PXG and founder Bob Parsons has shaken up the golf world since their arrival into the golf industry. As time has worn on PXG has gathered an impressive stable of players on both the LPGA and PGA Tour. Players include Charl Schwartzel, Pat Perez, Ryan Moore and Zach Johnson from the PGA Tour. While on the LPGA Tour Christina Kim, Lydia Ko, Brittany Lang , Allison Lee and Gerina Piller are already “PXG Troops”. In a recent press release PXG announced the addition of two more players to their LPGA Tour Staff.
PXG announced that Katherine Kirk and 2-time Major Champion Anna Nordqvist will be joining their staff in 2018.
We are proud to introduce LPGA Tour® champions, Anna Nordqvist and Katherine Kirk, as the newest members of the PXG Troops. Prior to being under contract with PXG, both Anna and Katherine won last season with custom fit PXG clubs in the bag. Wins included Anna’s major victory at The Evian Championship® 2017.
The signings highlight our ongoing efforts to emphasize the exceptional talent on the LPGA Tour and the importance of women in golf.
WHAT’S IN ANNA’S BAG?
- PXG 0811X Driver, 9° with Fuji Platinum 5; 45”
- PXG 0341X 3-Wood, 15° with Fuji Platinum 6; 43”
- PXG 0317X Hybrid, 19° with GD Di 75; 41”
- PXG 0311X 4-Driving Iron with GD Di 75
- PXG 0311 5-Iron with KBS Tour 90 R
- PXG 0311T Irons 6-PW with KBS Tour 90 R
- PXG Sugar Daddy Milled Wedges 50°, 54° & 58° with KBS 610
Photo Credit: PXG
WHAT’S IN KATHERINE’S BAG?
- PXG 0811X Driver, 9 degree GD BB6 Stiff, +1/2”
- PXG 0341X 3-Wood and 5-Wood, GD Di7, STD
- PXG 0317X Hybrid, 22 degree, GD Di 75, STD
- PXG 0311 Irons 5-PW, Accra 60i Stiff, STD
- PXG 0311 Wedges 50, 54, 58 degree, Nippon 105 Wedge, STD
Photo Credit: PXG
Until The Next Tee!!
As the PGA Merchandise Show draws closer I’m going through exhibitors and arranging appointments. Antigua Sportswear is one of the clients of public relations firm Mary Beth Lacy Inc and Mary Beth was happy to share this press release with me. In the past I’ve reviewed Antigua and I’m looking forward to discussing their 2018 line-up in a couple of weeks. Antigua is a top notch brand with a proven track record that speaks for itself.
Recently, the sportswear brand released their team for the 2018 Tour season. Below is the release.
|PEORIA, ARIZ. -The Antigua Group, Inc.-one of the nation’s leading designers and marketers of lifestyle apparel under the genuine Antigua brand has announced its Tour Team for year 2018.
Headlining the Antigua team on the LPGA Tour are five Solheim Cup teammates from the victorious 2017 American team; Brittany Lang, Stacy Lewis, Gerina Piller, Lizette Salas and Austin Ernst along with veterans Alena Sharp, Candie Kung and Kim Kaufman.
Stacy Lewis (Photo Credit: Mizuno Golf Europe)
PGA Tour ambassadors include 2016 Zurich Classic Champion Brian Stuard, and 2017 Sanderson Farms Champion Ryan Armour. Champions Tour ambassadors include Tom Pernice, Jr., Steve Pate, Billy Mayfair and Jerry Smith.
“We are very proud to have so many fine people wearing our clothing on these tours,” said Ron McPherson, President and CEO of The Antigua Group. “2018 promises to be a very exciting year on tour for the Antigua brand.”
Headquartered in Peoria, Arizona, The Antigua Group, through its license sports division, holds license agreements with National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), Minor League Baseball (MiLB), National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Basketball Association (NBA), along with numerous American universities and colleges for men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, headwear and luggage. Antigua additionally designs, produces and supplies product for corporate America and specialty retail managed under its corporate division. Its golf division also holds license agreements with the PGA TOUR, LPGA and the PGA of America
Find Antigua on the web at: www.Antigua.com and ShopAntigua.com
Gerina Piller (Photo Credit: NY Times)
Until The Next Tee!!