PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Nov. 8, 2011) -- Atlas Van Lines, one of the world's largest moving companies, has been named a new service provider through 2014 for The PGA of America.
With national headquarters in Evansville, Ind., Atlas Van Lines has become the exclusive transport for PGA-owned operations trailers used at the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, the PGA Professional National Championship, PGA Championship and the U.S.-based Ryder Cup.
"It is with a great deal of pride that The PGA of America welcomes Atlas Van Lines, one of the most trusted names in the moving industry, as a service provider for our premier spectator and member championships, and our member professionals," said PGA President Allen Wronowski. "Just as The PGA of America proudly promotes its brand, we welcome the expertise of Atlas Van Lines and its agents, who represent a commitment to quality service."
Under the service provider agreement, Atlas Van Lines also will provide favorable pricing programs for PGA employee relocations, PGA members, employees, Section staff and club members at PGA-staffed facilities. In addition, Atlas will provide a dedicated account manager and PGA member moves will be managed by Atlas agents, many of whom are recipients of Atlas' highest honor, the Milton M. Hill Quality award. Milton M. Hill Quality award winners are recognized for their commitment to quality and professionalism.
Founded in 1948, Atlas Van Lines is a member of Atlas World Group, comprising a family of companies that deliver transportation and related services globally through a network of quality agents and select service partners.
"We are proud to join The PGA of America in a partnership that will allow Atlas to extend our brand and services with an organization that maintains such an excellent reputation," said Jack Griffin, president and COO of Atlas Van Lines.
About Atlas Van Lines
Atlas Van Lines, a national moving company, is the largest subsidiary of Atlas World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based company. Atlas World Group companies employ nearly 700 people throughout North America. Nearly 500 Atlas interstate moving agents in the United States and Canada specialize in corporate relocation, household moving services and in the specialized transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art, new fixtures and furniture. Visit atlasvanlines.com for further information.
About The PGA of America
Celebrating its 95th year, The PGA of America has maintained a twofold mission of its founders: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf.
By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career services, marketing and research programs, The PGA enables its professionals to maximize their performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in a multi-billion dollar golf industry.
By creating and delivering dramatic world-class championships and exciting and enjoyable promotions that are viewed as the best of their class in the golf industry, The PGA of America elevates the public's interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone, everywhere. The PGA of America brand represents the very best in golf.