Terms of Use

This site is owned and operated by Golfsmith International, Inc. ("Golfsmith"). These terms of use apply to and govern your, and any authorized user of your account, use of this site, including all services provided therein ("site"). Your use of this site signifies your agreement to be bound by these terms of use. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms of use, do not access or otherwise use this site. Golfsmith reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this site or these terms of use, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes to these terms of use will be effective when posted. You agree to review these terms of use periodically to be aware of any changes. Your continued use of this site after any changes to these terms of use are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes. Before using this site, review the Golfsmith Privacy Statement.

Golfsmith grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display this site and the materials thereon for your personal use only, provided that you comply fully with these terms of use. Your participation in on-line communications occurs in real time and is not edited, censored, or otherwise controlled by Golfsmith. Golfsmith cannot and does not screen content provided by users of the site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Golfsmith reserves the right to monitor content on the site and to remove content which Golfsmith, in its sole discretion, determines to be harmful, offensive, or otherwise in violation of these terms. In order to maintain an informative and valuable service that meets the needs of the users of the site and avoids the harm that can result from disseminating statements that are false, malicious, violate the rights of others, or otherwise harmful, it is necessary to establish the following rules to protect against abuse:

  • Unless you are participating in an area of the site that requires or encourages anonymity, use your real name in online communications. (Parents, if you are concerned about your child's use of this site, please see our Privacy Statement.)

  • You may not post or transmit any message which is libelous, defamatory or which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person. You may not post or transmit any message, data, image or program which may be deemed indecent, obscene or pornographic.

  • You may not post or transmit any message, data, image or program that would violate the property rights of others, including unauthorized copyrighted text, images or programs, trade secrets or other confidential proprietary information, and trademarks or service marks used in an infringing fashion.

  • You may not interfere with other users use of the site.

  • You may not post or transmit any file which contains viruses, worms, "Trojan horses" or any other contaminating or destructive features.

  • You may not post or transmit any message which is harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful. It is not the site's intent to discourage you from taking controversial positions or expressing vigorously what may be unpopular views; however, Golfsmith reserves the right to take such action as it deems appropriate in cases where the site is used to disseminate statements which are deeply and widely offensive and/or harmful.

  • You may not post or transmit charity requests, petitions for signatures, chain letters or letters relating to pyramid schemes. You may not post or transmit any advertising, promotional materials or any other solicitation of other users of the site for goods or services except in those areas (e.g., a classified bulletin board), if any, that are designated for such purpose.

  • You may not list or send unsolicited mass emailings to 10 people or more if such e-mail could reasonably be expected to provoke complaints from its recipients.

  • You may not use the facilities and capabilities of the service to conduct any activity or solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of others.

  • You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the site in any manner not allowed for herein.

  • Golfsmith controls the operation of this site from its headquarters in Austin, Texas, in the United States of America, and makes no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this site from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.


Any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary communications. Golfsmith shall have no obligations with respect to the communications. Golfsmith and its designees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the communications and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your submission, as provided herein. Golfsmith is under no obligation to post or use any submission you may provide and Golfsmith may remove any submission at any time in its sole discretion.


You understand that Golfsmith cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the site for the reconstruction of any lost data. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the site and the Internet. Golfsmith does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title or noninfringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the site, any merchandise, information or service provided through the site or on the Internet generally, and Golfsmith shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any such transaction. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the site or on the Internet generally. Golfsmith does not warrant that the site will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the site will be corrected. The site and any software made available on the site are provided on an "as is, as available" basis.

The documents and related graphics published on this site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information herein. Golfsmith and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and changes in the product(s) or the program(s) described herein at any time.

Some links on this site may let you leave Golfsmith's site. The linked sites are not under the control of Golfsmith and Golfsmith is not responsible for the contents of the linked site, any linked site contained in a link site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Golfsmith provides links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Golfsmith of the site. You understand further that the Internet contains unedited materials some of which are sexually explicit or may be offensive to you. You access such materials at your risk. Golfsmith has no control over and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for such materials.

Golfsmith strives to avoid errors in pricing and product information, but mistakes sometimes happen and Golfsmith reserves the right to correct them. We apologize for any inconvenience it may cause. In the event an order is placed with Golfsmith on an item where an errant price has been advertised, you agree that Golfsmith's sole responsibility to you will be to promptly notify you of the pricing error and allow you the option to either purchase the item at the correct current Golfsmith price or choose to withdraw your order of the item that was subject to the pricing error.


Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Golfsmith be liable for any indirect, special, exemplary, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the site, the site materials, or the software, even if Golfsmith has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or exemplary, incidental, or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall Golfsmith's total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract or tort, including but not limited to, negligence, or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. In such states, Golfsmith's liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Golfsmith, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement by you.
The provisions of these Terms of Use are for the benefit of Golfsmith and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any third party information providers to the site. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.


You understand and agree that Golfsmith may, in its sole discretion and at any time, terminate your password, Account or use of any forum, and discard and remove any content posted or submitted by you to any forum, for any reason. Golfsmith may also, in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue any forum or limit or restrict any users access thereto, for any reason. You understand and agree that Golfsmith may take any one or more of these actions without prior notice to you. Should Golfsmith take any of these actions, it may, in its sole discretion, immediately deactivate and/or delete any or all information about and concerning your account, including your Registration Information and submitted content. You understand and agree that Golfsmith shall not have any liability to you or any other person for any termination of your access to any forum and/or the removal of information concerning your account.


These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas and the United States of America, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Austin, Texas, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. In no event shall you be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief. If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.


The copyright in all material provided on this Site is held by Golfsmith International, Inc. ("Golfsmith") or by the original creator of the material. Except as stated herein, none of the material may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Golfsmith or the copyright owner. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute and download the materials on this Site for personal, non-commercial use only; provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of these terms or conditions. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded and printed materials. You also may not, without Golfsmith's permission, "mirror" any material contained on this Site on any other server. Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.


All third party trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Many of the marks found throughout the website are marks of Golfsmith, whether registered or pending registration in the U.S. or foreign countries, or whether rights have been acquired solely through use of the marks.  Use of the trademark symbols "®" or "TM" is limited to one or two prominent trademark usages for each mark per page.  However, Golfsmith still retains rights in the mark whether or not the "TM" or "®" is used.  Use of these trademarks is prohibited unless otherwise authorized in writing by Golfsmith.

Pursuant to certain requirements of distribution partners, Golfsmith has included the "TM" and "®" symbols on the first or most prominent use of distribution partners' trademarked terms.

A list of some of Golfsmith's U.S. trademarks follows.  Any questions concerning the use of these trademarks or whether a trademark that does not appear on this list is a trademark of Golfsmith should be referred to the Golfsmith Legal Department at (512) 837-8810.

United States Trademarks

A-S-I ®
DRY-18 ®

Use Of Site Content

Golfsmith maintains this site and its contents for your personal information, entertainment and education. You may view and download material displayed on the site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you retain all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained within the materials. You may not distribute, retransmit, republish, reuse, repost, or use the contents of this site for public or commercial purposes, without Golfsmith's prior written permission.  You may not alter or interfere with the content or functioning of the site, or "mirror" any content contained on this site on any other server. The materials at this site are copyrighted and any unauthorized use may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. If you breach any of this Terms of Use, your right to use this site will terminate automatically.

Contests, Sweepstakes And Other Interactive Transactions
Golfsmith may offer you opportunities to vote on certain matters and also to enter contests and sweepstakes on this site. By casting a vote or entering contests or sweepstakes, you signify your agreement to all of the terms set forth on the site applicable to the balloting, contest or sweepstakes, as well as to the terms set forth in these Rules and in our Golfsmith Privacy Statement.


All unsolicited suggestions, feedback, and product ideas are submitted to Golfsmith on a nonconfidential basis. All submissions are subject to the User Submissions policy included above.

UNSOLICITED SUGGESTIONS/FEEDBACK: All suggestions may be submitted to Customer Feedback.
UNSOLICITED PRODUCT IDEAS: Golfsmith is not accepting new product proposals at this time.


If any provision of these Rules is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. These Terms of Use  (and the links contained herein) state the entire agreement between the parties relating to use of the site.  These Terms of Use may not be amended except as provided above.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements contained on this Site regarding Golfsmith's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that are based upon information and expectations at the time they were first made or posted.  Actual results may differ materially as a result of certain risks and uncertainties. For details concerning these and other risks and uncertainties see "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations - Certain Factors Affecting Golfsmith" contained in the Company's most recent financial report (e.g. 10-K or 10-Q) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements that speak only as of the date first made or posted. The Company undertakes no obligation to republish revised forward-looking statements to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or circumstances that effect such statements.

Golfsmith SMS Terms and Conditions

Message and data rates may apply. Recurring message frequency determined by account settings.
Text STOP to 60253 to stop. Text HELP to 60253 for help.

To opt-in for Golfsmith mobile text alerts and be entered to win a $100 Golfsmith gift card or $1000 shopping spree, text JOIN to 60253
T&C/Privacy policy:
For support, call (800) 813-6897 Supported Carriers: AT&T, Sprint, Virgin Mobile, T-Mobile, MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless. T-Mobile is not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.
If your mobile operator is not participating, you will not receive a reply to your messages. Some operators may not support some services at the prices offered. Pre-paid users may not be able to participate. Check with your mobile operator.

Golfsmith SMS Sweepstakes: Win a $100 gift card!

Beginning December 2015, Golfsmith will award one $100 Golfsmith gift card per month, selected from all first-time Golfsmith mobile alert subscribers in the prior month. New subscribers must be signed up by 11:59 p.m. on the 23rd day of each month to be eligible. Each monthly drawing will take place on or around the 5th day of the following month.

Eligibility: In order to enter and win the Golfsmith SMS Sweepstakes, you must be a legal resident of any of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) and be at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry (except Alabama and Nebraska residents must be at least nineteen (19) years old and Mississippi residents must be at least twenty one (21) years old).

TO ENTER BY MAIL (NO PURCHASE REQUIRED): Send a letter using proper postage as required to: Golfsmith International, Inc., 11000 North IH-35, Austin, Texas 78753, Attention: Golfsmith Mobile Alert Sweepstakes, containing a 3 x 5 index card with the words: "I hereby enter the Golfsmith Mobile Alert Sweepstakes" and your name, address, email address and phone number legibly written on the 3 x 5 index card. Mailed in entries must be received or postmarked no later than the 23rd of each month. Only entries by first time subscribers will be considered.

For monthly $100 give card prize:

Sponsor will randomly select two (2) Potential $100 monthly gift card prize winners from all eligible entries received, a potential winner and an alternate winner if the first potential winner cannot be reached. Potential Winners will be notified by e-mail, phone and/or Mail with an affidavit of eligibility and a liability and (where imposing such condition is legal) a publicity release, and a non-disclosure agreement, which Potential Winners must return to the Sponsor within five (5) business days of notification. To receive a list of winners, send a stamped self-addressed envelope to: Golfsmith International, Inc., Attn: Mobile Alert Sweepstakes Winner's List, 11000 North IH-35, Austin, Texas 78753 within thirty (30) days of the expiration of the Sweepstakes Period, December 25, 2016. Customers who have previously subscribed to mobile alerts are not eligible for this contest.

Official Rules – Golfsmith “M” Month Sweepstakes

TO ENTER (NO PURCHASE REQUIRED – A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING – THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW): To enter, visit any Golfsmith retail store and enter your email address, first name, and last name. By providing your email address and zip code, you are requesting to opt-in to the Golfsmith email marketing program.

TERMS: Entry period for the Golfsmith “M” Month Sweepstakes:

Registration period for the SWEEPSTAKES begins at 7:00 am CST 05/01/2016 and ends at 11:59 PM CST 05/30/2016. Maximum one (1) entry per person.

The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Golfsmith International, Inc., 11000 North I-H 35, Austin, Texas 78753 (the "Sponsor").

ELIGIBILITY: In order to enter and be eligible to win the Golfsmith “M” Month Sweepstakes, you must be a legal resident of any of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States (including District of Columbia) and be the age of majority in your State of residence. The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of Texas for resolution of any claims and/or disputes. Employees of the Sponsor; employees of any promotional companies and/or advertising agencies participating in the Sweepstakes and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates; any persons involved in the creation, development, or implementation of this Sweepstakes; and any other persons or entities directly associated with this Sweepstakes and any members of their immediate families or households are ineligible to participate.

TO ENTER BY MAIL (NO PURCHASE REQUIRED): Send a letter using proper postage as required to: Golfsmith International, Inc., 11000 North IH-35, Austin, Texas 78753, Attention: Golfsmith “M” Month Sweepstakes, containing a 3 x 5 index card with the words: "I hereby enter the Golfsmith “M” Month Sweepstakes " and your name, address, email address and phone number legibly written on the 3 x 5 index card. Mailed in entries must be received or postmarked no later than the end of the Sweepstakes Period, May 30, 2016. Any entries received after the close of business on June 3, 2016 will be invalid.

WINNER SELECTION: Sponsor will randomly select one (1) potential winner from all eligible entries received, on or around June 15, 2016. Entrants need not be present to win. The potential winner will be notified via email on or before June 16, 2016 using the contact information provided on the potential winner's entry form. The odds of winning will be determined by the actual number of eligible entries received. All decisions by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, are final. The potential winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release, and Publicity Release within three (3) calendar days of the initial notification attempt. If Sponsor is unable to reach the potential winner or the potential winner does not return the completed and signed forms within the three (3) calendar day period, the potential winner will be disqualified and will forfeit any and all claim to the prize. Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award the prize to an alternate winner or a winner selected at random from the remaining eligible entries received. Multiple entries by the same individual under the same or a fictitious name will automatically disqualify that individual from receiving any prize.

The name and city or town of residence of the winner will be available after June 20, 2016. To obtain this information, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Golfsmith “M” Month Sweepstakes, 11000 North IH-35, Austin, Texas 78753.

CAUTION: Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes may constitute a violation of criminal and civil laws. Sponsors reserve the right to seek damages from and/or to prosecute any person who makes any such attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law. Any such tampering or attempted tampering, in Sponsor’s sole determination, will result in immediate disqualification from the Sweepstakes.

PRIZES – ESTIMATED VALUE $ $7500: The selected winner will receive a prize package which includes a hotel for four (4) guests including two (2) nights for two (2) single or double occupancy room, airfare for four (4) from winner’s origin within the contiguous States to the golf course of their choice and pre-selected Adidas Golfs apparel for all 4 (four) guests. The winner will be able to choose a golf course to play from the following choices: Medinah Golf Course, Monterey Peninsula Golf Course, Merion Golf Course, and Muirfield Village Golf Course. No part of the prize package is transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash or any other consideration, and no substitutions will be allowed except by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prizes of equal or greater value or nature if the advertised prize is not available. The Winner is solely responsible for the payment of any and all applicable Federal, State, city, or local taxes, gratuities, additional costs and/or fees.


By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, in its sole discretion, which are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Each entrant acknowledges that Sponsor’s Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated by reference and applies to the submission of entries pursuant to these Official Rules. See the internet address for our privacy policy at the end of these rules. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby agrees to Sponsor’s collection and usage of the entrant’s personal information and acknowledges that entrant has read and accepted the above-referenced Privacy Policies.

Sponsor is in no way liable for any damage, loss, or injury resulting from computer malfunctions, misdirected or incomplete entries, or acceptance and use of the prize. Winner and their selected guest(s) assume any and all liability for injuries caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in the Sweepstakes or the use or misuse of the prize. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should any virus, bugs, or other event beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may elect, in the sole exercise of its discretion, to award the prize from all eligible entries received prior to cancellation or suspension of this Sweepstakes.

By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant voluntarily and irrevocably releases, holds harmless and agrees not to institute any claim or action of any kind against Sponsor, or any other persons or entities involved in the creation, development, or implementation of this Sweepstakes, and/or any of such person’s respective affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, from any loss, damage, or expense arising out of or relating to any and all injuries, loss or damage of any kind (including without limitation, personal injury, death and/or property loss) arising from or in connection with, either directly or indirectly, (1) the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of the prize awarded herein; and/or (2) participation in the Sweepstakes or any prize related activities. Each entrant waives any and all claims that allege that any aspect of the Official Rules or the Sweepstakes are ambiguous, inequitable, or in error.

Under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and entrant further waives any and all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

By accepting the prize, the winner and their selected guests grant Sponsor permission to use his or her name and likeness for advertising, social media platforms and for promotional purposes without any additional compensation (except where prohibited by law). Sponsor reserves the right to use the winner's, and their selected guest(s), names and likenesses in future promotional materials. Entrant's registration serves as authorization for such use.

All rights reserved. Official Rules may be copied for personal use only and not for any commercial purpose whatsoever.

USE OF INFORMATION: All entries become the property of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to use any and all information related to the sweepstakes, including submissions provided by the contestants, for editorial, marketing and any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.

CONDUCT: All sweepstakes entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person it finds to be tampering with the entry process, the operation of its web site or is otherwise in violation of these rules.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected email or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. If for any reason, the sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, Sponsor may cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the sweepstakes. Entrants further agree to release Sponsor from any liability resulting from, or related to participation in the sweepstakes.

Sweepstakes entry serves as authorization to receive future Golfsmith marketing communication.


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