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#1 Stuart81



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Posted 16 February 2013 - 11:05 PM

Strong rumours over here that Nike are buying Callaway anyone heard that story over in the US ? The source was from a worker at Callaway

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 11:08 PM

They can probably get them for less money that Tiger and Rory.:lol:

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#3 Matt Saternus

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 11:12 PM

Interesting but I doubt it. Nike seems to be invested in their own thing right now and Callaway seems to be on the uptick.

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#4 whiskey golf

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 11:19 PM

I don't think this would happen due to Callaway's new releases and it seems as though they're going strong right now. If it did happen though, that would be pretty interesting.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 07:48 PM

Seems like every year there's a rumor about Callaway's pending sale.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:03 PM

Doubtful, Cally has invested a TON of money in marketing to build the brand.

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 01:14 PM

Callaway is on fire this year- I'd be absolutely du,bounded if Nike bought them

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 03:04 PM

With Cally & Nike development going in different directions, I don't think we will see this marriage anytime soon.

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 12:59 AM

currently nothing could be farther from the truth... according to a very high up insider at CG... But I am sure if someone were to tweet and ask Harry Arnette he will give an on the record statement...

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 01:58 AM

I don't know about that... Callaway is reporting a raise in sales and their first profits for over four years...

Why would a company on the rise want to sell out? Theyre finally doing something right

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Posted 18 November 2013 - 08:56 AM

Sure that worker wasn't just playing a joke? Can't see that happening as many have said too many things happening for the good in the Callaway camp, with better best year in who knows when??? Cally looking better and better all the time and with New APEX iron line and from what everyone has been talking about the New Big Bertha or should I say "Driver B" which will blow everyone's mind with crazy tech..... being able to raise and lower CG( at least that's what Phil said on GC. Just too much good happening for Cally right now to sell, plus they have that 5 year plan to overtake #1 Taylormade.....

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Posted 18 November 2013 - 03:48 PM

Agree withTW

2914 should be an exciting year for Callaway

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