CARLSBAD, Calif. (JANUARY 26, 2012) -- Today COBRA PUMA GOLF announced a partnership with the PGA and National Car Rental to be the presenting sponsor of the PGA Assistant Championship. COBRA PUMA GOLF will be the exclusive equipment sponsor of the event, injecting their Game Enjoyment message into every Sectional Championship and at the finals this fall.
"The PGA Assistants are key influencers and the future golf professionals in the golf industry," said Bob Philion, President of COBRA PUMA GOLF. "Joining forces with the PGA Assistant Championship will allow COBRA PUMA GOLF to engage with trend leaders and expand our business with green grass accounts. As a brand that is committed to the growth and enjoyment of the game, the National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship provides the perfect platform to work with those helping to grow the game while bringing some fun and COBRA PUMA GOLF color to the course."
COBRA PUMA GOLF will work with the National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship to bring the brands innovative product offerings such as the all new AMPTM Driver, Fairways, Hybrids and Irons to PGA Assistants across the nation. In addition to COBRA Equipment, PGA Assistants will have access to PUMA Golf's Tour-proven footwear, apparel and accessories.
"We are thrilled to have COBRA PUMA GOLF come on board for the PGA Assistant Championship," said Derek Sprague, Chairman of the PGA Assistant Championship and Secretary of The PGA of America. "This is a brand that truly understands the importance of advancing the game through performance and innovation while bringing more attitude and fun to the game. Their core beliefs of performance and game enjoyment make them the perfect match for the National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship."
At the events leading up to the fall Championship, PGA Assistants will be able to take part in raffles to raise money for their favorite cause or charity. PGA Assistants will also receive a discount on both COBRA and PUMA Golf products while each Sectional Champion will receive free transportation to the Finals. As the start of Sectional in July draw nearer, COBRA PUMA GOLF will announce new details for plans with The National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship.
About COBRA PUMA GOLF
COBRA PUMA GOLF is a corporate division of PUMA North America and combines two strong brands that provide a full range of offerings to the golf industry. COBRA PUMA GOLF is an inclusive company for golfers of all abilities, attitudes and styles who enjoy the game. The portfolio includes COBRA Golf's high performance drivers, fairways, hybrids and irons, as well as PUMA Golf's sport and lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories for both men and women. Fusing performance and style, COBRA PUMA GOLF brings a focus on innovation, technology, compelling design and superior performance with an edge to the global golf marketplace. COBRA PUMA GOLF is a part of PUMA SE, one of the world's leading sportlifestyle companies that designs and develops footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, visit puma.com/golf and cobragolf.com.