Perfect Win. Perfect Clothes. Perfect Fit.
(Miami, FL, April 26, 2021) — Original Penguin Golf, a division of Perry Ellis International, Inc., congratulates brand ambassador Cameron Smith for winning the 2021 Zurich Classic of New Orleans with partner Marc Leishman for his third PGA Tour victory.
“We congratulate Cameron for sinking the winning putt and another thrilling playoff victory,” said Oscar Feldenkreis, President and CEO of Perry Ellis International. “With three victories now on Tour, all of them in playoffs, Cameron has solidified his position as an international star and one who rises to the occasion when the pressure is the greatest. We are proud to have Cameron as an Original Penguin brand ambassador.”
“It was a really cool week and we played some really solid golf,” stated Smith. “The back nine was tough, but we hung in there and got it done.” With the win Smith, a key member of past International Presidents Cup teams, propels up to third in the FedExCup standings, secures his TOUR card thru the 2022-2023 season, earns a berth in the 2021 PGA
Championship and a spot in the 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions, while placing himself in a good position for Olympic qualification. “I definitely want to be there in Japan and want to wear the green and gold as much as I can,” added Smith.
For the winning week, Cameron wore Original Penguins Spring 2021 collection featuring Original Penguin new Re-Originals sustainable fabrication. These eco-friendly polos are crafted with 30% recycled polyester and use a double knit high gauge fabrication for superior performance and aesthetics. Pairing these elevated materials with OPG’s modern tailored fit, Cameron delivered a winning look on and off the course.
Cameron’s Winning Look
Thursday-Heritage Blocked Polo (Caviar)/Tech Pant (Pearl Blue)
Friday-Golf Earl™ Polo (Black Iris)/Tech Pant (White)
Saturday-All Over Shrimp Polo/Tech Pant (Black Iris)
Sunday-Golf Earl™ Polo (Black Iris)/Tech Pant (White)
“Original Penguin’s functional style fused with enhanced technical features gave Cameron a distinct competitive advantage over the field during a grueling week of championship golf,” added Jeremy Gerson, Vice President of Sports Marketing for Perry Ellis International.
“Original Penguin truly is the perfect clothing with the perfect fit while staying true to our mantra: “Be An Original®.” Original Penguin Golf apparel is owned by Perry Ellis International, Inc., a global leader in fashion apparel, and is available at http://www.OriginalPenguin.com , select retailers and golf courses worldwide.
About An Original Penguin by Munsingwear®
In 1955, Minneapolis-based Munsingwear – an underwear and military supply company – ironically became the touchstone of suburban sport with the introduction of the first iconic golf shirt to America – an ORIGINAL PENGUIN®. Known for its unique, humorous and detail-oriented clothing, Original Penguin is a global brand offering a full range of men’s and children’s clothing, accessories, and fragrances with diverse retail distribution and two dedicated e-commerce websites:
http://www.originalpenguin.com and http://www.originalpenguin.co.uk http://www.originalpenguin.co.uk . See a full preview of the Spring 2021 Golf collection here.
About Perry Ellis International
Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor, and licensor of a broad line of high-quality men’s and women’s apparel, accessories, and fragrances. The company’s collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters, dress pants, casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, activewear, dresses, and men’s and women’s swimwear is available through all major levels of retail distribution. The company, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, owns a portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands, including Perry Ellis®, An Original Penguin by Munsingwear®, Laundry by Shelli Segal®, Rafaella®, Cubavera®, Ben Hogan®, Savane®, Grand Slam®, John Henry®, Manhattan®, Axist®, and Farah®. The company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks
from third parties, including Nike® for swimwear, and Callaway®, PGA TOUR®, and Jack Nicklaus® for golf apparel. Additional information on the company is available at http://www.pery.com