SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
BEARD RONALD S

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2180 RUTHERFORD ROAD

(Street)
CARLSBAD CA 92008

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CALLAWAY GOLF CO [ ELY ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/19/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 05/19/2012 M 7,439 (1) (2) A $0.0 30,674 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units (3) 05/19/2012 M 7,439.88 (1) 05/19/2012 05/19/2012 Common Stock 7,439.88 $0.0 0 (4) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Reflects the vesting of a prior restricted stock unit grant (granted on May 19, 2009), which was previously reported on a Form 4, and additional restricted stock units accrued as a result of dividend equivalent rights paid by the Company pursuant to the terms of the grant.
2. Reflects a deduction for cash paid in lieu of fractional shares upon the conversion of the restricted stock units to shares of common stock.
3. Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of common stock.
4. The reporting person is the holder of other Restricted Stock Units as follows: 12,906 restricted stock units previously granted plus an additional 115.85 restricted stock units accrued as a result of dividend equivalent rights paid by the Company. Of the total number of restricted stock units beneficially owned by the reporting person, 5,769.92 restricted stock units are scheduled to vest on May 18, 2013 and 7,251.93 restricted stock units are scheduled to vest on May 18, 2014.
Brian P. Lynch Attorney-in-Fact for Ronald S. Beard under a Limited Power of Attorney dated August 20, 2002. 05/21/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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