Golf News for Thursday, April 4, 2013 | Business

Second Skin Garment Company strengthens sales team with new hires

TORONTO -- Second Skin Garment Company, a leader in golf and athletic apparel with Second Skin and Hollas brands, announced they've strengthened their Canadian Sales Team with new hires in BC, MB, SASK and ON.

Brian Simpson joins the team with over 20 years in the Canadian golf business including experience in hard goods and soft goods. Brian will represent the Province of Ontario for all green grass retailers.

Samantha Tough will represent Second Skin in the Province of BC. She comes with a wealth of golf industry experience at green grass and has developed a strong network of customer relationships already through her affiliation with VB Golf.

Corey Braaksma, CPGA golf professional will represent Second Skin and Hollas in MB and SASK in addition to fulfilling his role as Associate Golf Professional at Bridges Golf Club in Manitoba.

"We're very excited to have Brian, Sam and Corey joining our team," said Don Nichols, President of Second Skin. "Their expertise, network and proven track records will be instrumental to our success at green grass. And I believe that this team, paired with the Sell Thru Sooner solution will take our business to the next level in Canada".

About Sell Thru Sooner:
Now Available for Fall 2013 for Second Skin and Hollas brands; Sell Thru Sooner is an apparel solution for Green Grass partners, designed to facilitate a fresh offering of merchandise in golf shops all season long - without the burden of inventory.

About Second Skin Garment Company:
Second Skin Garment Company, founded in Toronto, Ontario in 1988, quickly became a leading edge outerwear company before entering the Canadian golf market in the mid 1990s. Recognized by Score Golf magazine as Golf Company of the Year in 2007, Second Skin has developed one of the most recognizable and trusted brands in golf outerwear. Second Skin and Hollas are currently distributed in Canada and the U.S. and available in over 500 golf shops.

For more information about Second Skin, or the Sell Thru Sooner program, please contact: Laura Ouellette, Director of Marketing,

Don Nichols, President |
Laura Ouellette, Director of Marketing |