FootJoy Creator Bill Tarlow Passes Away
Bill Tarlow, the creator of the golf company FootJoy, has passed away, FootJoy announced on Friday afternoon.
“It is with deep sadness that we share the recent passing of one of our own, Mr. Bill Tarlow. It’s difficult to express just how much Bill meant to FootJoy, and we send our deepest condolences to the Tarlow family,” writes FootJoy in a statement.
Tarlow was born in Brockton, Massachusetts and created FootJoy with his brother Dick.
“By focusing the brand primarily on golf, the Tarlow brothers were able to offer unparalleled levels of service to golfers and golf professionals alike. Just as important, they had a strong belief in creating a fair and generous workplace, and maintained especially warm relationships with their employees,” adds FootJoy.
Along with FootJoy, Tarlow was involved in organizations focused on the employment of the disabled, as well as, Two Ten Footwear Foundation.