The Acushnet Company is a golf equipment manufacturer.
Founded in Acushnet, Massachusetts by Philip E. "Skipper"
Young in 1910, the Acushnet Process Company focused
on deresinating latex and supplying rubber to industry,
and over time began to make their own rubber-based
products including water bottles and bathing caps.
Eventually, Acushnet Process became a manufacturer
of golf equipment, principally, golf balls.
In 1932 the company sectioned into two divisions:
Rubber and Golf, both of which became quite successful.
The Rubber division was sold in 1985.
In 1935, the Golf division produced the Titleist
golf ball, which has consistently been the company's
most successful product.
In 1976, the company was purchased by American Brands
(now known as Fortune Brands).
As of the present, the company is headquartered
in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, about five kilometres
south of its original location.
Company Slogan: The #1 Ball in Golf.
 First played in the U.S. Open in 1949, Titleist
golf balls are still the top-selling ball in the
Titleist is a high end golf equipment manufacturer
that was created in 1930's and is the most popular
out of all the Acushnet Company subsidiaries. Titleist
owes this popularity due to the sales of their golf
balls. Titleist produces six different types of
golf balls: Pro V1, Pro V1x, NXT Tour, NXT Extreme,
DT Carry and DT Roll
. The Pro V1 series is the most popular ball
that Titleist produces.
A new feature that has been added is the A.I.M.
or the Alignment Integrated Marking. Titleist claims
that this marking allows players to align their
putts accurately and easily.
The majority of golf professionals use Titleist
equipment. Some of these players include Adam Scott,
Luke Donald and Boo Weekley.
Company Slogan: The #1 Shoe and Glove in
 Footjoy is a golf apparel company that is
based in Massachusetts and was founded in 1857.
Footjoy was acquired by the Acushnet Company in
1985 from General Mills.
Currently, Footjoy is the number one seller of golf
shoes and gloves in the United States.
 A popular shoe series is the Dryjoys which
Footjoy claims are extremely waterproof, comfortable
and provide the stability a golfer requires to make
a good swing. The most recent product is the Reel
Feet, a golf shoe that Footjoy claims: "can
provide extreme support using an innovative lacing
design instead of using traditional laces".
Scotty Cameron is a golf club designer who specializes
in high end putters. Cameron currently resides and
has based his company, Scotty Cameron, in California.
Cameron made his first putters using his mother-in-law's
garage as his factory.
 After working with several golf companies,
Scotty would accept a deal with Titleist. Later,
Scotty created his "Scotty Custom Shop"
where buyers could customize their putter by ordering
a custom paint fill, engraving, shaft band and grip
along with other options. Players can also bring
in their older Scotty Cameron Putter and have them
repaired. Scotty names his putters after an area
in California such as the Newport Beach and Laguna
series. Today, there are many golf professionals
that use a Scotty Cameron including Tiger Woods.
Cobra golf is located in Carlsbad, California and
was purchased by the Acushnet Company for $700 million
dollars in 1996.
 Cobra golf is best known for their drivers
which the claim have been "scientifically engineered
for insanely long straight drives". Cobra golf
sponsors players who are known for their distance
off the tee. Some of these players include Geoff
Ogilvy, Camillo Villegas, Ian Poulter and J.B. Holmes.
Company Slogan: Distance Doesn't Have To
 Pinnacle is a golf equipment company located
in Massachusetts that produces golf balls. These
balls are marketed on their low price and the company's
claim that it gives the player more distance. These
golf balls include: Platinum Feel, Platinum Distance,
Gold FX Soft, Gold FX Long and the Ribbon.
 Adding to their reputation as a distance
driven ball Pinnacle sponsors a long drive team.