Golf Town Inc., the Canadian retailer, will establish a group of golf superstores in Massachusetts this year to mark its first expansion in the U.S, according to a report in the Boston Globe.

The company plans for five stores opening in March and one more in the fall. The region's flagship US store will open in Watertown's Arsenal Mall on
March 24, with stores opening simultaneously in Avon, Bellingham,
Reading, and Seekonk. The sixth store, to open in the fall, will
be located in Northborough. Each store will be about 20,000 square feet
or larger.

Golf Town, based in based in Markham, Ontario, has 55 stores in Canada. Stephen Bebis, chief executive of Golf Town, was formerly president and CEO of Jumbo Sports.