March 23, 2017

SKLZ Assigns the Duran Group’s Tight Brands Division for USA Golf Market Sales and Distribution

Carlsbad, CA. SKLZ / Pro Performance Sports has aligned with The Duran Group’s distributor division, called Tight Brands, for sales and distribution of SKLZ products in the USA golf market. Effective March 1, 2017 USA based golf pro shops and golf specialty retailers have started working directly with The Duran Group/Tight Brand’s nationwide Sales Team, and product will be shipped from the Tight Brand’s warehouse and distribution center in La Mirada, CA. In addition to the USA distributor agreement, The Duran Group will assist SKLZ with category and product development for the golf market.

“We are pleased to announce our alliance with The Duran Group”, stated SKLZ Strategic Manager Michael Lysaught. “The Duran Group’s established Sales Team and proven track-record of success in the Golf Industry, made this an easy decision when we considered all options.”

“SKLZ is the #1 Game Improvement brand in Golf, and we are excited about the journey ahead”, stated Tony Duran the President/Founder of The Duran Group. “SKLZ produces the best of breed in each golf training category, and this aligns perfectly with the core foundation of our new distributor division.”

The Duran Group’s nationwide Game Improvement Category Sales Team will service USA based golf pro shops and golf specialty retailers with the company’s Dual Sales Team of Inside and Outside Sales Representatives, in addition to working with leading Golf Specialty Chains such as Worldwide Golf and PGA Tour Superstore.

Golf pro shops and specialty stores can contact The Duran Group for orders at (800) 746-8144 or by email at .

About SKLZ / Pro Performance Sports
SKLZ is committed to elevating the athlete in each of us by guiding and serving athletes on their journey to be their personal best. SKLZ develops innovative athletic performance and skill development training products, technologies and knowledge for serious athletes of all ages, skill levels and sports. Based in San Diego, California, SKLZ delivers durable, high-performance training products that can be found around the world.

About The Duran Group
Headquartered in Orange County, CA, The Duran Group is the largest sales and marketing firm in golf. With established working relationships with over 6500 golf pro shop locations in the USA golf market, The Duran Group has been an integral part of the growth of over 50 golf and sports companies over the past 25 years, including the development of several new categories in golf such as plastic spikes, hybrid clubs, Golf GPS, robotics and single rider standing electric carts. The Duran Group also owns the National Golf Sales Association (NGSA) which is one of the five major associations in the Golf Industry. For more information:, 800.746.8144. Ext. 101

Amanda Culhane (714) 576-5865