COBRA-PUMA Golf Renews its supporting partnership in Golf Retirement Plus

PGA of America


Published: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 | 5:23 p.m.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. –- Cobra Golf, producer of advanced golf equipment and accessories, has renewed its supporting partnership with Golf Retirement Plus™, as part of the newly formed COBRA-PUMA Golf. The Cobra brand has served as a founding partner since 1997.

Founded in 1973 by Australian amateur golf champion Thomas Crow, Cobra Golf was purchased in April 2010 by the PUMA Group. Headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., COBRA-PUMA Golf has quickly established global distribution, focusing on partnerships with golf specific retail partners that provide the service, selection and golf expertise that benefit golfers seeking the best in golf clubs, footwear, apparel and accessories.

"Quality and service mean everything to our membership," said PGA of America President Allen Wronowski. "Cobra Golf has built a special record in both categories that have kept up with the changes of our industry. We are most pleased to have COBRA-PUMA Golf renew its commitment to support our men and women professionals through Golf Retirement Plus."

Cobra Golf represents innovative technologies designed to improve performance for players of all abilities, from the best in the world to the passionate amateur.

"Cobra Golf has focused on business practices that benefit PGA Professionals throughout our 37-year history," said Brian Zender, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of COBRA-PUMA Golf. "We are pleased to renew our commitment to The PGA of America through continued support of Golf Retirement Plus. We look forward to further developing our relationship with The PGA and its outstanding professionals as we develop and grow our unique brands."

Founded in 1997, Golf Retirement Plus is a supplemental 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 account on their behalf. PGA Professionals may also earn personal incentives by participating in the Golf Retirement Plus Sponsor Programs.