Sportswear and golf apparel designer Ashworth Inc has signed a deal with Fletcher Leisure Group Inc to distribute its Callaway Golf apparel products throughout Canada.

Fletcher Leisure Group already manages Ashworth's Canadian subsidiary and sells and distributes Ashworth's sportswear lines, including Ashworth Collection and Ashworth Authentics, in Canada.

Randall L Herrel Sr, chairman and chief executive officer, said the arrangement will improve Ashworth's ability "to provide high quality customer service, control distribution and increase sales of Callaway Golf apparel in Canada.

"Some of the targeted improvements to the Canadian consumer will include: competitive pricing and a larger selection of Callaway Golf apparel products including men's, women's, outerwear and sportswear lines."