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Initial investment
$325K - $451K
Units as of 2012
39

Company Overview

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.

About Golf Etc.

Industry
Recreation
Related Categories
Sports Equipment & Apparel
Founded
1992
Leadership
Shane Hunt, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1995 (26 years)
# of employees at HQ
13
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Australia/New Zealand, Europe (Eastern), Europe (Western), Canada, Mexico

# of Units
39 (as of 2012)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
2201 Commercial Ln.
Granbury, TX 76048

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Golf Etc. franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$30,000
Initial Investment
$325,000 - $451,000
Cash Requirement
$75,000 - $110,000
Royalty Fee
2.5%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Golf Etc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
3-4 days
Classroom Training
5 days
Additional Training
Optional advanced training
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Toll-Free Line
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Ad Templates

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
3
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021