Golf Etc.

At a Glance

Products & Services: Golf equipment, club fitting, club repair

Number of Locations: 39

Total Investment: $325K - $451K

Founded: 1992

Began Franchising: 1995

About Golf Etc.

Golf Etc. of America was founded in 1992 as a national golf consulting and construction company, but changed its focus in 1996 to golf retail shops. Stores provide custom-fitted golf clubs and club repair. Golfers can practice their skills on the stores' practice putting greens and the indoor hitting and driving area.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2012 36 1 2 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Eastern Europe, Mexico, Western Europe.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $325,000 - $451,000
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 2.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $75,000 - $110,000
1% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (80% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 5 days. At franchisee's location: 3-4 days. Optional advanced training : 5 days+.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Toll-free phone line, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Ad slicks,