The U.S. Open hasn’t finished for Rowe Pottery Works.
Nearly dual weeks after a golf tournament’s end during Erin Hills nearby Hartford, a Cambridge-based pottery association is still holding orders for U.S. Open equipment and is removing inquires from other businesses about their products.
“It broadens a horizon,” pronounced Bev Semmann, who began operative during Rowe in 2007 and purchased a association in 2013. “I’m anticipating it leads to other golf opportunities. We’d like it to continue.”
Semmann and many of her staff spent 10 days during a golf march offered equipment in a 39,000-square-foot sell tent. Rowe was comparison as one of dual Wisconsin artisans to sell tradition U.S. Open products during a event. And many of them sole quickly. In fact, 3 of a 9 products sole out before a contest teed off on Jun 15. By a time it finished on Jun 18, 6 of a 9 equipment were sole out.
The large sellers enclosed $25 coffee mugs, $70 booze chillers, $50 crocks and drink steins that ranged in cost from $30 to $35. About a usually object that didn’t sell good was a musical drink bottle.
“People really went for a organic pottery,” Semmann said.
U.S. Open officials began researching Wisconsin artisans in 2016 and, after saying Rowe products online, came to Cambridge in Oct to debate a comforts and watch prolongation to make certain Rowe could accommodate direct and peculiarity requirements. Semmann was told in Nov that her association was comparison and in Jan sum on a types, tone and volume of products indispensable were concluded upon.
Semmann is now offered U.S. Open equipment in her store in downtown Cambridge and on her association website. She skeleton to keep U.S. Open equipment in batch until direct for them flags. She’s also articulate with other nation clubs, is promulgation out feelers to other U.S. Open horde sites and is removing inquiries from other companies who saw her products during a golf eventuality in Erin.
“We’ve gotten some good leads off it, that is what we had hoped for,” Semmann said. “It gave us exposure.”