84 Lumber Company, Vijay Singh, Announce Sponsorship Deal

Sep 23, 2004, 01:00 ET from 84 Lumber Company

    FARMINGTON, Pa., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The 84 Lumber Company, title
 sponsor of the PGA Tour 84 Lumber Classic, today announced that it has entered
 into a sponsorship agreement with the No. 1 ranked golfer in the world, Vijay
     Singh will wear the 84 Lumber logo on the side of his visor and make
 personal appearances and participate in golf events for the company.  Terms of
 the agreement were not disclosed.
     "Vijay Singh is the No. 1 golfer in the world and 84 Lumber is the No. 1
 building materials supplier in the country, it's a natural match and we are
 proud to be aligned with a player of the stature of Vijay," said 84 Lumber
 Company President Maggie Hardy Magerko.  "Golf, because of its key demographic
 of men 34-59 matches perfectly with 84 Lumber's customers and potential
 customers.  We've sponsored the PGA Tour's 84 Lumber Classic for the last two
 years and are very excited to now have Vijay part of the 84 Lumber family."
     "I first came here in June to play a nine-hole exhibition match with Rocco
 Mediate to open the re-designed Mystic Rock and I was highly impressed by the
 course and the Falling Rock clubhouse and by the hospitality of the Hardy
 Family," said Singh.  "They made me feel very much at home here at Nemacolin
 Woodlands and I'm looking forward to working with the Hardy's and 84 Lumber."
     Founded by Joe Hardy in 1956 in the town of Eighty-Four, Pennsylvania, 84
 Lumber is the country's largest privately held supplier of quality building
 materials to professional contractors, remodelers and serious do-it-
 yourselfers.  84 Lumber has more than 500 locations and 7,500 associates
 nationwide.  For more information please visit http://www.84lumber.com .

SOURCE 84 Lumber Company