BEDMINSTER, N.J. (January 31st, 2022) – The New Jersey Section, PGA of America (NJPGA) is excited to announce its newest Section Sponsorship with johnnie-O, whose brand character is a true fabric of East Coast Classic meets SoCal Lifestyle. (Pun intended).
As part of this agreement, johnnie-O will serve as the Title Sponsor of the popular Pro Pro Championship to be held at the Galloway National Golf Club in Galloway Township, N.J. on Monday & Tuesday, April 11th & 12th. The event, which pairs two PGA Professionals in a 36-hole four-ball stroke play team event, continues to be a fun way for our PGA Professionals to kick off the season.
“The addition of johnnie-O as the new Title Sponsor of the Pro Pro Championship represents another best in class brand partnering with a best in class event,” said NJPGA Executive Director Chris Bauer. “We appreciate the opportunity to partner for this event but more importantly appreciate the great customer service they have provided to our PGA Professionals.”
“johnnie-O is thrilled to partner with and support the NJPGA for its 2022 Pro Pro Championship,” said Vice President of Sales, Matt Ferrer. “The NJPGA and its long history features some of the very best clubs and professionals in the country and we’re honored to share with them the johnnie-O lifestyle, both on and off the course.”
The New Jersey PGA, home to nearly 500 PGA Professionals, is always looking for new ways to promote and service its members. The johnnie-O brand is one that has become more and more popular in local Pro Shops and we look forward to seeing it grow for many years to come.
About the New Jersey PGA
Since its founding in 1916, The PGA of America has maintained a twofold mission: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf. The NJPGA is one of 41 geographic sections throughout the country and has been in operation since 1925. In 2012 and 2015, the NJPGA was the recipient of the Herb Graffis Award, presented annually to a PGA Section that shows extraordinary or exemplary contributions in player development and growth of the game programming. For more information on the NJPGA please newjersey.pga.com or follow us on social media: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, & Flickr.
johnnie-O, founded by John O’Donnell, is a lifestyle brand offering a range of apparel, footwear and accessories for men and boys. The collection includes polos, button-downs, bottoms, swim, outerwear and a line of PREP-FORMANCE™ gear for the active lifestyle. johnnie-O is available online at www.johnnie-O.com, specialty retailers and golf clubs across the United States. Follow johnnie-O on Instagram, Facebook, & Twitter.