Golf News for Monday, March 10, 2014 | Sponsorship

Bobby Jones named official apparel provider for The Georgia Golf Trail

BORDENTOWN, N.J. -- Bobby Jones, celebrating the iconic apparel brand's 25th anniversary in 2014, announced that Georgia Golf & Travel has selected it as the official apparel provider and presenting sponsor for The Georgia Golf Trail Presented by Bobby Jones. The Georgia Golf Trail is a network of courses, spanning from Savannah to North Georgia, which includes 16 of the Peach state's top resorts and golf clubs.

In its official apparel provider and presenting sponsor roles, the Bobby Jones brand will proudly display its collection of fine golf apparel in golf shops throughout the trail and will spearhead many promotional activities, including logo shirts for trail member courses.

"We are honored to have the Bobby Jones brand as our presenting sponsor and official apparel provider for the Georgia Golf Trail. This is a natural fit for us, not only to promote Georgia as a premier golf destination to the world but also to showcase Georgia's rich golf history and Georgia's #1 golfer, the legendary Bobby Jones," said Doug Hollandsworth, Founder and CEO of The Georgia Golf Trail. "Bobby Jones apparel has always shown impeccable attention to detail and has been the definition of class throughout the years and we feel here at The Georgia Golf Trail, this partnership will only help us grow the awareness of what our beautiful state has to offer to the world."

The Georgia Golf Trail Presented by Bobby Jones, is owned and operated by Georgia Golf & Travel, LLC and has a mission to increase travel and visitor expenditures throughout the state of Georgia by marketing it as one of the leading golf destinations in the world. Georgia Golf & Travel, LLC works in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development Tourism Department, and aims to achieve its mission by increasing awareness and generating inquiries about Georgia's destination travel opportunities and encouraging the expansion of Georgia's golf travel capabilities.

"There isn't a more famous Georgia-born golfer than Robert Tyre Jones, Jr., so it gives us great pleasure to help promote the game he loved in his home state, while helping the next generation of golfers gain a greater awareness of Bobby Jones' historical feats," said Andy bell, President/CEO of Jones Global Sports. "We applaud the vision of Doug Hollandsworth and we look forward to being a part of bringing increased acclaim to Georgia's world-class golf courses and history."

For a quarter century, Bobby Jones has provided luxury men's and women's sportswear, including polo shirts, button downs, shorts, slacks and sweaters/knits to demanding consumers looking to exude a classy, cool confidence on and off the course. The Bobby Jones brand can be found at the finest golf clubs, resorts and haberdasheries in the world. For more information on the Bobby Jones brand, visit www.bobbyjones.com.

About Bobby Jones
Headquartered in Bordentown, New Jersey, Jones Global Sports, an affiliate of the Waitt Company, manufactures, markets and distributes elegantly styled men's and women's sportswear, accessories and performance golf equipment. Like its namesake, Bobby Jones products are the definition of class, using only premium quality materials to create classic, timeless designs that exude confidence on and off the course. The Bobby Jones brand has been a mainstay in the golf industry since the 1990's and celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2014. Bobby Jones is sold in the finest private clubs, resorts and golf courses worldwide. For more information visit www.bobbyjones.com.

About The Georgia Golf Trail Presented by Bobby Jones
The Georgia Golf Trail, owned and operated by Georgia Golf & Travel LLC, in Monroe Georgia, includes 16 of the state's top resorts and golf clubs. The Peach State is emerging as a leading golf destination and already hosts the top golfing event in the world, The Masters Tournament, and PGA TOUR, CHAMPIONS TOUR and WEB.COM TOUR events each year. With courses located from the mountains to the coast, there are tremendous golfing options in addition to the rich history and amenities that Georgia has to offer. Visit http://www.georgiagolfandtravel.com/ or call (855) 388-GOLF (4653) for more information.

Contact:
Jared Kelowitz
864.233.3776, ext. 24
jaredk@jdpr.com