Wholesale distribution

The Swan Family own the Kartel brand, and have been specialising in the wholesale distribution of golf apparel throughout Ireland and Europe since the 1990’s.

Some of the brands we distribute today include:

Nivo has been making style-driven, confident and vibrant golf apparel for active women since 2007. It’s performance-oriented and empowers women to embrace their sense of style with runway inspired designs. Nivo is owned by Montreal-based Lanctôt Ltd, a family-run business that has specialised in the distribution and production of premium sporting goods for 64 years.

G-Mac Apparel is the clothing line of 2010 U.S Open Champion Graeme McDowell. Launched in 2011 by Graeme McDowell and Karl Swan of Kartel, G-Mac Apparel is a stylish clothing line focused on superior craftsmanship, performance fabrics and a modern vintage style. G-Mac Apparel garments protect and promote your performance, so no matter the day, you’ll be ready to play to your strengths.


Sligo Wear is an authentic Canadian-based men’s golf apparel and accessory brand. Drawing on North American and European influences, Sligo Wear’s garments feature technical fabrics allowing golfers to perform their best.

In 1985 the Kartel premium golf apparel brand was launched and for over a quarter of a century has been synonymous with providing superior styling and quality. As an Irish brand, we are extremely proud to be at the heart of the game of golf at all levels. Kartel has supported numerous professional Irish golfers, including US Open winner Graeme McDowell, Irish Open winner Shane Lowry, and three time major winner Padraig Harrington.