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Ben Hogan Golf files for bankruptcy

It has been reported that American equipment company Ben Hogan Golf has filed for bankruptcy just weeks after it made the majority of its workforce redundant.

The company, based in nine-time major champion Hogan’s hometown of Fort Worth, Texas, filed with the US Bankruptcy Court listing assets and liabilities of between $1m and $10m, according to the Dallas News.

Less than ten employees are remaining at the Ben Hogan Golf HQ after 30 workers were laid off on January 3, with a statement calling the move ‘re-tooling and right-sizing in an effort to become more nimble and profitable’ and indicating that some of the workers would be re-hired in the future, something which now looks extremely unlikely.