FTS Announces Sponsorship of PGA TOUR Pro Robert Garrigus

Financial Transaction Services (FTS), a full-service provider of electronic transaction processing services, announced today that it has signed a sponsorship agreement with PGA TOUR Pro Robert Garrigus.

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Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 21, 2012

Financial Transaction Services (FTS), a full-service provider of electronic transaction processing services, announced today that it has signed a sponsorship agreement with PGA TOUR Pro Robert Garrigus.

Garrigus, the 2010 Children’s Miracle Network Classic champion, is currently ranked 20th in the FedEx Cup standings. He will compete this weekend in the finals of the FedEx Cup TOUR Championship by Coca Cola, at East Lake C.C. (Atlanta).

“We are delighted to partner with Robert Garrigus,” said FTS President Brian Shanahan. “He is an exciting player to watch, from tee to green. Robert is a man of great talent, which he has worked hard to cultivate and focus. His personal story of triumph is an inspiration, and his vibrant energy is a wonderful addition to the FTS team.”

“Coming to a sponsor agreement is not always a simple decision, said Garrigus. “FTS, as a family owned company providing high quality end-to-end service in transaction processing, has a business approach I can understand. It’s a leader in its industry, and I am looking forward to a great partnership.”

FTS Director of Marketing Stephanie Levine said, “FTS takes pride in offering the best of payment transaction services, anytime, anywhere, to a very broad market encompassing both small businesses and very large corporations. The golfing fan base is well represented at each level of that market. Robert’s career will certainly be well known to fans, and we expect this sponsorship will be attractive to future clients in the fan base. ”

About FTS

FTS is a full-service provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, independent sales organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, business and government institutions. FTS offers a comprehensive line of solutions for credit and debit cards, gift cards, electronic check conversation, verification and guarantee as well as terminal services and online Payment Gateway Solutions. Through its CardConnect and CardSecure products it provides payment processing middleware for encryption and tokenization, including P2PE, to organizations running on the most popular ERP software packages. FTS is powered by First Data Corporation and is a registered ISO/MSP of Wells Fargo Bank N.A. For more information, visit http://www.ftservice.com.

About Robert Garrigus

Robert Garrigus (born November 11, 1977) is a professional golfer from Nampa, Idaho. The son of an Olympic trap shooter, he grew up in Oregon, attended high school in Corvallis, and currently lives in Scottsdale with his wife and young son. Garrigus turned pro in 1997, qualifying for the PGA TOUR in 2005 He won the 2010 Children's Miracle Network Classic, the last event of the PGA Tour season, to guarantee exempt status on the PGA Tour through the end of the 2012 season. Garrigus is one of the longest drivers in the golfing world, with an average drive of 310 yards in 2012. His has been candid about his personal journey and eventual success in both print and broadcast interviews since 2010.


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