Club Champion expands no-interest offer
September 11, 2019

Club Champion Extends Existing Financing Program

Custom club fitter now offers 18 months special financing to customers

Willowbrook, IL -- Club Champion is making it easier than ever to lower your scores: the nation’s #1 custom club fitter now offers no interest on club purchases made at Club Champion using the Synchrony Sport card, if paid in full within 18 months. Minimum monthly payments are required under this new program, which took effect on September 1, 2019.

“We recognize that custom clubs, especially a full set, can be a financial undertaking,” said Nick Sherburne, founder of Club Champion. “We also know that our process helps people play better golf, and we’re excited to be able to offer that service to a wider array of golfers through this new program.”

Sherburne was careful to note that Club Champion sells golf clubs for the same price as the manufacturer; when aftermarket shafts or other upgrades are added for premium performance, that may mean a higher price tag. This new financing program will help customers pay for their upgraded game gradually.

Previously, Club Champion offered a six-month version of this financing program to help break down the cost of new clubs. Under the new iteration, customers will have the same no-interest offer for approved buyers. Interest will be charged from the purchase date if the promotional purchase is not paid in full within 18 months.

“Club Champion is an innovative golf fitting retailer who provides its customers with customized products using state-of-the-art technology to meet their needs,” said Neeraj Mehta, chief executive officer, Payment Solutions, Synchrony. “We look forward to continuing our relationship with Club Champion to help make better golf more accessible for their customers.”

There is no minimum purchase required to take advantage of the new program. Club Champion customers can apply ahead of time for pre-approval. The master fitters on-site at each Club Champion location can help facilitate an application as well.

"By working closely with Synchrony, we were able to develop a custom solution to ensure the best possible program for our customers,” said Brian Burke, EVP of Finance at Club Champion. “Synchrony has provided significant support and guidance to get the updated program rolled out, and we are excited to continue our partnership."

For more information on the new financing program, please visit clubchampiongolf.com/finance.

About Club Champion
Established in 2010, Club Champion is a national club fitting and building company headquartered in Chicago, IL. There are currently more than 60 Club Champion fitting studios in major markets across the country, with plans to continue expansion. The studios carry all the top golf club, shaft and grip manufacturers in the industry, which allows for 35,000+ equipment combinations for customer trial. Studios are equipped with advanced analysis technology, along with highly trained certified fitters and builders who must complete an extensive training program. Services include club fitting and building, repair services, personalization, and highly engaging corporate and personal entertainment events. For more information about Club Champion, visit www.clubchampiongolf.com.

About Synchrony
Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) is a premier consumer financial services company delivering customized financing programs across key industries including retail, health, auto, travel and home, along with award-winning consumer banking products. With more than $140 billion in sales financed and 80.3 million active accounts, Synchrony brings deep industry expertise, actionable data insights, innovative solutions and differentiated digital experiences to improve the success of every business we serve and the quality of each life we touch. More information can be found at www.synchronyfinancial.com and through Twitter: @Synchrony

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