Powerbilt Golf The brand was previously owned by Hillerich & Bradsby, the owners of the Louisville Slugger bat brand. PowerBilt is a golf brand with a rich 100-year history. The brand has been synonymous with excellence and performance since 1916, quickly earning a place at the top of the golf world and establishing a consistent presence on the PGA tour. PowerBilt clubs have been used on the professional level to win eight major championships and over 140 total tour victories. Hilco Streambank acquired the PowerBilt brand from H&B in 2016. Since acquiring the brand, Hilco Streambank has been actively expanding the breadth of the Powerbilt brand by adding new regional licensees and expanding the categories under the Powerbilt brand trademark to include soft goods/apparel.