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Puma Golf partners with ambassador Ernie Els in support of Autism Awareness Month

Puma Golf will donate a portion of sales to Els for Autism Foundation

CARLSBAD, Calif. (April 2, 2020)April is National Autism Awareness Month, and PUMA Golf has partnered with ambassador Ernie Els in support of the Els for Autism Foundation. During the month of April, with any purchase of the brand’s celebrated IGNITE PWRADAPT CAGED shoes, PUMA Golf will donate a portion of the sales directly to the Els for Autism Foundation, an organization that helps deliver and facilitate programs designed to serve individuals with autism spectrum disorder.


In addition, starting today through April 30, every pair of CAGED shoes sold will also include a blue Els for Autism shoe bag and puzzle piece ribbon lapel pin. Both the color blue and the puzzle pieces represent Autism Awareness.


About The Els for Autism Foundation
Els for Autism Foundation was established in 2009 by Liezl and Ernie Els. The Els’ son, Ben, is impacted by autism spectrum disorder, which affects 1 in 59 children in the U.S. The Foundation offers innovative, evidence-based programs for families and individuals across the life-span in six focus areas: Education, Research, Global Support, Recreation Services, Adult Services and Therapy Services. The Els for Autism Foundation serves families around the world and offers in-person programs and services at The Els Center of Excellence in Jupiter, Florida.
For more information on the partnership, visit

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