Longitudes Group

Longitudes Group Releases Timely Big Box Golf Closure Research

Significant retail closures at Golfsmith, Sports Authority and others leave shopping patterns in flux as golf season begins to open across the country. 

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 1, 2017) - Longitudes Group LLC, a leading independent sports research company, announced the release of the Big Box Golf Closure Report.  The report shares how golfers in 38 major markets are planning to shop and spend in the wake of Golfsmith, golfsmith.com and a cluster of sporting goods chains’ bankruptcies in 2016 and 2017.  Longitudes Group estimates more than $800M in golf spending is up for grabs with the closing of nearly 670 retail stores that sold golf equipment, apparel and footwear. 

Golf's Grand Design PBS Documentary Premiere - Aug. 3, 2012

Sara Killeen, President of Longitudes Group, was interviewed for the making of PBS's latest documentary, Golf's Grand Design airing on August 3rd on PBS stations nationwide.  Check your local PBS station for the local schedule. See the trailer here:

Sara Killeen speaks on the PBS special " Golfs Grand Design" Clip 1.