PGA of Canada, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Extend and Expand Partnership

The national partnership includes TaylorMade-adidas Golf remain presenting sponsor of the PGA Championship of Canada, see the addition of nine zone events with exemptions into the PGA Championship of Canada and benefits on adidas.ca for PGA of Canada members

[ACTON, ONT.] — The PGA of Canada is pleased to announce an extension and expansion of its national partnership with TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada.

The extensive national partnership includes the company remain presenting sponsor of the PGA Championship of Canada thru 2020; assume the lead role in specific TaylorMade-adidas Golf championships in each of the PGA of Canada’s nine zones; increase PGA of Canada member benefits; and add special exemptions into the PGA Championship of Canada.

The PGA of Canada is absolutely thrilled about this truly national partnership with TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada. The company’s commitment to the PGA of Canada member in every corner of the country is impressive,” he said, adding, “on behalf of the association’s 3,700 members, we look forward to working together on our partnership for the next five years.

PGA of Canada CEO Gary Bernard

The nine TaylorMade-adidas Golf events include:

  • PGA of British Columbia Championship; Aug. 22-23
  • PGA of Alberta Championship; Aug. 22-23
  • PGA of Saskatchewan Pro-Am; Aug. 8-9
  • PGA of Manitoba Fall Championship; TBD
  • PGA of Northern Ontario Spring Championship; May 29-30
  • PGA of Ontario Championship; July 11-12
  • PGA of Ottawa Valley Summer Championship; July 11
  • PGA of Quebec Championnat; TBD
  • PGA of Atlantic Players Championship; Sept. 14-15

The winner of each TaylorMade-adidas Golf sponsored zone event will earn a coveted special exemption to the following year’s PGA Championship of Canada.

We are extremely proud of the relationships that we have built over the years with PGA of Canada professionals right across this country of ours. Therefore, signing on with the PGA of Canada as the presenting sponsor of the storied PGA Championship of Canada for another five years was an easy decision.  Additionally, the fact that each of the nine zone’s will be part of a more overarching relationship with TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada and the PGA of Canada, is something that will add membership value and enable our stable of brands to show up at provincial events in a more impactful and meaningful way.

TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada Managing Director David Bradley

Newly added benefits for every PGA of Canada member are also included in the national agreement both with branded merchandise and through adidas.ca.

The 2016 PGA Championship of Canada sponsored by Mr. Lube and presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf takes place June 12-16 at the historic Victoria Golf Club in Victoria. TaylorMade-adidas Golf brand ambassador Danny King looks to defend his title and become the first back-to-back winner of the championship since George Knudson who won in 1976 and 1977.

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For more information contact:

Chris Fry

Managing Director, Corporate Communications

PGA of Canada

chris@pgaofcanada.com

Nick Obritsch

Marketing Manager

TaylorMade Golf Company

nick.obritsch@tmag.com

About the PGA of Canada—THE LIFEBLOOD OF THE GAME OF GOLF: Established in 1911, the PGA of Canada is the second oldest and third largest professional golf association in the world. The PGA of Canada is a non-profit Association comprised of 3,700 golf professionals across the country. The association’s mission is to develop, promote, and support its members in living a better life and earning a better living while growing participation, excellence and passion for the sport of golf. The association consists of the national office located in Acton, Ont., and nine zone offices across the country. www.pgaofcanada.com

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About TaylorMade Golf Company

Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, TaylorMade Golf is a leading manufacturer of high performance golf equipment with industry-leading innovative products like M1 and M2 metalwoods, M1 and M2 irons and TP5/TP5X golf balls. TaylorMade is also a major force on the PGA TOUR with one of the strongest athlete portfolios in golf, that includes world no.1 Dustin Johnson and five of the current Top 15 in the world.

À propos de la société TaylorMade Golf

Basé à Carslbad, en Californie, TaylorMade Golf est un chef de file dans la fabrication d’équipement de golf de haute performance, grâce notamment à des produits innovateurs tout à fait uniques comme les bois de métal M1 et M2, les fers M1 et M2 et les balles de golf TP5/TP5X. TaylorMade est également un joueur majeur au sein du circuit de la PGA avec l’une des équipes d’ambassadeurs les plus puissantes au golf, composée notamment du numéro un mondial Dustin Johnson et de 5 des 15 premiers au Classement mondial du golf.