Ashton Radvansky ’19 pitched Acushnet (GOLF) to the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) on December 4, 2018. Founded in 1910, Acushnet is the global leader in the design, development, manufacturing, and distribution of performance-driven golf products. Today, Acushnet is the steward of two of the most revered brands in golf — Titleist, one of golf’s leading performance equipment brands, and FootJoy, one of golf’s leading performance wear brands. Titleist has been the #1 ball in professional golf for 69 years and FootJoy has been the #1 shoe on the PGA Tour for 65 years. Acushnet’s three growth strategies include introducing new products and extending market share leadership in equipment categories; increasing pentration in golf gear and wear categories; and strategically pursuing global growth. The class voted to purchase 450 shares of GOLF at $23.33.