• With more than 30 years of experience manufacturing state-of-the-art golf equipment, Cleveland Golf is dedicated to developing clubs that feel great and produce extraordinary results. Cleveland has long been recognized as an industry leader in product innovation with best-selling wedges and technologically advanced woods and irons. Every day, our team of intelligent, hard-working individuals generates ideas and perfects concepts with a simple goal – to bring as much passion and fun as possible to golfers of all abilities.

  • '79

    Calamity Jane Putter

    Roger Cleveland founds Cleveland Classics in Paramount, CA, starting with the Calamity Jane putter.

  • '80

    The first Cleveland wedge is launched, the Cleveland Classic.

    Cleveland Classics adopts the motto
  • '82

    Cleveland Classics adopts the motto:
    "Forty years behind the times, and proud of it."

  • '84

    Cleveland Classics is known for top-of-the-line replicas of persimmon woods.

    Cleveland Classic Wood
  • '85

    The TA 485 Wedge becomes a staple in many PGA Tour players' bags.

  • '86

    TC15 persimmon wood is introduced and becomes the most successful persimmon wood in golf.

  • '87


    FACT: TC15 persimmon wood, with its retro design, becomes popular with such tour players as Fred Couples, Seve Ballesteros, Hale Irwin and Curtis Strange

  • 1988

    The 588 Wedge is introduced. It will eventually become the highest-selling wedge of all time.


    Reg. 588 Logo

    FACT: Sandy Lyle uses Cleveland wedges and woods to win the Masters by one stroke over Mark Calcavecchia.


    588 Wegde
  • '89

    The first Launcher wood is introduced, beginning a franchise lasting over 20 years.

  • Byron Nelson Signature

    Cleveland Golf signs Byron Nelson. One of the game's most accomplished players, Nelson has 52 PGA Tour wins, including 11 in a row in 1945.

    '90

    Rossignal Logo

    Cleveland Golf is purchased by
    Rossignol Ski Company.

  • '92

    Cleveland Golf moves to Cypress, CA from Paramount, CA.


    VAS Logo

    FACT: Lee Trevino starts using custom grind Cleveland wedges on tour.

    Cleveland Golf introduces VAS Technology in golf clubs.


    VAS Technology
  • '93

    In the early '90s, Cleveland Golf custom grind wedges became popular on tour. The grinding process removed chrome from the clubhead, causing the non-chromed areas to rust, leaving a less-than-ideal look. Tour players begin requesting unfinished heads that once custom ground, maintain a more consistent looking finish with the entire head rusted.

  • '95

    US Open Trophy

    Corey Pavin wins the U.S. Open playing 792 VAS irons and woods.

    Cory Pavin's win at the U.S. Open
  • '96

    588 Raw Tour Grind

    The 588 becomes available to consumers
    in the Raw Tour Grind and is an instant success.

  • '97

    Greg Hopkins named President/CEO.
    Entire product line refocused to Tour Action.

    FACT: Tiger Woods wins the 1997 Masters with two 588 wedges specially requested straight out of the mold.

  • '98

    Introduction of Tour Action titanium woods featuring Action Ring Ultra-light graphite shafts.

    Vijah Singh
  • '99

    QuadPro®/TA5 Logo

    Quadpro woods and TA5 irons are introduced to great commercial success.

     Vijay Singh signs with Cleveland Golf.

  • '00

    The 900 is the first wedge to be offered in multiple bounces and first wedge to feature individually milled grooves.

    Cleveland introduces Form Forged TA1 and TA3 irons.

    WIN: Vijay Singh wins the Masters by three hots over Ernie Els.

  • '01

    588 Gun Metal Finish

    Gunmetal finish introduced.

    David Toms PGA Champion 2001

    WIN: David Toms makes a dramatic par on the 72nd hole to win the PGA Championship by one stroke over Phil Mickelson.

    Toms had nine top-10 finishes in 2001.

  • '02

    TA7

    Launcher Titanium 330cc driver and TA7 irons are launched.

  • 2003

    The Launcher 460cc driver is introduced, the first 460cc driver manufactured by a major company.


    Launcher 460 Logo

    Cleveland Golf purchases Never Compromise putters.

    WIN: Shaun Micheel wins the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club by two strokes over Chad Campbell.

  • '04

    CMM Logo

    CG10 wedge is introduced
    using CMM, a proprietary metal.

    Cleveland Golf moves to Huntington Beach, CA

    Launcher Comp driver introduced with memorable "Trajectile Dysfunction" ad campaign.

    Vijay Singh smashes records en route to nine wins and vaults to #1 in the world rankings.

    WIN: Vijay Singh wins the PGA Championship in a three-hole playoff against Justin Leonard and Chris DiMarco.

  • '05

    Quiksilver Logo

    Rossignol is purchased by Quiksilver. The purchase includes Cleveland Golf.

  • '06

    HiBore Driver HiBore Logo

    The HiBore is launched as the first geometrically shaped driver in golf history. The radical shape creates instant buzz and changes the way technology is used in golf club design.

  • '07

    CG Red and CG Gold irons

    CG Red and CG Gold irons, with Gelback Technology are introduced.

    Hibore Iron Set

    Cleveland Golf launches HiBore irons, the first full hollow construction iron set drastically improving distance and accuracy.

    CG14 Logo

    The CG14 wedge, with GelBack Technology is introduced.

    Zip Grooves Logo

    The CG12 wedge, with Zip Grooves is introduced.

  • '08

    Niblick Club

    Niblick short game
    club is introduced.

    WIN: Vijay Singh wins the FedEx Cup.

    Vijay Singh FedEx Cup 2008
  • '09

    The Launcher '09
    and HiBore XLS Monster
    drivers are introduced.

    FACT: 26 Majors won in 20 years. Over 300 PGA Tour wins.

  • 2010

    The Launcher Ultralite series is introduced.
    The XL270 is the lightest driver in golf.

    UltraLite Series Laser Milled Face

    The CG15 wedge is introduced
    with Laser Milled Face Technology.

    FACT: Jim Furyk uses two Cleveland wedges to win the FedEx Cup.

2011

The 588 Forged wedge is introduced, featuring the original, tour-proven 588 shape.


588 Forged Logo
Cleveland Mashie Logo

Mashie hybrid is introduced. Its old-school design features a RetroRaw finish and Gliderail Technology.

WIN: Rookie Keegan Bradley prevails over Jason Dufner in a
three-hole playoff to capture the PGA Championship.

Keegan Bradley 2011 PGA Championship