Extends Presenting Sponsorship of the PGA Professional National Championship through 2018
FLOURTOWN, Pa. Jun 27, 2015 – Club Car, a golf industry leader for nearly 60 years, has renewed its long-standing partnership with the PGA of America. Club Car will continue its Presenting Sponsorship, which began in 1993, of the PGA Professional National Championship and the 41 PGA Section Championships.
In addition, Club Car becomes the “Official Golf Car of the PGA of America.” The renewed partnership kicks off with the PGA Section Championships this summer and runs through the 2018 National Championship.
The announcement was made PGA of America President Derek Sprague and Club Car Vice President of Global Marketing Jason Goldberg in conjunction with the 2015 PGA Professional National Championship.
“The PGA of America is very excited that Club Car, a tremendous friend to the PGA Professional and to the game of golf, will continue as Presenting Sponsor of the PGA Professional National Championship and the 41 PGA Section Championships,” said Sprague. “Club Car’s sincere commitment to growing the game has elevated both this Championship and those who compete for the Walter Hagen Cup.”
Since 1993, Club Car has served as a Presenting Sponsor of the PGA Professional National Championship, the showcase event for PGA Professionals, along with Section Championships. The Championship began in 1968 as an outgrowth of the PGA Championship. In 2015, the 41 PGA Section Championships and the National Championship will offer a combined purse of $1.5 million.
“The PGA Professional National Championship is the premier event for PGA Professionals. Club Car is proud to support the thousands of PGA Professionals who aspire to qualify for their Championship,” said Club Car’s Goldberg. “These are the Professionals who help grow the game every day and enable millions of golfers to enjoy it and play better golf. We’re thrilled to be so closely aligned with supporting these outstanding individuals around their championships and at their facilities across the country.”
About Club Car
Club Car, one of the most respected names in the golf industry, is the world’s largest manufacturer of small-wheel, zero-emissions electric vehicles. The company’s Precedent® golf cars with the exclusive Visage™ Mobile Golf Information System, and Carryall® turf utility vehicles are integral to successful operations at thousands of courses around the world. The company also offers a complete line of new, remanufactured and used golf cars, XRT™ utility vehicles and street-legal, low speed vehicles (LSVs) for personal use, all backed by Club Car’s 50+ year legacy of superior design, manufacture and service. Club Car is part of Ingersoll Rand, and is based in Augusta, Ga. Visit www.clubcar.com.