Tommy's Florida: Clearwater Location Grand Opening
On Saturday, April 19, Tommy’s Florida opened a new set of doors in Clearwater as an authorized dealer and service center for Malibu Boats and Axis Wake Research. This is the fourth location under the Tommy’s brand, with other dealerships in Clermont, Florida, Walloon Lake, Michigan and Golden, Colorado.
Along with top notch service and sales, the Clearwater location also includes a full pro shop with wakeboards, wake surfers, water skis wakeskates, stand up paddleboards and everything else you need to enjoy your time on the water.
Top pro riders came out for the grand opening, including Chad Sharpe, Cobe Mikacich, Oli Derome, Phil Soven and Jeff Langley. Step Up Productions hosted a rail jam for the strong turnout of local fans.
Tommy Phillips, founder and namesake of the Tommy’s brand was on hand, catching up with old friends and making new friends. He is still on board as a consultant and is thrilled to be a part of the team assembled by the owner, Matt Borisch. “Matt took the vision I had and put it on steroids,” Tommy said. “And it’s just so cool to see all these families and all this collective energy coming together in Clearwater. This is an untapped territory, and there are so many cars driving by every day. So by carrying the best brands in the industry and assembling the best team, they are going to do great things. We’ve seen what they’ve done in Colorado and Michigan and now is the chance to spread our activities all over Florida.”
Tommy also commented on his original vision and how it remains similar today, “Matt and I agree that it’s all about relationships for life. When someone comes into the shop, they are welcomed into our family. They’re not a ‘customer.’ We bring people in, treat them like family, stay in touch with them, handle any problems and inspire the entire family to recreate together behind the boat, because we think it’s the best lifestyle in the world.”
Tommy added, “I feel the energy here and there is a community being built. We are in the perfect place at the perfect time and the new and improved SRP (Salt Resistance Performance) on the boats is something that customers will really appreciate."
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Tommy’s Florida: Clearwater Location
16117 US HWY 19 N
Clearwater, FL 33764