Cobra-PUMA Golf Named Co-Title Sponsor of PGA of BC Assistants’ Championship

Sportlifestyle company and high performance equipment brand will be supporting July event held at Big Sky Golf & Country Club in Pemberton, BC.

RICHMOND, B.C. - (May 17th, 2011) - The Professional Golfers' Association of British Columbia is pleased to announce a new corporate partnership with Cobra-PUMA Golf, who will be joining FlightScope as the title sponsors of the PGA of BC Assistants’ Championship.  The event is held July 11-12 in Pemberton, BC at Big Sky Golf & Country Club. 

“With Cobra-PUMA Golf on board, we are extremely excited about how this year’s PGA of BC Assistants’ Championship is shaping up” says Donald Miyazaki, Interim Executive Director for the PGA of British Columbia. “As a new division of PUMA, our partnership with Cobra-PUMA Golf is one that we know many of our members are thrilled about, and we look forward to showcasing them at this year’s event,” added Miyazaki.

Cobra-PUMA Golf has a strong and globally diverse on-course portfolio and is represented by a roster of both elite athletes and talented young, fresh up-and-comers.  Included on this list are Cobra’s Ian Poulter and PUMA Golf’s Rickie Fowler.  In 2010, Poulter had two victories worldwide including the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship and the Hong Kong Open, where he used the “All White” Limited Edition ZL Driver to shoot an impressive 22 under par.  While PUMA Golf’s young phenom Rickie Fowler was named 2010 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year and is currently ranked 34th in the world.

“As a newly formed global golf company, it is important for us to support the provincial golf zones in Canada,” states Bob Cote, Senior Vice-President for Cobra-PUMA Golf.  “We look forward to partnering with the BC PGA and bringing an inclusive and desirable outlook to the sport of golf in one of Canada’s leading golf provinces”.

About Cobra-PUMA GOLF

Cobra-PUMA Golf is a corporate division of PUMA Canada Inc. and combines two strong brands that provide a full range of offerings to the golf industry. Cobra-PUMA Golf is an inclusive company for golfers of all abilities, attitudes and styles who enjoy the game. The portfolio includes Cobra Golf’s high performance drivers, fairways, hybrids and irons, as well as PUMA Golf’s sport and lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories for both men and women. Fusing performance and style, COBRA-PUMA GOLF brings a focus on innovation, technology, compelling design and superior performance with an edge to the global golf marketplace. Cobra-PUMA Golf is a part of PUMA SE, one of the world’s leading sportlifestyle companies that designs and develops footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, visit puma.com/golf and cobragolf.com.

For further information, contact:
Curtis Begg
Director of Marketing
Cobra-PUMA Golf
416.481.7862 ext. 2425
Curtis.Begg@puma.com