Callaway Golf Company

Callaway Golf Company
S&P 600 component
IndustrySports equipment, textile
Founded1982 (1982)
FounderEly Reeves Callaway, Jr.
Area served
Key people
Chip Brewer (CEO)
ProductsGolf clubs, balls, clothing, accessories
RevenueIncrease US$ 1.2 billion (FY 2018)[1]
Increase US$31 Million (FY 2014)[2]
Increase US$16 Million (FY 2014)[2]
Total assetsDecrease US$625 Million (FY 2014)[3]
Total equityIncrease US$292 Million (FY 2014)[3]
Number of employees
2,400 (2018)
SubsidiariesCallaway Apparel

Callaway Golf Company is an American global sports equipment manufacturing company that designs, manufactures, markets and sells golf equipment products, more specifically clubs and balls, also including accessories such as bags, gloves, and caps. The company also produces clothing through its subsidiary "Callaway Apparel.” The line include polo shirts, fleeces, pants, sweaters, shorts. Another Callaway's subsidiary, "Cuater", produces golf shoes.

The company sells its products through golf retailers and sporting goods retailers, through mass merchants, directly online, and through its pre-owned and trade-in services. Callway markets its products in more than 70 countries worldwide. The American company, based in Carlsbad, California, is the world's largest manufacturer of golf clubs.

In past years, Callaway marketed products under the "Odyssey" putter brand, acquired in 1997,[4] as well as "Top Flite", "Strata" and "Ben Hogan" brands picked up following the bankruptcy of Spalding's former golf division in 2003.[5]

  1. ^ "Callaway Golf Company Profile". Craft. Retrieved August 30, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Market Watch - Investment Bulletin 1
  3. ^ a b Market Watch - Investment Bulletin 2
  4. ^ "Callaway Golf in $130 Million Deal for Odyssey Sports". New York Times. July 22, 1997. Retrieved October 15, 2008.
  5. ^ "Company news; Callaway Golf beats out Adidas to buy top-flite". New York Times. September 5, 2003. Retrieved October 15, 2008.