Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.01 per share on its Common Stock. The dividend is payable on March 15, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 18, 2011.
The Company also declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.875 per share on its 7.50% Series B Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock. The dividend is payable on March 15, 2011 to shareholders of record as of February 18, 2011.
The Company’s shares rose in later trading.
Callaway Golf has also welcomed Trevor Immelman, 2008 Masters Champion, to play Callaway Equipment and wear Callaway Apparel when he makes his 2011 PGA TOUR debut this week at the Farmers Insurance Open in La Jolla, California.
“I am really excited to start my year in partnership with Callaway Golf,” Immelman said. “After spending some quality time with the team in Carlsbad, it became clear to me that I wanted to be part of the Callaway family. I was blown away by their commitment to producing the most cutting edge, highest quality equipment in the game of golf. I look forward to using this equipment to the best of my ability in years to come.”
“Trevor matches up perfectly with Callaway’s core values,” said Nick Raffaele, Vice President of Sports Marketing, Callaway Golf. “His desire to play the best equipment and sharp focus on winning made Trevor an ideal fit for Callaway. We are fortunate to have Trevor and looking forward to helping him achieve his goals.”
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