Callaway Golf Company is an American global sports equipment manufacturing company that designs, manufactures, markets and sells golf equipment products, more especifically 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, as well as "Top Flite", "Strata" and "Ben Hogan" brands picked up following the bankruptcy of Spalding's former golf division in 2003.