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Columbia Sportswear names PGA athletes roster
Mar '16
Courtesy: Business Wire/Columbia Sportswear
Courtesy: Business Wire/Columbia Sportswear
Columbia Sportswear announced the roster of PGA athletes who will wear and promote the brand's recently launched Columbia Golf line.

“Ten PGA players will compete in Columbia's Golf collection of performance apparel and outerwear on the 2016 PGA tour,” Columbia Sportswear said in a press release.

The PGA players competing in the Columbia Golf collection are, Jon Curran, Robert Garrigus, Brian Harman, Mark Hubbard, Patton Kizzire, Jason Kokrak, Ryan Palmer, Martin Piller, Shawn Stefani and Boo Weekley.

“It is important to us that every member of the Columbia Golf team has a passion for the outdoors, whether it's hunting, hiking or fishing,” said Joe Boyle, senior vice president of Columbia Brand Merchandising and Design.

“We are thrilled to assemble such a talented roster of athletes this year, and we're looking forward to working with them both on and off the golf course,” he added.

Columbia is also sponsoring Scott Hamilton, director of Golf and Instruction at Cartersville Country Club in Georgia, and Trey Mullinax, currently competing on the WEB.com tour.

In addition, all the Columbia players', caddies will receive Columbia Golf product to keep them comfortable and focused as they support their pros throughout the season.

“Intelligently designed to keep golfers warm, dry, cool and protected, the Columbia Golf collection is built for all the dynamic weather conditions athletes continually face on the course,” the company stated.

Comprised of colourful new styles of classic polos, breathable rainwear and windbreakers, and performance shorts and pants, the collection features superior mobility and comfort.

“It also incorporates key award-winning technologies, including Omni-Freeze Zero sweat-cooling fabrics, Omni-Tech waterproof breathability and Omni-Shade sun protection,” it informed. (AR)

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