Q&A: Golfballs.com Founder and CEO Tom Cox

Over the past 25 years, Tom Cox has grown Golfballs.com from a startup that sold used golf balls found in lakes to a world leader in the online sale of customized golf products – most notably, new golf balls. Golfballs.com now exceeds $33 million in annual sales, with 80% of its business customized in some way.

The NGF’s Top 100 Businesses in Golf — New For 2020

The start of a new decade brings the second installment of the National Golf Foundation’s Top 100 Businesses in Golf initiative, an effort that highlights the vitality, size and diversity of the $84 billion golf industry.

Sizing Up Golf’s $2.9 Billion Club and Ball Market

The equipment industry is the most commercially visible sector in golf, with clubs and balls accounting for an almost $2.9 billion annual market that’s driven by golf being one of the nation’s leading participation sports.

NGF Research Snapshot: Holiday Golf Gifts

NGF research shows that approximately one out of every 10 people in the U.S. expects to purchase a golf-related gift for a friend or family member this holiday season.

The Q’s Holiday Golf Gift Guide

NGF research finds that almost one in every 10 Americans plans to purchase a golf-related gift for a friend or family member during the holiday season. While golf balls account for more than half of all golf gifts, here’s a look at some other unique ideas.

Off-Course Specialty Retail Report Is Released

NGF’s annual update on off-course golf retail store supply tracks the changes in number of doors and square footage of regional/independent and national retailers.

Golf’s Online Economy

The Internet is changing sales tactics everywhere and as Amazon becomes a bigger force in retail, it is affecting nearly every vertical and category — golf included.

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