Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 4, 2009
Vemma Nutrition Company announced today that PGA Pro-Golfer Ricky Barnes along with Blake Sports Group will be spokespersons for the company's energy products, Verve Energy Drink and Verve Energy Shot. Barnes and Blake Sports Group will join Verve's established list of credible partnerships which include the Phoenix Suns®, Phoenix Coyotes®, Phoenix Mercury® and Shawne Merriman.
Ricky turned to Verve's healthy energy products since they align well with his goals for the future. "I could not be happier to be a part of such a great company as Vemma®. I attribute a lot of my success in golf to my healthy lifestyle and my dedication to staying fit. Verve is an insanely healthy energy drink that gives me all the essential vitamins to get me through the day," said Barnes.
"Verve will be the next billion dollar brand as we roll it out internationally. In my 20 years in the wellness industry, the Verve Energy Drink and the Verve Energy Shot are the most exciting products I've ever been a part of and we're so excited that Ricky has joined our team. He will be able to build the credibility of the Verve brand with his great athletic talent," said Vemma President and CEO BK Boreyko.
Ricky will make his rookie debut on the PGA Tour this year after recording his best season on the Nationwide Tour. Barnes won the prestigious Ben Hogan Award as the nation's top collegiate golfer in 2003. In 2002, he won the US Amateur at Oakland Hills Country Club and was the low amateur in the 2003 Masters finishing 21st after outscoring his playing partner Tiger Woods by seven shots in round one. Barnes has recorded nine top-10s on the 2008 Nationwide Tour. Ricky has been a member of the Nationwide Tour since turning pro in 2004.
Vemma Nutrition Company, creator of the liquid dietary supplement Vemma, insanely healthy Verve Energy Drink, and newly released Verve Energy Shot, is a privately-owned business based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Supported by a global network of independent distributors and through hybrid marketing at select retail locations, Vemma and Verve products are available in over 50 countries worldwide.
For more information about Ricky Barnes and Verve, visit http://www.rickyenergy.com