 132 of its stores were in danger of closing but a rescue package has seen 112 of them stay open.
As part of the deal, teed up by Deloitte, 112 of the chain’s 132 stores in the UK and Ireland will remain open. At the time of appointment American Golf employed over 1,000 people. More than 900 jobs will be protected by the acquisition.
Welcome to american golf ! Established in 1978, we have grown to become Europe’s largest golf retailer. We stock a full range of golf equipment and clothing for golfers of all levels. Both in-store and online, we have our expert teams on hand to assist our customers and help them improve their game.
How to Know Which Golf Club to Use
|Club||Men’s Average Distance||Women’s Average Distance|
|6- iron||150 yards||130 yards|
|7 – iron||140 yards||120 yards|
|8- iron||130 yards||110 yards|
|9- iron||120 yards||100 yards|
If it is from a reputable manufacturer, then it should last for at least five years under reasonably heavy use. This means playing 30 to 40 rounds of golf a year and going to the driving range about once a week. The face will not lose its pop — i.e., resilience or ability to spring back during impact.
Yes OnlineGolf is owned by AG. The deals/ pricing can often be cheaper at OnlineGolf as there are less overheads to pay for, so always worth a look at. What’s funny is that AG will effectively pricematch their own company, so you can often get a decent deal in store.
American Golf , which was purchased by an investor group headed by Goldman Sachs and Starwood Capital from publicly traded REIT National Golf Properties in early 2003 for $1.1 billion, currently owns or leases just under 100 golf course properties, primarily concentrated in California, New York and several other key
Golf chippers are legal . Many low handicap golfers do not use the chipper but they are legal and can be quite helpful. Several golf companies make chippers as part of their regular club lineup.
Why are golf clubs so expensive ? Golf clubs are expensive due to increasing research and development (R&D) costs. Manufactures mark up the cost of clubs significantly as it’s a very competitive sector. Additionally golf companies need to spend large sums of money on marketing a new golf club.
A 5 wood is usually 18-19 degrees, whilst a 7 wood will be around 21 degrees. A 5 wood loft is similar to a 2 iron, and a 7 wood loft is similar to a 3 iron.
If you play 3 or 4 times a month, we recommend you have your clubs re-gripped each year. We stock a wide range of top quality grips from Gold Pride and Eaton and can often supply branded replacements that match the orginal grips fitted to your club .
For your first golf clubs , we recommend buying a beginner set of clubs that include a driver and 3-wood, odd-numbered irons (3, 5, 7, 9) and a putter. Apart from the basic decisions between men’s and women’s clubs and right or left-handed clubs , you might have a choice between steel and graphite shaft clubs .
Wedges : TaylorMade MG2 TW/MT Grind (56-12, 60-11) Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400. Putter : Scotty Cameron GSS Newport 2. Grip: Lamkin Deep Etched Pistol Cord. Grips: Golf Pride Tour Velvet Cord 58R (Logo Down) Ball: Bridgestone Tour B XS.