Loft 8° Becomes Title Sponsor of Ontario PGA Assistants’ Team Championship

3/17/2009

Loft 8° Becomes Title Sponsor of Ontario PGA Assistants’ Team Championship

(Pickering, Ont. March 17 , 2009) - The Ontario PGA is pleased to announce that Loft 8° has agreed to a multi- year partnership to become the title sponsor of the Ontario PGA Assistants’ Team Championship. Previously Loft 8° had been the presenting sponsor of the Assistants’ Spring Championship and will continue as the official clothing provider to all Ontario Interprovincial Teams.

“Loft 8°has emerged as one of Canada’s top golf apparel brands” said Chris Miranda, President of the Ontario PGA. “The support that Loft 8° has shown the Ontario PGA and its 1300 members has been exceptional and we look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with Joe, Charles and Mark.”

Loft 8° was created in 2005 and in4 years Loft 8° apparel is represented in over 400 Golf Shops globally and worn by many Canadian PGA Club Professionals as well as golf professionals around the world. The Loft 8° focus is to create technically advanced golf apparel with designs that appeal to a wide range of golfers.

“We owe a lot of our success to Canadian PGA Members in Ontario because of their continued support for our brand,” said Mark Girardo of CK Apparel - Loft 8° “This is truly a great way for us to say thank you and continue to build our relationships.”

The Loft 8° Ontario PGA Assistants’ Team Championship is set to take place at Angus Glen Golf Club. Angus Glen has been the proud host of the Assistants’ Team Championship since 2003. A long list of accomplished winners includes Loft 8° staff players Piero Poletto and Jon Silvester. Andy Holborn and Jerry Hinds will be looking to defend their title on May 6, 2009 on the North Course at Angus Glen.

About the Ontario PGA
Established in 1927, the Ontario Professional Golfers’ Association is a non-profit association comprised of approximately 1,300 golf professionals from Belleville to Windsor with a mandate to promote and advance the game of golf, serving the needs of both its membership and the golf public through professional and junior golf development programs and high-calibre competitive events. For more information, visit www.ontariopga.com

About Loft 8°(CK Apparel)
Loft 8° is a performance golf apparel company created by an avid golfer and a golf professional with a focus to create technically advanced golf apparel with designs that appeal to a wide range of golfers. For more information visit, www.loft8.ca -30-

For more Information, contact:
Scott Pritchard
Associate Director
Ontario PGA
905-420-1233
spritchard@ontario-pga.com

Joe Kim
416-840-0724
877-88-LOFT8
info@loft8.ca
www.loft8.ca
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