The unique sports activities model is deepening its already-strong roster of prime skilled golfers to affix the 3-Stripes household. At this time adidas Golf introduced that it has prolonged the contract of 2017 Masters Champion Sergio Garcia, re-signed 2017 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Yr and TOUR Championship winner Xander Schauffele, and signed three-time European Tour winner Tyrrell Hatton to attire and footwear contracts. The three gamers spherical out a stellar group of marquee athletes, becoming a member of world No. 1 Dustin Johnson, world No. 4 and European Tour Rookie of the Yr Jon Rahm, and world No. 6 Justin Rose.
Sergio Garcia isn’t any stranger to the adidas model. Ever since turning skilled almost 20 years in the past following his low beginner honors on the Masters in 1999, Sergio has worn adidas attire and footwear on the course. This multi-year extension will proceed to incorporate headwear along with attire and footwear. Following a 2017 the place Sergio had three worldwide wins that included his first main, he’ll look to turn out to be the fourth participant in Masters historical past to defend his title when he heads to Augusta in April. He’ll start his 2018 marketing campaign on the SMBC Singapore Open. He’s presently ranked No. 11 on this planet.
“The adidas model is as a lot part of my life off the golf course as it’s on,” stated Sergio Garcia. “I’m simply as excited at present to increase our relationship as I used to be once I first signed with adidas once I turned professional in 1999.”
Following a formidable 2017 season that was highlighted by two wins and the PGA TOUR Rookie of the Yr award, world No. 25 Xander Schauffele re-signs a multi-year attire and footwear contract with adidas that may even embrace headwear. He’ll be part of Sergio as the one different PGA TOUR participant to put on the adidas Badge of Sport brand on the entrance of his hat. Schauffele is a 2018 Workforce USA Ryder Cup hopeful following his breakout 2017 season, and can make his first begin of 2018 on the Sentry Event of Champions in Hawaii, competing in opposition to fellow PGA TOUR winners from the 2017 calendar 12 months.
“Rising up in a German household, and particularly one devoted to sports activities, adidas has at all times been part of my life,” stated Xander Schauffele. “I’ve additionally been carrying the 3-Stripes since I turned professional in 2015 and I’m excited for that partnership to proceed for years to return.”
A rising star on the European Tour who may even play in choose PGA TOUR occasions in 2018, world No. 16 Tyrrell Hatton has agreed to a multi-year cope with adidas that may characteristic him in attire and footwear. Hatton’s current success – three wins previously two seasons on the European Tour – additionally places him in competition to qualify for Workforce Europe on the 2018 Ryder Cup. His first begin within the 3-Stripes might be on the 2018 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship later this month.
“That is an incredible time to be becoming a member of adidas,” stated Tyrrell Hatton. “There’s an pleasure with the model as a frontrunner in golf and I look ahead to being a part of the adidas household.”
The brand new contract extensions and signings mark a brand new chapter for adidas Golf as a part of the worldwide adidas model; proving its dedication to the game. The main target stays to create the perfect attire and footwear for golfers all over the place, and the perfect gamers on this planet are persevering with to depend on their merchandise to assist them carry out on the course.
“It’s extraordinarily rewarding to know that the perfect golfers on this planet are impressed sufficient with our merchandise to need to have an expert relationship with us,” stated Jeff Lienhart, president, adidas Golf. “We’re aligning ourselves with gamers who not solely carry out on the course, but in addition match the model and tradition we’ve at adidas. To work with gamers like DJ, Sergio, Justin and Tyrrell is spectacular, however to additionally embrace two younger gamers in Xander and Jon – the top-two Rookies of the Yr in 2017 from each of the world’s prime skilled excursions – we all know there’s a brilliant future forward for all of us.”
Concerning the adidas Group
adidas is a world chief within the sporting items trade with the core manufacturers adidas and Reebok. Headquartered in Herzogenaurach/Germany, the Group employs greater than 60,000 individuals throughout the globe and generated gross sales of € 19 billion in 2016.