DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 25, 2009 – The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has welcomed VTech Communications into the LPGA family as the official cordless phone of the LPGA. Commissioner Carolyn F. Bivens announced the partnership last evening at a pro-am pairings party for the J Golf Phoenix LPGA International Presented by Mirassou Winery in Phoenix, Ariz. Bivens was joined by Tom Bacon, VTech Vice President of Marketing, and Kathie Vu, LPGA Vice President of Corporate Partnerships, as well as a handful of players individually sponsored by VTech.
“We are proud to name VTech the official cordless phone of the LPGA,” said Vu. “The company is a global leader in innovative, high quality, consumer electronics products, and following several years of LPGA player sponsorships, we are excited to expand VTech’s involvement to a broader partnership.”
As both a global supplier and the largest cordless phone supplier in the United States, VTech provides innovative technology and style to deliver cordless phone systems that match contemporary consumer tastes and push the envelope with rich features and unique offerings.
To build greater brand awareness of VTech products, VTech will have a presence in LPGA telecasts during the 2009 Tour season through commercials as well as advertising on LPGA.com. Later this season, VTech will announce special promotions as part of its LPGA partnership.
“We have been long-time fans of the LPGA and its offerings on and off the course,” said Bacon. “By expanding our role with the LPGA, we hope to drive home with LPGA followers that VTech products and programs empower women to stay connected and deliver relevance in their everyday lives. We look forward to an exciting season with the LPGA and our Team VTech players.”
VTech has sponsored several LPGA players since 2005. For 2009, Team VTech includes Diana D’Alessio, Amy Hung, Becky Morgan, Alena Sharp and Karen Stupples.
VTech is one of the world's largest suppliers of corded and cordless telephones and a leading supplier of electronic learning products. It also provides highly sought-after contract manufacturing services. Founded in 1976, the Group's mission is to be the most cost effective designer and manufacturer of innovative, high quality consumer electronics products, and to distribute them to markets worldwide in the most efficient manner. For further information on VTech and its array of products, please visit www.vtechphones.com.
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