Oosthuizen becomes Mercedes Brand Ambassador - 14 Jun 2013
Louis Oosthuizen has signed a deal with Mercedes-Benz South Africa which will see the golfer become an ambassador for the brand. read more
The Sanlam Cancer Challenge, one of the biggest mass participation sports events in South Africa, has already raised close to R500,000 in the four months since the nationwide golf drive for the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) began. read more
The PGA of South Africa has announced that the country will host its first-ever World Club ProAm. The tournament has a total prize and appearance fee fund of US $350,000 (R3,225,040) and a format of 90-holes of golf played across KwaZulu-Natal’s championship courses. read more
Cleveland Golf has announced a partnership with the Amateur World Golfers Championships which will see thecompany offer every entrant for the SA regional eliminations who refers another player an automatic entry into thedraw to win a full set of Cleveland Clubs and bag worth over R9,000. read more
TaylorMade adidas and Ashworth Golf have acquired Adams Golf, with the intention of relaunching the brand that includes Tom Watson and Bernhard Langer amongst its ambassadors, as well as staff professionals Aaron Baddeley and Robert Garrigus. read more
Bose Corporation has announced Rory McIlroy as the new global brand ambassador for the company’s headphones, portable speakers, home and automotive systems. McIlroy joins Bose in a multi-year agreement as he begins 2013 as the number one golfer in the world. read more
The International Federation of PGA Tours and South Africa’s Sunshine Tour have announced that a new tournament set to be staged in November has been postponed due to sponsorship issues, according to media reports. The Tournament of Hope had been due to go ahead after the details were finalised in October when a 10-year contract was signed, alon… read more
Retired American swimmer Michael Phelps has signed a personal endorsement deal with golf equipment brand Ping. The amateur golfer, and the most decorated Olympian in history, holed a 153-foot putt at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in St Andrews last year – reportedly the longest televised putt in golf history. read more
As expected, Nike Golf officially announced the signing of world number one Rory McIlroy at a press conference in Abu Dhabi on Monday evening, in a multi-year agreement that will see the Northern Irishman sport Nike clubs, balls, footwear, glove, apparel, headwear and accessories – and could see the 23-year-old become one of the highest paid spo… read more
Whether at the Sharks or at the Springboks, I am going to push for a place to start.
Bismarck du Plessis is ready for his return into the Springbok side after 10 months out with injury.