The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Seattle, Washington. It offers shirts, sport shirts, T-shirts and knits, golf shirts, short and long sleeved shirts, pants, sweaters and vests, shorts and swimwear, and outerwear for men. The company provides shirts, polos/tees/tops, blouses, pants and capris, sweaters and vests, and outerwear for women. It also offers belts and jewelry, as well as golf, office, and travel accessories. The company provides its products through its stores in the United States, as well as distributors and licensees in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mainland China, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, South Africa, and the United Arab Emirates.
The company sells its products primarily in the golf and corporate clothing markets in over twenty-five countries around the world, and has been recognized for its sponsorship of Swedish golfer Annika Sörenstam. It also sells into the collegiate clothing market and in 2005, commenced a consumer-direct catalogue and e-commerce site. In the mid-nineties, Cutter & Buck became a founding member of the SA 8000 Social Accountability Platform, which holds its members to a code of conduct in outsourced manufacturing and domestic operations.
In 2007, we were acquired by the Sweden-based New Wave Group AB, which creates, acquires and develops branded merchandise for the corporate profiling and consumer markets, mainly within the clothing, accessory and gift sectors. Other New Wave Group brands include Craft, Ahead, Orrefors, and Kosta Boda.
Today Cutter & Buck has partnerships or licenses with the NFL, NCAA, MLB, PGA of America, USGA, PGA TOUR and USTA. The company is the exclusive North American distributor of Clique, a premier sportswear basics brand in the European marketplace. Cutter & Buck is available worldwide in golf pro shops, fan shops, resorts, specialty retailers, through premium promotional product distributors, and at cutterbuck.com.