Myrtle Beach, SC September 3, 2013 – Over the last five years, former NGA TOUR member John Daly has been sporting some colorful clothing on the PGA, Web.com and European Tours with the help of Loudmouth Golf.
Now, thanks to a partnership with flamboyant clothing manufacturer and the top-rated developmental tour, current members will be rewarded by Loudmouth Golf for excelling in the NGA TOUR’s Florida Winter Series.
“We are pleased that Loudmouth Golf has decided to become a cooperate partner and reward some of the best golfers this side of the PGA TOUR,” said Robin L. Waters, NGA TOUR president. “Loudmouth Golf and the NGA TOUR are both important parts of the golfing industry and we believe this this partnership will expand brand awareness for both companies.”
Today, the National Golf Association and Loudmouth Golf announced a partnership that will include awarding the top finisher in each NGA Florida Winter Series event an apparel product allowance.
Loudmouth Golf is an American sportswear company based in Sonoma County, Calif., known for “flamboyant” trousers. The company was established in 2000 by Scott “Woody” Woodworth, whose first design involved a children’s fabric with prints of Warner Brothers cartoon characters, which he had made by a local seamstress.
In 2009, Daly appeared wearing “loud” clothing and later entered a formal endorsement agreement with the company. Celebrities Alice Cooper, Bill Murray, Will Ferrell, Penny Marshall, Dennis Rodman, Anthony Anderson and many others have also donned the colorful clothing on the links.
The NGA Pro Golf Tour is the No. 3 Men’s Professional Golf Tour in the United States after the PGA and Web.com Tours and is the No. 1 recommended developmental tour by more PGA and Web.com Tour Professionals.
The NGA has helped hundreds of professionals acquire their PGA TOUR, Euro, Web.com, and Champions Tour cards. In fact, NGA alumni have won an incredible Fifteen (15) “Major” Championships.
NGA alumni include: 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson; 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley; 2010 PGA TOUR Player of the Year and 2003 US Open Champion Jim Furyk; 2009 British Open Champion Stewart Cink; 2009 U.S. Open Champion Lucas Glover; 2007 Masters Champion Zach Johnson; 2003 PGA Champion Shaun Micheel; 2003 British Open Champion Ben Curtis; two-time U.S. Open Champion Lee Janzen; British Open and PGA Champion John Daly; British Open Champion Tom Lehman; PGA Champion David Toms; 2003 Tour Championship Winner Chad Campbell; 2010 NGA Player of the Year Michael Thompson; 2012 PGA TOUR winners Mark Wilson, George McNeill, Ted Potter Jr., Scott Stallings and Scott Piercy.
At this year’s PGA Tour Qualifying School, 52% of those earning full exempt status on the PGA TOUR and 67% of those earning full exempt status on the Web.com Tour were past NGA Professionals. Another 16 NGA Professionals advanced to the PGA TOUR for 2012 by finishing inside the Top 25 on the Web.com Tour money list, including 2011 NGA members Ted Potter Jr., Russell Knox and Billy Hurley III.
The NGA Pro Golf Tour, established in 1988, predates the Web.com Tour as the longest running developmental tour in golf. In 2012, the NGA TOUR became the “Official Partner of the 2012 Reno-Tahoe Open” and secured one PGA TOUR and six Web.com Tour event exemptions for its members, the most in developmental golf.
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