Where the golf world works: 13 golf companies in Carlsbad, California

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So who does the work here anyway? We have compiled a brief list of some of the most notable golf companies operating in and around Carlsbad – including some that you might not have known were here.




Founded: 1972

Companies: Manufacturer of golf shafts

Aldila, a company known for its popular line of rogue, NV, and RIP shafts, has been a leading manufacturer of composite shafts since 1972. The company also owns Mitsubishi Rayon Shafts and is developing a significant portion of composite development at its sister site in Poway – about 30 miles inland from the Karlovy Vary offices.



2180 Rutherford Road, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Founded: 1982

Companies: Golf equipment manufacturer

Callaway has been in the area since the early 1980s and in the decades since then has accidentally got other manufacturers to make a claim in Carlsbad as well. And remember – Callaway is not just Callaway anymore. Its brands include Odyssey, OGIO, TravisMathew and, more recently, TopGolf. The Ely Callaway Performance Center is not far from the office – about 10 miles north in Oceanside.



1818 Aston Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Founded: 1973

Companies: Golf equipment manufacturer

Cobra is owned by Germany-based Puma, a global sportswear and shoe manufacturer with offices in different regions around the US headquarters. Cobra Puma Golf is located in Carlsbad – within earshot of some of the other major equipment brands.

Fujikura composite materials


1819 Aston Avenue, Suite 101 Carlsbad, CA 92008

Founded: 1995

Companies: Manufacturer of golf shafts

As a manufacturer of popular bearing and aftermarket shafts such as speeders and motors, Fujikura calls the area around Carlsbad home. Make a note of the address and how similar it is to Cobra Puma. It’s just around the corner.

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1905 Aston Avenue # 100, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Founded: 1986

Companies: Golf simulators and launch monitors

Do you see a trend on Aston Avenue.? Full Swing is also located near Cobra Puma and Fujikura, but does not make golf clubs or components. Full Swing sells high-end golf simulators / launch monitors for golfers who want high-performance golf simulation and launch monitor functionality – indoors or outdoors.



6023 Innovation Way St 100, Carlsbad, CA 92009

Founded: 1959

Companies: Golf equipment manufacturer

Honma is based in Japan and until recently had its US headquarters on I-5 closer to Los Angeles. It’s been since they moved their operations to golf-friendly Carlsbad and opened what is known as Honma House – a retail store with the latest and greatest new Honma gear, a museum and a fitting studio.

Iliaka Golf


5933 Sea Lion Pl # 107, Carlsbad, CA 92010

Founded: 2005

Companies: Manufacturer of clothing and accessories

As a manufacturer of beautiful golf clothing and popular club covers made of soft, genuine leather, Iliac is rightly based in Carlsbad due to its founder’s deep roots in Southern California. The company makes cool, comfortable clothing and headgear with timeless aesthetics.

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528 S Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054

Founded: 2005

Companies: Manufacturer of clothing and accessories

Founded by John Ashworth, Linksoul’s laid-back surfer-meets-golfer style continues to thrive, not just in where it’s based in SoCal, but around the world. In neighboring Carlsbad, also known as Oceanside, is the Linksoul Lab – the company’s corporate headquarters and retail store.

Linksoul founder John Ashworth has built a brand that matches his California roots.

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5545 Fermi Ct, Karlsbad, CA 92008

Founded: 1979

Companies: Golf equipment manufacturer

TaylorMade is a staple in the Carlsbad community and has gone through a few different ownership positions recently, but it still has a strong presence in the area. In addition to the company’s headquarters, The Kingdom is also located here – one of the coolest places in the world to get a custom set of clubs for your game.

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2819 Loker Ave E, Carlsbad, CA 92010

Founded: 1932

Companies: Golf equipment manufacturer

Titleist is not based in California (US headquarters are in Mass.), But the company has had a presence in Carlsbad for decades. The Titleist Performance Institute is also a few minutes north in Oceanside. It’s a premier equipment, fitness, and practice facility not just in Southern California, but worldwide.

Scotty Cameron


1707 La Costa Meadows Dr, San Marcos, CA 92078

Founded: 1991

Business: putter and accessories manufacturer

Scotty Cameron’s personal puttering studio is located in nearby San Marcos. In it, Cameron and his team work hard to develop the latest new lines of SC putters, head covers and accessories. If you want a mega dose of Scotty Cameron stuff to shop for, the Scotty Cameron Gallery isn’t far away – it’s 15 minutes away in Encinitas.

Tiger Woods’ flatstick, known as the “Elder Wand”, is Scotty Cameron’s most famous creation.

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2445 Impala Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92010

Founded: 2002

Companies: Manufacturer of sports training equipment

We know it’s not a golf company, but SKLZ makes enough golf training aids and fitness products to be on the list of golf-oriented companies based in Karlovy Vary. In addition to golf, the company makes training aids for baseball, soccer, football, basketball and more.

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3197 Lionshead Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92010

Founded: 2013

Companies: Manufacturer of golf bags

As a manufacturer of luxury carrier and stand bags, Vessel quickly became known for its attention to detail and outstanding craftsmanship. The bags are assembled at Vessel’s headquarters in Karlsbad.

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