- What is the Initial Investment
- What are the location reqiurements?
- What are the on going Fees?
- What is the return on Investment?
- What business experience is needed?
- Do I have to run the center?
- Does FitGolf make money on equipment sold?
- How much training do I receive?
- Who trains our staff and trainers?
- Can I open multiple centers?
- Why don’t we give golf lessons?
- What are the typical hours of a center
- Are centers in cold climates successful?
- I am ready to get started. What is next?
FitGolf franchises are available for the following costs:
Single Territory Franchisees: The owner has the right to develop two centers within the territory. The franchise fee is $30,000.
|Estimated Initial Investment||Low||High|
|Center Equipment & Furniture||$15,000||$25,000|
|Millwork, Fixtures, Signage & Graphics||$500||$4,000|
|Start-up Supplies and Inventory||$3,275||$7,000|
|Other Prepaid Expense||$2,500||$4,000|
|Legal and Accounting Costs||$500||$1,000|
|Insurance, Permits, and License||$1,000||$3,000|
|Miscellaneous Opening Costs||$2,000||$6,000|
|Additional Funds – 3 months||$20,000||$25,000|
|First Month Rent & Deposit||$1,000||$4,375|
FitGolf Performance Centers franchises are generally 1,000 to 1,500 square feet; however, smaller or larger stores are an option. The optimal area is densely populated, has significant traffic count, is highly visible, and is located near numerous traffic generators in the complex. The location is typically situated in an area with a strong golf presence.TOP
Yes. There is a national advertising and marketing fee and royalty fee totaling 9% of gross income. There are also annual fees for website hosting and email for you and your staff, as well as fees for on-line schedulers and marketing programs. These fees are relatively small.TOP
Since the actual results of individual franchises are based on factors that are not within the control of FitGolf Performance Centers, we do not provide estimates of profits or revenues. However, after consulting with a Representative and reviewing the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), you will have the opportunity to contact our existing franchisees regarding their experiences. We also provide you with spreadsheet templates and proforma templates that you complete based on your knowledge of costs in your area.TOP
While small business experience is helpful, it is not required. You will receive step-by-step training at the National Office and Training Center on the important aspects of operating your business, including operational, marketing, and clinical training. During training, you will learn how to use the FitGolf Performance Center System and Manuals.TOP
You are not required to run your center; however, the most successful centers are those operated by the owner(s).TOP
Yes, great care is taken in finding vendors that provide high quality products at reduced prices through volume purchasing. The organization does receive a small commission on the sale of preferred products.TOP
One week of clinical training, three days of technology training, three to five days of marketing training, and one to two days of sales training. Training is provided for your entire staff at no additional cost during the first year of operation. After that there are training costs. Additionally, there is support for your on-going efforts to establish and grow your business as a regular part of our obligations under the franchise contract.TOP
All trainers are trained by the National Office Training Staff. The training costs are paid by the Center owner after the first year of operation. All travel related costs are the responsibility of the center owner.TOP
Yes, as long as each center is in full compliance with the franchise contract.TOP
Our job is to make sure that a golfer has the necessary physical ability to make a golf swing. We teach the body how to work, the golf professional teaches the client how to golf. FitGolf Performance Center trainers work closely with the client’s golf professional for the best results.TOP
They vary in each center depending on the demands of the client base.TOP
Yes. There are two types of clients in the cold climates: golfers who will work with FitGolf Performance Centers during the season to see the changes as they play, and clients who do not want to take time away from golf during the season, and do the program off season. The number of each type of client seems roughly equal.TOP