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Pete Carlsons Golf & Tennis – Now Celebrating 40 Years in Business

Now celebrating 40 years in business, Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis, established in 1981, continues to serve desert residents and guests with the best selection of top major name brand merchandise.

Every year tens of thousands of golfers, tennis and pickleball players, and sports enthusiasts pass through Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis for a unique, one stop shopping experience.

Always up to date with the latest styles and models of equipment, footwear, and apparel, Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis stands alone as the largest, independent golf and tennis store in the Coachella Valley.

Owned and operated by Pete and Edna Carlson, the Carlsons and their longtime staff enjoy interacting with customers on a hands on daily basis. Located in the heart of Palm Desert, the 150 foot long storefront

is accessible on the front of Highway 111, and in the rear from Presidents Plaza parking lot. The store is like an emporium of products, spread over a dozen departments, with an amazing selection of your favorite manufacturers. Always known for stocking just about everything customers want, visiting Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis, customers feel at home browsing through the cozy and spacious surroundings.

The knowledgeable staff at Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis will make every effort to satisfy customer’s requests, no matter how large or small. In addition to the large inventory, Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis regularly fills customer’s special and custom order requests. Open year round, Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis stocks over 120 major name brands, over 2500 golf clubs, 250 tennis racquets, over 2500 pairs of golf and tennis shoes, 1000’s of golf balls, golf gloves, and tennis balls, 100’s of accessories, including golf, tennis, and pickle ball bags, range finders, training aids, pull carts, ball retrievers, travel covers, headcovers, towels, tees, headwear, socks, sun protection wear, lifestyle sandals, junior clubs, and a wide selection of golf and tennis grips. Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis offers a full range of golf and tennis repair that includes regripping, reshafting, loft and lie adjusting, and tennis restringing. In addition, Pete and Edna Carlson have hosted The Jazz For Jazz Lovers Series for 10 straight years, presenting world class jazz musicians performing inside their intimate jazz room. These non-profit concerts help benefit The American Jazz Institute, a 501(c) 3 non-profit corp.,and their local affiliated jazz radio station, KAJI 95.3 FM/ in Palm Desert. The Carlsons also host a seasonal monthly concert supporting the Heatwave Jazz and Showband, who is part of the music program of the Boys and Girls Club of Coachella Valley. During the BNP Paribus Open tennis tournament, Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis will have in-store tennis manufacturer rep. demo days, possible player in-store appearances, and throughout the year host in-store apparel fashion shows. In February, 2022, Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis 17th Annual Golf Expo will take place in Palm Desert.

The dates are Friday and Saturday, February 4 and 5, from 9am to 4pm. Enjoyed by 1000’s of attendees, this free public event features the latest 2022 golf clubs to be demo tested by the top golf club manufacturers. Representatives will be on-site, and purchases may be made with special pricing. Discounted apparel, footwear, and accessories will also be on hand.

Both days, 20 time PGA Tour winner, Al Geiberger, Mr 59, will conduct a short game clinic, and trick shot master, Joey “O” will give 2 performances each day. Also live jazz, food and refreshment concessions will be available.

Pete and Edna Carlson wish to thank all the customers, employees, vendors, reps., and friends who have contributed to making Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis a 40 year success. We look forward to seeing many of you this season, and want to personally thank each and every one of you for your support. We hope Pete Carlsons Golf and Tennis has helped you with your apparel wardrobes, foot comfort, and equipment performance to better enjoy the great games of golf, tennis, and recently pickleball.

Keep dressing, looking, and playing your best.

See you soon.


Pete and Edna Carlson

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