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Callaway Golf Reviews

Updated November 15, 2017
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  • Market share is not improving much (in 4 reviews)

  • Senior management focus is entirely on reducing costs (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Callaway Golf full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Vibrant brand in positive growth mode. Well-led and supportive of change.

    Cons

    Still some old habits that won't die.

    Advice to Management

    Stay focused.


  2. "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun environment and great people to work with.

    Cons

    Somewhat of an old boys club. If you’re not part of the “crew” you will struggle to get ahead.

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Callaway Golf full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment and fun work atmosphere

    Cons

    Compensation could be a little better


  4. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Callaway Golf full-time

    Pros

    Fun work environment
    Great staff

    Cons

    Long Work hours
    Lack of extra management help


  5. "National Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Callaway Golf full-time

    Pros

    If you are willing to work hard, the job was amazing. Many opportunities to experience golf at the highest level.

    Cons

    It's a publicly held company, which means you are only as good as your most recent quarter.


  6. "Marketing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Callaway Golf full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great CEO, solid brand. Genuine love of golf from many employees

    Cons

    shrinking industry. Management doesn't always listen to its employees and there is extremely limited training for employees

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and train them. They are your greatest strength and should be treated as such.


  7. "Great opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Demo Event Specialist
    Former Employee - Demo Event Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Callaway Golf part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun opportunity to explore different golf clubs and work with latest equipment. Easy to sell high quality products

    Cons

    Work is mostly on weekends and seasonal

  8. "great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Carlsbad, CA
    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Carlsbad, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Callaway Golf full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice working environment, great employee discounts,

    Cons

    Some people too set in their ways....This can happen anywhere

    Advice to Management

    had no issues with management, all were very supportive


  9. "Production"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA

    I worked at Callaway Golf full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    In the day, was a great employee-centric company. Placed high value and appreciation on employees that made the company great

    Cons

    Moved production to Mexico and cost a lot of jobs in Carlsbad. All in the name of shareholder profit

    Advice to Management

    Bring jobs back to Carlsbad and rebuild the company into the great employer it once was


  10. "Used To Be A Great American Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Callaway Golf full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Amount of vacation time is above industry standards. Great employees.

    Cons

    Senior management focus is entirely on reducing costs. Always looking at ways to reduce spend by moving production to Mexico and moving operating and support staff from the US to offshore. No career path for employees. TaylorMade was never seen as a great place to work and they have been struggling for years now. Callaway has brought in a lot of TaylorMade employees and it has been detrimental to the overall company culture.

    Advice to Management

    To get great results, treat your employees with respect and show that you value them. This will go a long way and will encourage employees to work harder.


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