Tradition Leads Dad's Day

Retailers Say Tried 'N' True Gifts Tops For Pops

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Posted: June 14, 2014

David Johns, golf pro at Heritage Oaks, looks over jackets with the course logo in the pro shop on Friday. Father’s Day may not be the biggest spending holiday, but U.S. consumers will still buy about $12.5 billion worth of goods for their dads to mark their special day this year. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Heritage Oaks golf pro David Johns says golf and Father’s Day have long gone together and this Sunday should be no different. “Our weekend tee times are nearly filled up and we definitely see an increase in equipment and gift certificate sales,” he said.

HARRISONBURG — Despite being dubbed the “smallest of American gift-giving holidays” by the National Retail Federation, Father’s Day remains a sentimental day to shower dads everywhere with all sorts…



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