A few press releases of note from some notable apparel & equipment companies.
Nike Golf Adds Dylan Frittelli to The Nike Athlete Roster
BEAVERTON, Ore. (June 19, 2012) – Nike Golf has announced that Dylan Frittelli will join the roster of talented Nike Golf athletes as he makes his professional debut this week at the BMW International in Cologne, Germany. He will sport Nike Golf head-to-toe, play a Nike bag and clubs.
Frittelli spent the last four years representing the University of Texas and finished his college career ranked third in the individual college rankings.
Born in Pretoria, South Africa, Frittelli won the 2008 South African Boys Championship and was ranked number one on both the South African Amateur rankings and South African Junior Rankings. His college career was nothing short of spectacular, concluding at the NCAA Championships where he sunk a 30ft birdie putt to solidify the win for the Texas Longhorns at Riviera Country Club two weeks ago.
Through his excellent senior year Frittelli earned 1st Team All American status and won the 2012 Byron Nelson Award, given to the collegiate golfer with the best playing, academic and community service record.
Frittelli expressed, “I enjoyed developing my talent at the University of Texas and feel I am ready to take the next step as a professional golfer. Turning pro and joining the Nike Golf team is a dream come true and I look forward to developing my career with Nike. ”
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PING Junior Interclub Concludes Fourth Season & Expands to New Markets
PHOENIX (June 19, 2012) – Junior Golf University (JGU) is excited to announce the expansion of the PING Junior Interclub (PJI) into three new states for the 2012 summer and fall season.
The PJI provides junior golfers (boys and girls, ages 12-18) with the unique opportunity to compete as a member of a team. Over the last four seasons, the tournament series has grown to provide 350 junior golfers in Arizona with team-centered tournaments, preparing them for high school-and collegiate-level golf. In May, JGU partnered with Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale to host the 2012 Arizona PING Junior Interclub State Championship presented by Under Armour.
As a result of the program’s success, JGU has launched a summer PJI tournament series in Oklahoma and Kansas. Competition commenced on Saturday, June 2nd at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Okla. Tournaments are slated for Southern California this fall. Long-term plans include additional rollouts in other areas of the country.
Visit www.juniorgolfuniversity.org for more information