One of the most famous and omni present brands in golf is for sure Callaway. Even as a beginner you get in contact with the brand very fast - if it is about the good golf gloves or the legendary clubs.
Callaway belongs definitly to the top dogs in golf. The company was founded in 1982 by Ely Callaway in Carlsbad (California, USA) and is listed at the stock exchange since 1992 - with an annual turnover of 1.1 billion US-Dollar (Standing 2007).
The most famous product in the portfolio of Callaway is the driver series Big Bertha, that became named after the german Dicke Bertha and was meant to be the answer to long drives. This became and is still money machine for Callaway.
Professionals equipped by Callaway are the legend of short game Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els and Annika S&oouml;renstam.