With Callaway being an iconic organisation within the golfing industry, GMA Executive Officer Jim Cail indicated “GMA was delighted to be partnering with Callaway over the coming years, which will include amongst other elements, Callaway’s presence at the 2019 GMA National Conference in Melbourne and an involvement in selected GMA golf days across the country”.
Mr Cail said, “to have such a significant and world-renowned organisation keen to work with GMA is a fantastic outcome, and GMA looks forward to a long and successful partnership”.
Matt Meredith, General Manager of Callaway Golf South Pacific indicated “Callaway is proud to partner with GMA, a key group in the golf industry”. Mr Meredith also indicated “the team and I at Callaway are keen to develop stronger relationships with all GMA members to ensure we are meeting their expectations and providing their business with industry leading products and services. We believe Callaway can complement every Pro Shop and could in turn benefit every golfer”.
“Callaway enjoys a very strong alignment with both the Australian PGA and Golf Australia and believe the GMA is a logical partner to ensure we connect with General Managers across Australia. Working with both PGA Pro Shop Managers and General Managers is a logical synergy for us. We look forward to seeing you at your golf events and conferences” said Mr Meredith.
Callaway is renowned for developing innovative products that help golfers hit longer and straighter shots from tee to green; controlled, higher-spinning shots around the green; and smooth, accurate putts. Callaway Golf consists of 4 iconic brands — Callaway, Odyssey, OGIO and TravisMathew – that together offer golfers all over the world everything they need to play better and enjoy the game.
Further Background Information
Founded in 1982 by Ely Callaway, there is a long list of legendary Callaway products introduced across the past three decades, punctuated by the iconic Big Bertha driver, which drove Callaway to the top of the industry in the early 1990s, and the Great Big Bertha driver, which Golf Digest named “the greatest club of all time” for its combination of innovation, performance and lasting impact on the golf equipment landscape.
Hundreds of tournaments, including numerous Major Championships, have been won by Tour pros playing Callaway equipment including Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia, Henrik Stenson, Jim Furyk, Danny Willett, Ryo Ishikawa, Wesley Bryan, Danny Lee, Kevin Kisner, Annika Sorenstam, and Michelle Wie. Marc Leishman and recently qualified US PGA Tour player Curtis Luck represent Australia with Callaway.