ATLANTA, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PGA TOUR Superstore is ushering in a new experience for Salt Lake City area golfers with doors opening 9:00 am April 2 for the grand opening of its first interactive Sandy Utah retail store located at 10355 S State Street, east of I-15 off of State Street next to PetSmart and Nordstrom Rack (in a previous Staples location).
Known for its large-format interactive stores across the country, PGA TOUR Superstore's new Sandy location (its 26th store in the U.S.) will be the largest golf retail store in the area and include a grand opening celebration with $30,000 in product giveaways to the first customers in line and a $15,000 donation to First Tee of Utah to provide area youth with the character-building experience of participating in sports.
The new 25,000 square foot PGA TOUR Superstore in Sandy will employ more than 25 associates, including PGA teaching professionals, and have multiple state-of-the-art swing simulators, practice hitting bays, a large putting green and an in-house club-making and repair facility to provide a unique, interactive experience to golf enthusiasts of all levels.
"The Salt Lake area represents a premier market for our first store in Utah and we are excited to expand and bring the best experiential destination in golf retail to Sandy," said PGA TOUR Superstore President and CEO Dick Sullivan. "Our professional expertise and interactive environment inspires all types of golfers – from beginners to scratch golfers – to play the game and find everything they need under one roof."
The Sandy PGA TOUR Superstore grand opening event will take place April 2 with doors opening 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and include $30,000 in giveaways, putting contests and swing evaluations. In addition to the grand opening festivities, PGA TOUR Superstore is also teaming up with First Tee of Utah and will present a check for $15,000, March 31 (6:00 p.m.) at a Friends & Family event at the store, to help inspire the next generation of golfers to learn how to play golf.
PGA TOUR Superstore is owned and operated by Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., whose controlling owner and chairman is Arthur M. Blank, retired co-founder of The Home Depot and owner of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC. PGA TOUR is a trademark of PGA TOUR, Inc. and used under license by Golf and Tennis Pro Shop, Inc.
About PGA TOUR Superstore
PGA TOUR Superstore is operated by Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., a subsidiary of AMB Group, LLC, headquartered in Roswell, Ga. As the PGA TOUR's exclusive off-course/off-airport retail partner in North America, PGA TOUR Superstore provides customers with access to the same technology and expertise as card-carrying PGA TOUR pros. All stores are staffed with teaching professionals and have multiple state-of-the-art swing simulators, practice hitting bays, and large putting greens. There is also an in-house club making and repair facility. Along with equipment and accessories, PGA TOUR Superstore has an unmatched selection of men's, women's and juniors' apparel and footwear. For more information, visit www.pgatoursuperstore.com.
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