GOLF DIRECT Online Ltd ARE NOT ASSOCIATED WITH THE FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES AT DIRECT GOLF UK Ltd
We would like to make it clear to that the news that Direct Golf are in financial difficulties and have appointed administrators to the business is in no way connected to Golf Direct Online business, which is a totally separate organisation that has been a successful online golf retailer for over 17 years. Golf Direct have over 300,000 loyal customers and their website www.golf-direct.co.uk is very similar to the Direct Golf website www.direct-golf.co.uk. Golf Direct also own the Golf247 – www.golf247.co.uk – online golf business which they purchased in 2013.
In a news story that was reported in the Daily Telegraph (see link) on 2nd October Direct Golf owner John Andrew is in dispute with Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley. Having reported a 48.5pc slide in pre-tax profits, Direct Golf boss, John Andrew filed a notice of administration in a court in Leeds on Thursday afternoon. Then overnight it has been alleged that Sports Direct filed wind-up proceedings to overturn the Begbies Traynor’s appointment in favour of doing a pre-pack deal with its own firm of administrators.
Golf Direct www.golf-direct.co.uk would like to assure customers that they are a totally separate business and have no connections to Direct Golf or Sports Direct. Tony Dobson, a director of Golf Direct, said “we have been selling golf equipment online and in store for over 17 years. Our business has been successful and has grown over the years to become one of the main online golf retailers in the UK. Golf Direct is owned and run by PGA Professionals and prides itself on customer service and first class pricing.
For more information and great golf equipment deals visit www.golf-direct.co.uk or call Freephone 0808 123 7272 or UK Landline 0333 800 7272.