NEW YORK, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- J.Lindeberg has entered a partnership with the Southeastern Collegiate Golf Tour as a Founding Sponsor and Official Apparel Sponsor of the 6 stop Collegiate Tour; as well as the Presenting Sponsor of the Sawgrass Collegiate event held at the Tournament Players Club June 24-27, 2012.
The SECGAA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, established by Bill Hughes, Regional Director of TPC Operations, and Mark Naes, Executive Director Emerald Coast Junior Golf Association; that allows the NCAA Collegiate Golfer to be a member of an association that qualifies them to participate in highly competitive tournaments with the opportunity to play on some of the finest facilities that Professional Golfers enjoy.
J.Lindeberg has always had a core strategy in supporting up and coming talent and players on the collegiate level, partnering with events such as the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational. As one of the pioneers in changing golf fashion and being a big part in shaping what golf looks like today, J.Lindeberg prides itself with supporting the next generation of golfers.
"We are proud to be involved with the SECGT on the ground level and applaud the vision of Bill Hughes and Mark Naes in putting this tour together," says Wayne Webster, Vice President of Sales at J.Lindeberg.
As a founding sponsor, J.Lindeberg will participate in the entire Southeastern Collegiate Golf Tour, that will commence with 6 first class tournaments and venues starting this June. Venues include TPC Louisiana, TPC Sawgrass (Dye's Valley Course) University of Georgia Golf Course, Hampton Cove RTJ Trail Huntsville Alabama, Perdido Bay Golf Resort home of the season ending Hardees Collegiate Players Championship in Pensacola, Florida. As the Presenting Sponsor at the Sawgrass Collegiate event held at the Tournament of Players Club, J.Lindeberg will provide J.Lindeberg technical golf shirts and J.Lindeberg leather belts for each starting participant as well as offer a grand prize for the winner of the tournament.
ABOUT J.LINDEBERG, THE SCANDINAVIAN FASHION HOUSE
Since its first collection in 1997, J.Lindeberg has successfully combined fashion and sportswear. The Company's main collection and its progressive golf and ski collections are sold in more than 30 countries world-wide. J.Lindeberg Flagship Stores are located in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Kitzbuhel, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul, Osaka and Tokyo. J.Lindeberg apparel is also carried by leading independent boutiques, upscale departments stores and some of the world's most exclusive golf and ski shops. The Company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
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