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Acushnet Company - Titleist and FootJoy


 

 

An official patron company of the LPGA, the Acushnet Company, comprised of Titleist & FootJoy brands, provides equipment support for the LPGA Tour and its players. In addition, the Acushnet Company is a platinum sponsor of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) Championship and supports several other ongoing education initiatives for LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals. The Acushnet Company's continued efforts to enhance breast cancer awareness in the golf industry include a significant annual donation to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the official national charity of the LPGA. Started in 2012, Titleist is the presenting sponsor of all LPGA digital leaderboards.

 

Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center

 

 

As official medical directors of the LPGA, the Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center offers orthopaedic and sports medicine services to LPGA players with sports injuries through the Top Tier LPGA Sports Medicine Trailer, a portable health/fitness facility. World-renowned doctor, Dr. James R. Andrews offers customized programs designed to help LPGA professionals prevent injuries and continue to compete on Tour at maximum performance levels.

 

Anheuser-Busch: Michelob ULTRA

 

 

Anheuser-Busch, through its low-carbohydrate Michelob ULTRA brand, continues its long-standing partnership with the LPGA. Michelob ULTRA, the official beer of the LPGA, appeals to adult beer drinkers who lead active lifestyles, making the brand a perfect fit with and a smart choice for the LPGA. Through a multi-faceted sponsorship, Michelob ULTRA reaches beer drinkers via promotions on LPGA.com, Michelob ULTRA 19th Hole hospitality programs at select LPGA Tour events and point-of-sale materials. LPGA Player Natalie Gulbis compliments these programs as a Michelob ULTRA brand ambassador.

 

Arpin Van Lines

 

 

A leader in the transportation industry for more than 100 years, Arpin Van Lines is proud to be the “Official Mover of the LPGA." In this capacity, Arpin provides transportation for the Smucker's LPGA Child Development Center, a quality learning environment for the athletes' children while on Tour, and the LPGA Sports Medicine Trailer, a 48-foot state-of-the-art mobile sports medicine facility that provides rehabilitative and preventive care for LPGA Tour members. Additionally, Arpin offers members of the LPGA family, its sponsors and licensees a special package of competitively priced relocation services for domestic and international moves. Arpin Van Lines is a division of the Arpin Group, Inc., which also includes Arpin International Group, Creative Storage Solutions and Arpin Renewable Energy. For more information call 1-800-343-3500 or visit www.arpin.com.

 

Florida's Natural® Brand

 

 

Florida's Natural® Brand, title sponsor of the LPGA developmental tour's (Symetra Tour) event – Florida's Natural Charity Classic – is also an official partner of the LPGA. As the “Official Orange Juice of the LPGA,” the Florida's Natural® Brand will have the opportunity to integrate their brand and product into the tournament experience at sixteen events in 2013 between both the LPGA Tour and the Symetra Tour.

Florida's Natural activation on LPGA.com >>

About Florida's Natural® Brand
First formed in 1933, the growers' cooperative was named Florida Citrus Canners Cooperative, as its main function was canning grapefruit sections and juice for its grower members. After the development of frozen concentrated juices in the 1940's, the Cooperative invested in the necessary infrastructure and became one of the largest juice processors in the state. Florida's Natural® Brand is the only national brand of Not-From-Concentrate Premium juice that uses oranges From Florida and Only Florida™.

Florida's Natural Growers is comprised of 13 grower organizations representing almost 1000 individual growers who own nearly 50,000 acres of citrus in Florida. Florida's Natural Growers operates its processing plant in Lake Wales, Florida, with a juice packaging plant in Umatilla, Florida. The Lake Wales facility employs 850 employees and can extract over nine million pounds of fruit every twenty-four hours in peak season. Brands product in Lake Wales include Florida's Natural ®, Florida's Natural Growers Pride ®, Donald Duck ®, and Bluebird . For more information please visit floridasnatural.com

 

Getty Images

 

 

Getty Images will continue to be the LPGA’s Exclusive Worldwide Imagery Licensing Partner through 2015. Getty Images participates at all LPGA sanctioned events around the world.

 

Kia

 

 

Kia Motors is one of the world’s fastest-moving global automotive brands and proudly serves as the Official Automotive Partner of the LPGA, the Official Tournament Vehicle of five key events, and title sponsor of the annual Kia Classic tournament. The Kia Performance Awards recognize players for outstanding achievement on- and off-the-course, and Michelle Wie has appeared in multiple advertisements as a global brand ambassador for the brand.

Kia is one of only three auto brands to increase U.S. sales in each of the past four, and one of the keys to our momentum has been our roster of high-profile sports marketing initiatives, including our presence with the LPGA, which has led to dramatic increases in consumer perception, awareness and consideration for the brand

Information about Kia Motors America and its full vehicle line-up is available at its website – www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, visit www.kiamedia.com.  To receive custom email notifications for press releases the moment they are published, subscribe at http://www.kiamedia.com/us/en/newsalert.

 

Language Training Center

 

 

As the official language provider for the LPGA, Indianapolis based Language Training Center assists the LPGA with its language and cultural education efforts under the existing LPGA Cross-Cultural Development Program.

As part of the partnership, LTC travels nationally onsite with the LPGA providing customized language training for LPGA players and staff. The company has conducted several cross-cultural seminars across the LPGA and LPGA Symetra Tour. In addition to language and cross-cultural training, the company also provides interpretation and translation services at tournament stops around the globe.

LTC is a full service language provider specializing in language training, translation, interpreting, cross-cultural training, interpreter training, international business consulting and language assessment. LTC, a member of the Inc. 500, works with sports organizations, multi-national corporations and government organizations providing customized services to each client.

For more information visit LTC at www.languagetrainingcenter.com or call 888-456-1626.

 

Logi Analytics

Logi Analytics enables enterprises to raise their corporate IQ by delivering on the promise of analytics everywhere. By providing both a data discovery solution and a business information platform, Logi Analytics helps its customers address a broad range of use cases, enabling employees from the corner office to the factory floor to be more informed, make better decisions and drive corporate performance. With more than 1,200 customers worldwide, Logi Analytics meets the analytics needs of organizations ranging from small businesses to Global 2000 enterprises. The company is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. The company is a privately held, venture-backed firm with investments from Updata Partners, GroTech Ventures, Summit Partners and LLR Partners. For more information, visit LogiAnalytics.com.

MedjetAssist

 

 

MedjetAssist, the premier air-medical transport membership program for travelers, serves as “Official Medical Evacuation Program of the LPGA.”

Medjet will arrange medical transfer to the hospital of choice for LPGA Tour players and staff who become hospitalized more than 150 miles from home and require continued hospitalization. Medjet is pleased to offer special annual membership rates for its hospital of choice air-medical transport program. These special rates are available through this dedicated weblink or by calling Medjet directly at 800-527-7478. Please refer to the LPGA (Plan #2251) when calling. For more details please visit www.medjet.com/lpga.

 

National Car Rental

 

 

National Car Rental serves as the “Official Car Rental of the LPGA”. As part of the partnership, National Car Rental will provide discounted rates to all LPGA constituents and fans to make traveling to LPGA events more accessible. National will be able to drive rentals and generate new business while providing the LPGA Tour and golf fans around the globe with premium vehicles and a consistently remarkable rental experience.

National Car Rental is a premium, internationally recognized brand serving the daily rental needs of the frequent airport traveler throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia.

 

Passports and Visas.com

 

  Passports and Visas.com is proud to be the “Official Passport and Visa Provider of the LPGA”. As a part of the partnership, Passports and Visas.com will be on-site at various tournament sites providing hands-on assistance to players and LPGA staff in obtaining the needed travel visas and passports to truly enable “golf’s global tour”.

With more than 20 years of experience, Passports and Visas.com is a leading provider of passport and travel visa services, enabling international travelers to expedite a passport or travel visa within 24 hours through a network of over eight regional offices.  Offering an innovative travel document management system, comprehensive travel requirements online and providing expert customer service to make travel documents simple and effortless.  For additional information, visit www.passportsandvisas.com

 

Prudential

 

 

Prudential Financial, the “Official Financial Services Company & Umbrella Media Sponsor of the LPGA,” will continue their presentation of the ‘Up to the Challenge’ feature in select LPGA event telecasts. The program, an integrated media package includes in-telecast graphics and video features focusing on key tournament highlights and individual players who are ‘Up to the Challenge’, will be integrated on both GolfChannel.com, as well as LPGA.com, through a rotation of key placements on the home page, the marketing partners page, and the LPGA real-time scoring page. Following select tournaments, the lead story on LPGA.com will highlight the ‘Up to the Challenge’ feature.

About Prudential
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader with approximately $641 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2009, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. In the United States, the company's Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, investment management, and real estate services. For more information, please visit www.news.prudential.com.

 

Pure Silk

 

  Pure Silk is the new “Official Rich & Luxurious Shave Cream of the LPGA.” Along with the designation, Pure Silk will team up with Bahamas Tourism to bring the best female golfers to the world-famous Atlantis Resort for the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic which will debut in May. The tournament will be played at the Tom Weiskopf-designed Ocean Club Course at Atlantis in Paradise Island, Bahamas. Pure Silk also sponsors several players on the LPGA Tour including Stacy Lewis, Brittany Lincicome, Natalie Gulbis, Katherine Hull, Jeong Jang, Brittany Lang, Jill McGill, Lizette Salas and Jennifer Song.

“Pure Silk is moisturizing Shave Cream for women. Available in a variety of deliciously scented fragrances, its rich lather contains ingredients that give you a closer, long lasting shave. Plus, all Pure Silk Shave Creams contain aloe to moisturize your skin giving you the smoothest most touchable legs without irritation. Pure Silk rich and luxurious shave cream, for legs that look and feel like Pure Silk. Available at mass merchandise, grocery and drugstores nationwide.”

 

RolexWatch U.S.A., Inc.

 

 

In 2014, Rolex, the official timepiece of the LPGA, celebrates its 34th year with the LPGA. Rolex sponsors the LPGA's top awards such as the Rolex Player of the Year award, the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year award and honors the LPGA Tour's Rolex First-Time Winners. In addition, Rolex sponsors the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) membership's Ellen Griffin Rolex Award and is a supporting sponsor of the LPGA T&CP Championship. Rolex provides the official time at selected LPGA Tour events. Rolex is also represented by LPGA Tour players including Lexi Thompson. In 2006, Rolex became the title sponsor of the Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings, the first-ever world rankings system for women's golf.

 

The J.M. Smucker Co.

 

 

Smucker's has expanded upon their existing relationship with the LPGA Tour, which includes title sponsorship of the Smucker's LPGA Child Development Center, to form Team Smucker's Uncrustables. The team consists of 15 Moms on Tour who act as ambassadors for the Uncrustables brand, the official peanut butter and jelly sandwich of the LPGA.
The Moms representing Team Smucker's Uncrustables use social media outlets to share their stories and offer tips to Unstoppable Moms.

A partner of the LPGA since 1993, Smucker's is a long-time supporter of the LPGA Child Development Center. This enables Moms on Tour to continue their golf careers while traveling with their children. Program activities include active exploration and discovery through hands-on experiences, purposeful teacher interactions, and cultural experiences and field trips that lead to valuable learning. For more information go to www.Smuckers.com.

 

Sparkling Ice

 

 

Sparkling ICE® is proud to serve as the “Official Sparkling Flavored Water” of the LPGA. The zero calorie, naturally flavored sparkling mountain spring is the newest partner in the LPGA’s growing portfolio, and will activate across multiple LPGA platforms including Sparkling ICE “Bold Round of the Day” tournament highlights on the Golf Channel, a presence on LPGA.com, and activation at tournaments via signage and sampling.

About Sparkling ICE®  
Sparkling ICE has made a great tasting, refreshing, zero calorie beverage Perfectly Possible™. Combining naturally flavored sparkling mountain spring water, vitamins and antioxidants and natural fruit juices, Sparkling ICE offers a bold, lightly-carbonated beverage that appeals to all age groups. Available in ten refreshing flavors: Coconut Pineapple, Lemon Lime, Kiwi Strawberry, Lemonade, Orange Mango, Pomegranate Blueberry, Pink Grapefruit, Black Raspberry, Crisp Apple and Peach Nectarine, Sparkling ICE can be found in retailers nationwide. A great alternative to soft drinks, Sparkling ICE is caffeine free and sweetened with Splenda.
Sparkling ICE is part of the TalkingRain® family of beverages, and retails for $1.19-$1.29. To locate Sparking ICE visit www.sparklingice.com.

 

Tiffany & Co.

 

 

Tiffany & Co., the world’s premier jeweler and America’s house of design since 1837, has become the Official Fine Gifts and Awards Company for the LPGA Tour. As an Official Marketing Partner of the LPGA Tour, Tiffany & Co. will provide a silver necklace to each new winner on the 2013 tournament schedule. Tiffany & Co. will also produce a unique trophy for the LPGA Commissioner’s Award and will provide a special purchase program for LPGA constituents.

Tiffany & Co. operates luxury jewelry stores and manufactures products through its subsidiary corporations. Its principal subsidiary is Tiffany and Company. The Company operates TIFFANY & CO. retail stores and boutiques in the Americas, Japan, Asia-Pacific and Europe and engages in direct selling through Internet, catalog and business gift operations.

 

Volvik

 

 

Volvik, the Korean golf ball company, is now a Marketing Partner of the LPGA, the Symetra Tour, LPGA-USGA Girls Golf and the LPGA Teaching & Club Professionals. Highlights of the deal include exposure on LPGA Tour telecasts on Golf Channel, exclusivity as the Official Ball of both the Symetra Tour and LPGA-USGA Girls Golf, and Presenting Sponsorship of the Teaching & Club Professional’s Front Row Experience.

 

For more information contact the LPGA Corporate Partnerships department at sponsorship@lpga.com.

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