Golf Galaxy / Golfsmith Application & Careers

Update: The company is now part of Golf Galaxy.

GolfsmithGolfsmith is the largest speciality retailer for golfing equipment and accessories in the world. They sell all types of golf related merchandise – golf clubs, shoes, apparel, technology/GPS, balls, carts and other accessories.

Golfsmith is currently based in Austin, Texas which is where it was also founded in 1967 by Carl and Barbara Paul. They originally focused on providing custom parts of golf clubs and later expanded into speciality golf retail.

They have over 150 stores across the United States and Canada – where they operate under the name Golftown. They also have a large online retailing business delivering across the world to almost any country.

Benefits offered to employees at Golfsmith include paid holidays and time off, full dental, life and medical insurance as well as education assistance and 401(k) plans. They also provide employees with special discounts on their wares as well as business casual dress.

How old do you have to be to work at Golfsmith?

Golfsmith does not have a specific minimum age, though the law requires everyone working in retail to be 14 years and above. In practice for most entry level jobs, they are looking for people of 16 years of age or older. Due to the retailer’s focus, Golfsmith is an especially good place to work for people who enjoy golf as they will also be able to take advantage of the benefits – such as discounts – offered.

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