HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA - October 4, 2012 - Cleveland® Golf/Srixon® and Never Compromise® are pleased to announce that Cleveland® Golf staff player Brandon Brown has been named as the 2012 National Golf Association (NGA) Player of the Year, while fellow Cleveland® Golf/Srixon® staffer Ken Looper received NGA Rookie of the Year honors for 2012.
"The NGA Tour has launched many careers on the PGA Tour and Cleveland Golf/Srixon has been fortunate to have chosen young developmental staff players who've experienced a lot of success on the NGA Tour over the past ten years, said Mike Dunphy, Player Development Manager for Cleveland® Golf/Srixon®. "Brandon and Ken each had a fantastic year, and we're extremely proud of their accomplishments, and we are quite confident that both these young men will find success at the next level of competition."
Cleveland® Golf/Srixon® staffers such as Keegan Bradley, Ted Potter, Jim Renner, Russell Knox, as well as many others have previously competed on the NGA Tour, which was formerly known as the Hooters Tour. For more information on the National Golf Association, please visit www.ngatour.com
For more information on Cleveland® Golf/Srixon®, Never Compromise® and Cleveland Classics™ apparel or their staff players, please visit www.clevelandgolf.com
Based in Huntington Beach, CA, Cleveland® Golf, Srixon®, Never Compromise® and Cleveland Classics™ apparel are brands that enjoy a strong presence on competitive tours worldwide and are under the umbrella of Dunlop Sports based in Kobe, Japan. Their professional staffs includes players such as Graeme McDowell, Keegan Bradley, Vijay Singh, David Toms, and many others. Cleveland® Golf was founded in 1979 to produce high quality replicas of classic golf clubs from the 1940's and 1950's but soon became regarded as an innovative producer of original equipment in its own right. Srixon®, with more than 80 years of golf ball manufacturing experience, is committed to producing the highest quality, technically innovative golf balls which offer maximum performance to golfers of all levels of ability. Cleveland® Golf, Srixon®, Never Compromise® and Cleveland Classics™ apparel remain steadfastly committed to providing "Tour proven, premium golf equipment to passionate golfers at prices that ensure value to consumers." For more information, please contact Keith Patterson, PR/Media Relations Manager (714.889.5808) or visit us online at www.clevelandgolf.com, www.srixon.com, www.nevercompromise.com and www.clevelandclassicsapparel.com.