The Twister Portable Golf Ball Cleaner Update | Shark Tank Season 1

Passionate golfers will know the struggle of dealing with a dirty golf ball. You have to carry a towel around the green to make sure that you’ll be able to hit your shots with a clean ball. Alfonzo Dowe, Sr., has a better solution with his highly practical portable golf ball cleaner. Will the sharks be spun around by this product on Shark Tank Season 1? Find out in The Twister update!

Shark Tank The Twister Update

The Twister Update

  • Entrepreneur: Alfonzo Dowe, Sr.
  • Business: Portable golf ball cleaner
  • Ask: $85,000 for 40% equity
  • Result: No deal
  • Shark: None

Alfonzo gave a masterful display of what The Twister can do for golfers. He caught the sharks’ attention with his convenient product and his knowledge of the sport.

Twister The Golf Ball Cleaner

Convenient and easy to use. Only patented golf ball cleaner with scrubbing bristles. Included in box: Twister, hook for hanging on golf bag, use instructions. Material: Durable Plastic.

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Alfonzo was looking for a partner, because he wasn’t a businessman. He was a police officer, which prompted some jokes from the sharks about whom he should arrest among them.

Alfonzo said his sales were coming from the flea markets and online sales because he didn’t have much free time.

Robert Herjavec and Kevin O’Leary weren’t sure it appealed to golfers, but Alfonzo countered that by saying friends and loved ones of golfers would enjoy gifting them.

Kevin Harrington went out because it didn’t appeal to him, and Barbara Corcoran said she hated golf so she went out too. Robert followed out, and so did the remaining Kevin.

That left only Daymond John, but he went out because he didn’t know enough about the sport to be a relevant business partner.

The sharks admired the engineering of the product, but were not confident in the business model. Without an offer from the sharks, Alfonzo was forced to leave Shark Tank Season 1 without a deal.

What happened next for his company? Keep reading The Twister update to find out! 

Our Twister update research reveals that the company continues to have a steady flow of revenue, despite being a niche product. While The Twister website is currently unavailable, the product itself is still available on Amazon.

Would you like to know more about the other companies featured on Season 1 Episode 11? Follow the links below for our other company updates from the episode.

For even more on companies and products, be sure to stop by our Season 1 Products Page

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