PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – In a multi-year agreement, the PGA of America has named Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO a supporting partner of the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship, as well as a Supporting Partner of Golf Retirement Plus ® and a Proud Supporter of PGA Junior Golf Camps.
“The PGA of America is delighted that Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO has furthered its commitment to the PGA Professional and the future of the game of golf,” said PGA President Derek Sprague. “Their investment in the game and their deeply held belief in the tangible impact and influence of the PGA Professional is something we’re extremely proud and honored to have earned. We are very grateful for their enduring support and partnership.”
The 40th National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship will be conducted at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida, Oct. 27-30. The Assistant PGA Professional Championship field is composed of representatives from 41 nationwide Section Championships conducted in the late summer and fall of 2016. Sponsorship of both the national and Section championships are effectively immediately.
“We’re proud to be a partner of the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship and are committed to supporting America’s next generation of PGA Professionals,” said Mike Powell, President of Sales & Marketing for Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO, North America. “The great work that PGA Professionals do on a daily basis proves their commitment to this game of a lifetime. Srixon is privileged for this opportunity. On behalf of all our stakeholders around the world: Thanks PGA Pro!”
The company will also make contributions to Golf Retirement Plus ®. Founded in 1997, Golf Retirement Plus is a retirement program for PGA Professionals and apprentices, GCSAA Superintendents and CMAA Club Managers, which allows them to make their own contributions or have their employers contribute to their Golf Retirement Plus accounts on their behalf. PGA Professionals can also earn personal incentives by participating in the Golf Retirement Plus Partner Programs.
In addition, Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO will provide wedges and golf accessories to PGA Junior Golf Camps nationwide. These camps provide a learning opportunity which is virtually unobtainable in other instructional settings. With weeklong, consecutive day-to-day programming, juniors are immersed in the game. At more than 75 locations, the camps offer half-day, full-day camps and a select number of overnight camps. All camps are taught by PGA Teaching Professionals and are designed to make instruction meaningful, as well as fun. Kids ages 6-17 and of all ability levels are welcome to participate.