Retail sell thru data for September 2021 is now out, showing another strong month for equipment. Even in the face of raw material, component, and supply chain constraints, equipment sales for September were up when compared to 2020 or 2019. Consumer demand for most categories remains elevated and golf sales remain brisk thru the end of Q3.
*September 2021 total equipment sales were up 4% vs. 2020 and 40% higher than 2019
*Retail sales have increased vs. prior year in 15 of the past 16 months, and overall equipment sales are up YTD 41% vs. 2020 and 46% vs. 2019
*The ball and bag categories were the big winners for September, both up double digits