Golf News for Tuesday, May 13, 2014 | Sponsorship

Greg Norman Collection continues sponsorship of NJPGA Match Play Championship

NEW YORK CITY -- Greg Norman Collection, the golf-inspired sportswear company, announces its continued sponsorship of the NJPGA Match Play Championship. The New Jersey Section's premier event will be held at the beautiful Manasquan River Golf Club beginning today. This will be the fifth consecutive year in which the Greg Norman Collection has been a sponsor of the New Jersey PGA Section event.

"We are proud to be continuing our support of the New Jersey PGA Section," said Michael J. Setola, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tharanco Lifestyles. "The NJPGA is one of the top local sections in the country with highly respected golf professionals that are committed to growing the game of golf."

The elite 64-man field consists of 32 exempt players and 32 qualifiers. Notable players in the field include NJPGA Player of the Year Frank Esposito Jr. from Brookdale CC and past Match Play Champion Brett Jones from Mountain Ridge CC.

To view the entire field and bracket click here: (njpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/njpga14/event/njpga1410/contest/4/leaderboard.htm)

About Greg Norman Collection:
Built upon a unique combination of performance, luxury and style, Greg Norman Collection is a leading worldwide marketer of golf-inspired sportswear for men and women. Established in 1992, Greg Norman Collection is inspired by one of the world's leading golf professionals, the man they call "The Shark." Reflecting his adventurous spirit and confident, independent style, the Collection captures Greg Norman's powerful elegance, enthusiasm and passion for an individual design sense.

About The PGA of America
Since it's founding in 1916, The PGA of America has maintained a twofold mission: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf. By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career services, marketing and research programs, The PGA enables its professionals to maximize their performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in the multi-billion dollar golf industry. By creating and delivering world-class championships and innovative programs, The PGA of America elevates the public's interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone, everywhere. As The PGA nears its centennial, The PGA brand represents the very best in golf. The New Jersey Section is one of 41 geographic sections throughout the country and has been in operation since 1925.

Contact:
Jennifer Hawkins, (203) 371-0120
jennifer.hawkins@gncollection.com