DICK’S Sporting Items and Golf Galaxy Turn into the First-Ever Retail Companions of the Golf Digest ‘Sizzling Checklist’


Golfers who shop at DICK’S and Golf Galaxy can see, try out and customize the gold and silver medal products on the Hot List from the Trusted Advisors and PGA / LPGA professionals from DICK’S and Golf Galaxy. Customers can also pick up this year’s edition of the Hot List, which is available in stores January 25, 2022, published annually by Golf Digest, the most widely read golf publication and most visited golf website in the world.

In addition, DICK’S and Golf Galaxy ScoreCard members receive various benefits, including subscriptions to the Golf Digest Digital Edition, Golf Digest Schools or the Golf Digest print edition. Golf Galaxy and DICK’s Stores will also sell Golf Digest magazine in the stores.

“The Hot List is the season’s premier golf guide and we’re proud to be the premier retail destination for it,” said Eric Smith, Vice President Golf at DICK’S Sporting Goods. “This partnership between DICK’S, Golf Galaxy and Golf Digest is about bringing together the resources of industry leaders to help golfers of all levels find the best gear, get a custom fit, and improve their game.”

“We partnered with America’s largest and most respected sports retailer to bring golfers closer,” said Chris Reynolds, Senior Vice President & General Manager at Golf Digest. “The Hot List is the tool golfers trust to find the right gear for them, and DICK’S and Golf Galaxy are the go-to for gear, accessories and advice. Bringing the two together will help us, the golf consumers of Today’s Getting to Know and Understanding Golf Equipment Our goal is always to help golfers play better and enjoy the game more. “

About DICK’S sporting goods
DICK’S Sporting Goods was founded in 1948 and is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer with an extensive range of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, clothing, shoes and accessories. As of October 30, 2021, the company was operating 734 DICK sporting goods locations throughout the country The United States, who supports and inspires athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a combination of dedicated teammates, in-store services and unique shop-in-shops for team sports, sportswear, golf, outdoor, fitness and shoes.

Headquarters in Pittsburgh, DICK’S also owns and operates the specialty stores Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream and Public Lands as well as GameChanger, a mobile youth sports app for scheduling, communication, live scorekeeping and video streaming. DICK’S offers its products via a dynamic e-commerce platform that is integrated into its branch network and offers athletes the convenience and expertise of a 24-hour shop. Further information can be found on the Investor Relations page at dicks.com.

About Golf Digest
Golf Digest is the most widely read and most visited golf publication in the world, print and online, and the authority on how to play, what to play and where to play. The goal of Golf Digest is to increase the fun of all facets of the game – making its readers better players, smarter consumers, and more discerning travelers, while delivering informative and provocative stories that fuel the endless conversation about golf.
Visit www.golfdigest.com.

Via hot list
Golf Digest’s Hot List is the most widely read annual golf equipment review, print and online, directing them to the new clubs that can improve their game. The upcoming edition will be the 19th annual Hot List and starts on March 25th January 2022.

Last year’s leaderboards were published in a first very special edition of the Hot List – with equipment tests and reviews from all sides – and through a personalized online experience that allows golfers to find and help out the clubs that best suit their game to achieve lower scores.

The Golf Digest Hot List 2021 considered 270 entries within a strict performance criterion; Innovation; Look, sound and feel; and demand, drawing on insights from scientists, retailers and stakeholders. The unbiased and uncensored reviews from Golf Digest’s three Hot List judges gave the 137 clubs that made the cut in 2021 a gold or silver standard.

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