Four-time LPGA Tour winner Wendy Ward inked a new multi-year endorsement deal with RR Donnelley, the "Official Print Provider of the LPGA". Ward, a graduate of Arizona State University, will sport the RR Donnelley logo on her clothing, serve as the LPGA Ambassador for the company and participate in corporate outings. Ward's last win came at the 2005 LPGA Takefuji Classic. She is a three-time U.S. Solheim Cup team member and she was awarded the 2001 William and Mousie Powell Award by her peers. Ward also served on the LPGA Board of Directors for three years. In 2010, Ward has played solidly with a season best tie for 12th at the Bell Micro LPGA Classic and a tie for 14th at the U.S. Women's Open. Ward will compete at this week's Safeway Classic Presented by Coca-Cola.
RR Donnelley and the LPGA announced a partnership earlier in the year. The Tour will utilize RR Donnelley's expertise to develop cost-effective solutions and programs for the LPGA and its tournaments. With capabilities ranging from ticketing fulfillment to on-course signage, RR Donnelley's global capabilities will provide options and consistency for LPGA tournaments including The Solheim Cup, the most prestigious team event in women's professional golf.
A Fortune 500 company, RR Donnelley is headquartered in Chicago with manufacturing operations in North America, South America, Asia and Europe. The company provides customers internationally with integrated solutions that draw on its innovative proprietary digital production resources and online systems and its capabilities that include commercial printing, labels and forms, direct response, financial printing, print fulfillment, business process outsourcing, logistics services, digital photography and content and database management.