The PGA of Canada has announced an extension and expansion of its national partnership with TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada.
The extensive national partnership includes the company remain presenting sponsor of the PGA Championship of Canada thru 2020, assume the lead role in specific TaylorMade-adidas Golf championships in each of the PGA of Canada’s nine zone, increase PGA of Canada member benefits and add special exemptions into the PGA Championship of Canada.
“The PGA of Canada is absolutely thrilled about this truly national partnership with TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada,” said PGA of Canada CEO Gary Bernard.
“The company’s commitment to the PGA of Canada member in every corner of the country is impressive,” he added. “On behalf of the association’s 3,700 members, we look forward to working together on our partnership for the next five years.”
The nine TaylorMade-adidas Golf events include:
PGA of British Columbia Championship, Aug. 22-23
PGA of Alberta Championship, Aug. 22-23
PGA of Saskatchewan Pro-Am, Aug. 8-9
PGA of Manitoba Fall Championship, TBD
PGA of Northern Ontario Spring Championship, May 29-30
PGA of Ontario Championship, July 11-12
PGA of Ottawa Valley Summer Championship, July 11
PGA of Quebec Championnat, TBD
PGA of Atlantic Players Championship, Sept. 14-15
The winner of each TaylorMade-adidas Golf sponsored zone event will earn a special exemption to the following year’s PGA Championship of Canada.
“We are extremely proud of the relationships that we have built over the years with PGA of Canada professionals right across this country of ours. Therefore, signing on with the PGA of Canada as the presenting sponsor of the storied PGA Championship of Canada for another five years was an easy decision,” said TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada managing director David Bradley.
“Additionally, the fact that each of the nine zone’s will be part of a more overarching relationship with TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada and the PGA of Canada is something that will add membership value and enable our stable of brands to show up at provincial events in a more impactful and meaningful way,” said Bradley.
The 2016 PGA Championship of Canada takes place June 12-16 at the Victoria Golf Club.