Callaway Golf Company has announced it has acquired Toulon Design.
Based in Vista, Calif., Toulon Design is a premium milled putter company specializing in performance-driven design and customization.
Former TaylorMade executive Sean Toulon, the company’s co-founder, brings more than 30 years of experience in the golf industry and will join Callaway Golf as senior vice president of Callaway Golf and general manager of the Odyssey brand.
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
“Sean is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable leaders in the golf equipment industry and we are excited to have him come aboard to help us continue to lead the putter category with great designs and the highest performing innovations,” said Callaway president and CEO Chip Brewer.
“With today’s announcement we fortify our position as the number one equipment company in golf and add valuable experience to our leadership team,” he added.
Toulon adds that the joining of forces strengthens the engagement the company has with golfers.
“We are so excited to be joining forces with Callaway and Odyssey,” said Toulon.
“We have been inspired by the innovation of these two great brands over a long period of time, but what might be even more impressive is the engagement these great brands have with golfers,” he added.
“We have always believed that a deep connection to the game and to those that love it is the key to creating world-class products and experiences that golfers love,” said Toulon.
“We feel like we have found the perfect home and look forward to creating incredible products for passionate golfers for many years to come,” he said.