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Austin, TX, United States, 2007/05/09 - Golfsmith, picks up Cypress Industries' product, Gatorjaws® Club Guard, for distribution in 68 retail outlets and the 2007 spring catalog. Gatorjaws® prevents theft of expensive golf clubs by securing golf clubs to bag [NASDAQ: GOLF] - Golfsmith.com.
Cypress Industries in conjunction with RGO Enterprises announced today that the Gatorjaws® ClubGuard product has been picked up for retail sale by one of the leading national golf specialty retailers, Austin-based, Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. The product is now being offered in their 2007 spring catalog and will be on the shelves throughout Golfsmith's 68 retail outlet stores. The product idea was developed and patented by RGO Enterprises of Memphis, Tennessee and was funded, designed, and manufactured by Cypress Industries of Austin, Texas.
The Gatorjaws® Club Guard is a patent pending product specifically designed to prevent the theft of golf clubs and golf bags. Individual clubs can be easily taken from an unattended golf bag or even the entire bag can be taken with very little notice. The Gatorjaws® Club Guard teeth-like design clamps around all the valuable clubs in the bag, attaches to a stationary object with a steel security cable and is safely secured with a keyed padlock.
The insurance industry has reported an excess of $120 million dollars in golf clubs are stolen every year from unattended golf bags from places such as the golf course, from a car, truck or SUV, or at airports. Putters, wedges and expensive drivers are usual targets of the golf club thieves.
Bill Goforth, Chairman of RGO Enterprises says, "We are pleased to have Golfsmith pick up Gatorjaws® for their stores. We recognize the significant marketing advantage we have with Golfsmith as one of the top national retail chains with superior products and services. We are confident Gatorjaws will land in the hands of the people who will truly benefit from the use of our product."
Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. (golfsmith.com | golfsmith.ca) is a 40-year-old specialty retailer of golf and tennis equipment, apparel and accessories. The company operates as an integrated multi-channel retailer, offering its guests the convenience of shopping in its 68 stores across the United States, through its Internet site and from its assortment of catalogs. Golfsmith offers an extensive product selection that features premier branded merchandise, as well as its proprietary products, clubmaking components and pre-owned clubs.
About Cypress Industries
Cypress Industries (cypressindustries.com) is a manufacturing and services company that accelerates time to profit for electronic, plastic and metal components and products. Since 2001, Cypress Industries has delivered unique solutions to our customers' most challenging design, manufacturing, fulfillment and logistics problems while allowing them to focus on their core businesses. Atypical of most manufacturing outsourcers, Cypress Industries applies creativity, extensive industry knowledge and a relentless pursuit of customer satisfaction to solving manufacturing problems without regard to size or complexity. Our ISO 9001-certified offshore and UL certified domestic facilities ensures manufacturing consistency and high-quality finished products. By offering lower tooling costs and shorter lead-times, Cypress Industries designs, engineers and fulfills high-quality electronics components, metals, plastics and finished products quicker and more cost-effectively than many other manufacturing companies. Cypress Industries' headquarters is in Austin, Texas.