TaylorMade-adidas Golf signs three-year deal with Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour

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Vancouver, BC – (December 19, 2016) – The Maple Leaf Junior Tour (MJT), Canada’s number one-played junior golf tour and the ‘Road to College Golf’ in Canada, is pleased to announce a major three-year sponsorship agreement with TaylorMade-adidas Golf, a golf industry leader in innovation, technology and performance golf equipment, footwear and apparel.

“We are delighted to welcome TaylorMade Golf as Premier Partner of the MJT, as well as adidas Golf as a Product Partner. This is very exciting news for our players all across this country.”

Murray Poje, Executive Director of the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour

“We’re extremely proud to become a Premier Partner of the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour. The MJT provides us with an exceptional opportunity to encourage and support some of the best young golfers in Canada.”

David Bradley, General Manager of TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada

The agreement, which commences in January 2017 and runs through December 2019, encompasses TaylorMade becoming the Official Ball of the MJT, TaylorMade golf hats for every MJT Member, and TaylorMade-adidas Golf equipment, apparel and footwear as prizing options across the country. In addition, TaylorMade will continue to be the presenting sponsor of the prestigious invitation-only MJT Boston Pizza National Championship conducted by the Maple Leaf Junior Tour each November.

“Joining forces with industry leader TaylorMade-adidas Golf is great for our members and for junior golf in Canada, and recognizes the success of the MJT as the leading competitive multi-day Junior Tour in the country.”

Chris Hood, MJT Manager of Marketing and Administration

For more details on TaylorMade-adidas Golf please visit http://taylormadegolf.ca/ and http://adidasgolf.ca/ . For details on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour, please visit www.maplejt.com.

 

About the MJT: The non-profit Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour presented by Boston Pizza is Canada’s number one-played Junior Golf Tour as well as the only national junior tour run exclusively by PGA of Canada Professionals and the ‘Road to College Golf’ in Canada. The organization is presented nationally by Boston Pizza and supported by valued Premier, Tournament and Product Partners. The MJT hosts more than 60 events across Canada, including free Ford Go Golf Junior Clinics, the MJT Mini Tour for 7-12 year olds, and multi-day events for competitive players which also qualify juniors for international competitions. The program offers annual awards, scholarships, and frequent player incentives to help reward player's performance and participation throughout each season. MJT alumni include many Professional Tour players and PGA of Canada Professionals, as well as Canadian Amateur, National and Provincial Junior Champions. The MJT aims to develop champions, in golf and in life, promoting the game from grassroots through to provincial, national, university and professional level. 

 

About the adidas Group

The adidas Group is one of the global leaders within the sporting goods industry, offering a broad range of products around the core brands: adidas, Reebok, TaylorMade and Reebok-CCM Hockey. Headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, the Group has more than 53,000 employees.

 

About TaylorMade Golf Company

Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, TaylorMade Golf Company sells golf equipment, footwear, apparel and accessories under the TaylorMade, adidas Golf, Adams and Ashworth brands.

 

 

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MEDIA CONTACT: Chris Hood, Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour chood@maplejt.com 1-877-859-GOLF  www.maplejt.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.