Bringing Single Tournament Shirt Sponsorships to Local Businesses at the McGladrey Classic

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Company Puts Local Brands on the Shirts of PGA Tour Pros, a Davenport, IA sports marketing company, announced plans to bring their unique single tournament sponsorships to the McGladrey Classic on St. Simons Island, GA. single tournament sponsorships start as low as $4,000 per tournament, a significantly lower price point than traditional sponsorships. Brian Kardell, president of says, “This is a whole new paradigm in apparel sponsorships and it opens the door for small to mid-sized companies to affordably promote their brands on the shirts of PGA Tour pros for a fraction of the cost of traditional sponsorships.” initially launched single tournament sponsorships at the John Deere Classic in July 2014 and continues to build momentum with sponsorships at the PGA Championship, The Barclays, the Deutsche Bank Championship and the BMW Championship. To date, several local and regional companies and organizations have promoted themselves on the shirts of PGA Tour player partners including Jerry Kelly, Ted Potter Jr., and Ken Duke. “Sponsors have been very pleased with the buzz created when their local communities see a familiar local brand on the shirt of a PGA Tour pro while he plays in a PGA tournament,” says Cheryl Riley-Hayles, Business Development Director of

In addition to providing single tournament sponsorships, also offers multiple tournament sponsorship options. For example, the Wisconsin based Culvers restaurant chain recently sponsored PGA Tour pro and Wisconsin native Jerry Kelly for three consecutive PGA FedEx Cup playoff tournaments.

Several PGA Tour pros have already partnered with to provide sponsorship positions on their shirts. In addition, is constantly looking for opportunities to partner with other PGA Tour pros. The following Player Partners are currently expected to have sponsorship positions available for the McGladrey Classic (others may be added as they become available):

  • Three-time PGA Tour winner - Jerry Kelly
  • 2013 Travelers Champion - Ken Duke
  • 2013-14 Tour standouts and new PGA Tour Players - Byron Smith, Steve Wheatcroft and Kyle Reifers. offers seven shirt sponsorship positions:

  • left and right chest
  • left and right collar
  • left and right sleeves
  • yoke (below the collar on the back center of the shirt)

The availability of each shirt position varies from player-to-player and from tournament-to-tournament. Interested sponsors can check for up-to-date position availability by player.

About is a sports marketing company providing flexible and affordable sponsorship options on the shirts of select PGA Tour golf professionals. sponsorships provide businesses and organizations with single-tournament and multiple-tournament sponsorship opportunities to promote their brands on the shirts of PGA Tour pros. To learn more about please visit our website,

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