GDO Group

The GDO Group provides comprehensive services dedicated to golf in the global markets. Golf Digest Online is our parent company focusing on the Japanese market; GDO Sports, its US subsidiary, focuses on the US market and bridging the US and Japanese markets; and GOLFTEC Enterprises runs the global chain of GOLFTEC centers in 6 countries around the world with over 200 locations.

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Golf Digest Online Inc. (GDO)

Established in 2000, GDO is listed on the 1st section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange since 2015.
GDO operates one of the largest golf portal sites in Japan, providing one-stop online solutions to golfers in the Japanese market such as a wide range of golf contents and services, including tee time booking service with over 2,000 golf courses in Japan. Our e-commerce platform is one of the largest in Japan in terms of sales and SKUs.

There are about 20 brick-and-mortar stores in Japan and about 200 retail sales outlets overseas through our worldwide network with GOLFTEC Centers. GDO is a majority shareholder of GOLFTEC, the world’s largest golf instruction and club fitting company.

Also, in partnership with the TOPGOLF group, GDO manages TOPTRACER business in Japan.

GDO offers many other solutions in the golf industry with a focus on the Japanese market.

For more information, visit GDO Portal Site (Japanese only) or GDO corporate website. (English)

Head Office
Higashi-Gotanda Square 8F
2-10-2 Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku,
Tokyo, Japan

Nobuya Mike Ishizaka

Employees (consolidated)
1,119 (as of March 31th, 2021)

GOLFTEC Enterprises LLC

Since 1995, GOLFTEC’s mission has remained the same—to help people play better golf; creating a place where golfers of all ages and ability levels can work with an expert in golf instruction to build a game improvement plan that’s customized to their specific needs and goals. And with the aid of technology that gives students and coaches instant and data-driven feedback, GOLFTEC helps its students find their potential in ways that accelerate the improvement journey and that are proven to work.
For more information, visit GTE corporate website

Head Office
67 Inverness Drive East, Suite A
Englewood, CO 80112

Joe Assell