Ontario PGA and adidas Eyewear Announce Unique Birdie Shootout for Head Professionals in Ontario


Ontario PGA and adidas Eyewear Announce Unique Birdie Shootout for Head Professionals in Ontario
(Pickering, Ont.,  June 10, 2010) - The Ontario PGA is pleased to introduce a new event to the 2010 tournament schedule. With the support and innovation from adidas Eyewear the Ontario PGA will conduct its first ever "Head Professional Birdie Shootout" at Turnberry Golf Club in Brampton, Ontario.

The Birdie Shootout is open to all Canadian PGA Head Professionals in Ontario and will be played on August 30, 2010. Every birdie a Head Professional makes will entitle he or she to a portion of the $15,000 purse. The purse will be will be divided up evenly based on the number of birdies that are made on the day. An additional $1,000 will be available for the Head Professional who makes the most birdies for the day.

"adidas Eyewear has been a great supporter of the Ontario PGA," said Ontario PGA President, Dustin Kerr-Taylor. "This event will allow adidas Eyewear to showcase their products and really help educate Head Professionals on the value of carrying adidas Eyewear products in their shops," added Kerr-Taylor.

adidas eyewear is manufactured by the reputable optical company, Silhouette International. Sports frames by adidas eyewear offer personalized sunglasses to cater to the needs of each wearer. In golf, precision is everything. Being able to clearly read the green and focus on each shot is critical to your score. adidas golf sport frames are equipped with LST Contrast lenses and are optimized for golfers. In a green environment, adidas eyewear lenses increase the contrast of a ball, accentuates the curves on a golf course and helps you to better read the green.

"We want to provide the Ontario PGA members with the same business opportunities that the Quebec PGA Professional's are experiencing and are benefiting from since last year," said Manuel Magini, Director of Marketing for adidas Eyewear. "In Quebec, there are more Pro Shops that are carrying our top quality sunglasses. Not only are the Pros pleased with the support that the brand provides to them, they are thrilled with the good business that they are making from their sales. We are looking forward to getting a good response from Ontario PGA Members," added Magini.

Played at the brand new Turnberry Golf Club in Brampton Ontario, the Birdie Shoot-out will have a field of 72 Head Professionals. Turnberry is a par 56 layout designed by Doug Carrick's Golf Course Architecture firm and owned by the same people who built the venerable Eagle's Nest Golf Club just north of Toronto. Visit Turnberry's website for more information visit www.turnberrygolf.ca

For more information about the adidas Eyewear Ontario PGA Head Professional Birdie Shoot-out presented by SkyCaddie click here.
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