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LPGA’s Burnett to endorse Pro Em

Phoenix, Ariz. – PRO EM Party & Event Rentals today announced it has signed a global sponsorship agreement with Katie Burnett, an LPGA Tour professional and graduate of the University of South Carolina. PRO EM will support Burnett throughout the 2018 LPGA Tour season as she looks to improve on a solid 2017 campaign.  

As part of the agreement with PRO EM, Burnett will wear the PRO EM logo on her left sleeve during all golf-related appearances, beginning with Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic in late January.

“We are thrilled to have Katie join the PRO EM team,” said Brady Castro, President and Chief Executive Officer of PRO EM Party & Event Rentals. “Katie is a very exciting, talented young player and a terrific person. We’re proud that she’ll be representing us as she plays this season on the LPGA Tour and we are looking forward to supporting and promoting her.”

This agreement marks PRO EM Party & Event Rental’s first professional athlete sponsorship. The company, however, is very involved in professional and collegiate sports, partnering with and providing event products and/or staffing for the Waste Management Phoenix Open, The LPGA Founders Cup, the KIA Classic, the BMW PGA Championship, the Valero Texas Open, the FedEx St Jude Classic, Quicken Loans National, CareerBuilder Challenge, The USGA, the 2017 NCAA Final Four, the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies and Oakland A’s MLB teams as well as Arizona State Sun Devil Athletics.

“I am very excited to be partnering with PRO EM,” said Burnett. “PRO EM is a great company with amazing products for any and all event needs. I have seen firsthand the quality of their products at the LPGA Bank of Hope Founders Cup, KIA Classic and the PGA TOUR’s Waste Management Phoenix Open tournament. I couldn’t be happier to become a part of the PRO EM team.”  


Katie Burnett’s Accomplishments:

Burnett joined the LPGA Tour in 2013, a year after graduating from the University of South Carolina. While at South Carolina, Burnett was named a 2012 Second-Team All-American and an Honorable Mention selection in 2010. She holds the all-time scoring record for the Gamecocks and was a two-time All-SEC Second Team selection. As a professional, Burnett has two career top ten finishes – a T9 at the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf and in 2014 and a T2 at the LOTTE Championship Presented by Hershey in 2016. Her career earnings top $633,900 over 99 events, with 61 cuts made. For more information on Katie Burnett,


About PRO EM Party & Event Rentals:

Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, PRO EM Party & Event Rentals serves as a single, one-stop source for events of any size. Whether searching for an event management company, event rentals such as tents, tables and chairs, commercial services or all three, PRO EM’s knowledgeable team is ready to make any event a complete success.

In 2017, PRO EM Party & Event Rentals acquired both Partytime-HDO Productions, a Niles, Illinois-based provider of tenting, flooring, lighting and fabric design for sporting events, corporate functions and weddings, and Universal Resource Supply, LLC/SoCal Tents & Events (URS), a Los Angeles-based event rental company.

The PRO EM, Partytime-HDO Productions and URS triad makes it one of the largest event companies in the United States with enormous product inventories, an incredible menu of services and a nationwide footprint of events and operations. And, thanks to the complementary seasonality of events, the industry giant has tremendous flexibility in deploying both product and staffing resources.

Together, PRO EM, Partytime-HDO Productions and URS service more than 5,000 events annually ranging from largescale nationally-televised sporting events, concerts and festivals to smaller and more intimate corporate meetings, weddings and social gatherings. 

For more information on PRO EM Party & Event Rentals, visit


Rob Myers
RM PR Group