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Suh to make pro debut in Puma gear

PUMA GOLF ADDS AMATEUR GOLF SENSATION JUSTIN SUH TO ITS WORLD-CLASS ROSTER OF ATHLETES

CARLSBAD, Calif. (May 29, 2019) - PUMA Golf, leader in innovation, design and style, announced today that it has added the former #1 amateur in the world in 2018 and 2019, Justin Suh, to its team of world-class athletes. Per the multi-year agreement, Suh will wear PUMA Golf apparel, footwear and headwear in all professional events, in which he competes. Suh is set to make his professional debut this week at the 2019 Memorial Tournament, donning items from PUMA Golf’s SS19 collection of apparel, accessories and footwear.

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“Showcasing a game that can compete with the best in the world, combined with his authentic, easy-going personality and athletic style, Justin is the total package and we couldn’t be prouder that he chose to partner with us,” said Dan Ladd, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing – COBRA PUMA Golf. “Beyond what we know he’ll achieve on the course, Justin is a perfect fit with the culture of PUMA Golf and will help us further our efforts in promoting game enjoyment. He is an elite athlete that knows how to have fun while performing at the highest level, rocking a style that is all his own. In short, he is a tremendous fit for our brand, and he will represent the game in tremendous fashion.”

Suh, a 4-year member of the University of Southern California Trojans’ golf team, amassed an incredible amateur career that saw him achieve the top world ranking among amateurs and earn PING NCAA All-American honors in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, including 1st Team All-American status in 2018 and 2019. Over the course of his storied career, Suh set the record for individual tournament wins at Southern Cal, recording 8 victories in total. After a record-breaking junior year where he was named PAC 12 Player of the Year, was a finalist for both the Fred Haskins and Jack Nicklaus awards (collegiate golf’s two highest honors), earned the Arnold Palmer Award and represented the U.S. in the 2018 Palmer Cup, Suh kept his momentum going, winning twice in his senior year. To culminate his collegiate career, Suh finished 4th for the individual competition in the 2019 Men’s Division I Championship this past week.

“After my incredible experience being part of the USC Trojans athletic tradition the last 4 years, I am looking forward to taking my game to the PGA TOUR this week. Doing so in partnership with a great company like PUMA Golf makes it all the more special,” said Suh. “As a Cali-guy, I have long admired how PUMA Golf marches to the beat of its own drum, offering golfers unmistakably fun style combined with the highest level of performance in its shoes, apparel and accessories. I can’t tell you how excited I am to walk the fairways of Muirfield Village in my first pro event wearing PUMA.”

Suh will be decked out from head-to-toe, in PUMA Golf gear this week, including apparel from the SS19 collection, IGNITE PWRADAPT shoes and the iconic P Cap in a variety of eye-catching hues.

For more information on the apparel being worn by Justin Suh this week, or to see the entire PUMA Golf SS19 apparel collection, visit www.pumagolf.com.

Media Contacts:
Rachel Rees, COBRA PUMA GOLF, rachel.rees@cobrapuma.com, cell: 760.710.7434
Jared Kelowitz, JDPR, jaredk@jdpr.com, cell: 864.901.2957
Peter Webb, p3SportsReps, peter@p3sportsreps.com, cell: 949-929-1498

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About COBRA PUMA GOLF
COBRA PUMA GOLF is a corporate division of PUMA, one of the world’s leading sports brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. COBRA PUMA GOLF is an inclusive company, promoting game enjoyment for golfers of all abilities, attitudes and styles. The brands full-range portfolio includes COBRA Golf’s high-performance drivers, fairways, hybrids, wedges and irons, as well as PUMA Golf’s sport lifestyle inspired footwear, apparel and accessories. Fusing performance and style, COBRA PUMA GOLF brings a focus on innovation, technology, compelling design and superior performance with an edge to the global golf marketplace. For more information, visit cobragolf.com and cobragolf.com/pumagolf.