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PGA TOUR Superstore To Open First California Store

Growing the game of golf from coast-to-coast

ROSWELL, Ga., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of opening a store in Paramus, NJ,  PGA TOUR Superstore announced today that its first store on the West Coast will be in East Palo Alto, CA.  Scheduled to open in the spring of 2013, the 47,000 square-foot superstore is located at 1751 East Bayshore Road, former site of Best Buy.

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"We are particularly excited about expanding into East Palo Alto, which is a premier area in America for golf enthusiasts," said PGA TOUR Superstore President and CEO Dick Sullivan. "Our goal is to build relationships with our customers by providing a great experience in an inviting environment, and we are happy to have the opportunity to do so in the East Palo Alto community."

With the addition of this store, the number of PGA TOUR Superstores will increase nationwide to 16.  PGA TOUR Superstore currently has three stores in metro Atlanta; two each in Chicago, Dallas, Myrtle Beach and Phoenix; one each in Denver and Paramus; and two in Florida: Naples and Delray Beach.  The stores are owned and operated by Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., whose controlling owner and chairman is Arthur M. Blank, retired Home Depot co-founder and owner of the Atlanta Falcons.

"Our new customers will quickly see that we are equipped to serve a broad range of golfers, with an emphasis on offering the industry's best brands, fitting products to each customer's needs, and providing the broadest array of golf services," Blank noted.  "We make it easy to get in, and stay in, the game.  We look forward to bringing our store's products, services and expertise to golfers in East Palo Alto, and to being a positive contributor in the community."

About PGA TOUR Superstore:

PGA TOUR Superstore is operated by Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., headquartered in Roswell, GA, and is a majority-controlled subsidiary of AMB Group, LLC.

As the PGA TOUR's exclusive off-course/off-airport retail partner, PGA TOUR Superstore provides customers with access to the same technology and expertise that card-carrying TOUR Pros use each week in the TOUR Vans that accompany them. All stores are staffed with teaching professionals and have multiple state-of-the-art swing simulators, practice hitting bays and a putting green. There is also an in-house club making and repair facility. Many stores are equipped with a full-size tennis court and a tennis professional on staff for lessons and clinics.  Along with equipment and accessories, PGA TOUR Superstore has an unmatched selection of men's, women's and juniors' apparel and footwear for golf and tennis.

For more information and career opportunities, visit us at: www.pgatoursuperstore.com

About PGA TOUR

The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 100 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamerica and PGA TOUR Canada.

The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.

PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to approximately 715 million households in 225 countries and territories in 29 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2011, tournaments on the three Tours generated more than $121 million for local charitable organizations, bringing the TOUR's all-time total of charitable contributions to more than $1.7 billion.

The PGA TOUR's web site is PGATOUR.com, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

PGA TOUR Superstore Contact
Brittany Rowe, 678.987.7982 or [email protected]

PGA TOUR Contact:
Chris Smith, 904.273.3379 or [email protected]

SOURCE PGA TOUR Superstore

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