Jim Furyk Named National Spokesperson for Medjet Medical Evacuation Company

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Campaign featuring 2010 PGA Player of the Year to kick off during first quarter

Becoming a member of MedjetAssist was a natural for me. As much time as I spend away from home, both on the Tour and with personal commitments, my Medjet membership takes away any worry about what would happen if I get sick or injured.

American professional golfer and 16-time PGA Tour champion Jim Furyk has announced a two-year endorsement agreement with MedjetAssist, a premier medical evacuation and repatriation membership program in the United States for frequent travelers and corporations.

Winner of the 2003 U.S. Open, the 2010 FedEx Cup and named 2010 PGA Tour Player of the Year, Jim Furyk is an experienced traveler. As the official spokesperson, he will appear in print, radio, television, internet, website, and collateral materials promoting the world leader in medical evacuation. The campaign is scheduled to kick off during the first quarter of 2012. Furyk’s wife Tabitha will also be included in parts of the campaign.

“Becoming a member of MedjetAssist was a natural for me,” said Furyk. “As much time as I spend away from home, both on the Tour and with personal commitments, my Medjet membership takes away any worry about what would happen if I get sick or injured. Rest assured; I always pack my Medjet card.”

It is estimated that one in 30 travelers will require emergency care. If a Medjet member becomes hospitalized while traveling more than 150 miles from home, the company will arrange medical transfer to the hospital of their choice. Medjet boasts more than 50 worldwide affiliates, allowing members to travel with the peace of mind knowing that should they need emergency medical care, help is only a phone call away.

"Jim Furyk is the consummate professional both on and off the golf course," said Roy Berger, president of MedjetAssist. "He is well respected in the golf world and represents the values of Medjet and our brand image. We are honored to have Jim as part of our team."

About MedjetAssist

MedjetAssist is the premier medical evacuation membership service in the country. If a member is hospitalized more than 150 miles from home and requires continued hospitalization - MedjetAssist will arrange medical transfer to the member's hospital of choice. MedjetAssist has its corporate headquarters in Birmingham, AL, and is the recognized provider of medical evacuation and repatriation services for AARP. For more information, visit http://www.medjetassist.com.

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