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COBRA PUMA Golf signs talented Bryson DeChambeau
COBRA PUMA GOLF, a leader in golf equipment, apparel, accessories and footwear, has announced a long-term partnership with Bryson DeChambeau the 22-year-old phenomenon who last year became just the fifth golfer to win the NCAA Men’s Individual Championship and the U.S. Amateur in the same calendar year.
DeChambeau is playing his first pro tournament this week at the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island, S.C., and will be wearing PUMA Golf apparel, accessories and footwear during each day on course, while also filling his COBRA staff bag with COBRA Golf equipment during tournament play.
Robert Philion, President & CEO of COBRA PUMA Golf, said: “Bryson has this unique combination of talent, ingenuity and personality that makes him such a dynamic golfer and a great fit for the COBRA PUMA GOLF brands. He shares in our mission of Game Enjoyment and our desire to grow the game and make it more fun and inclusive for golfers of all levels.
“Right away we noticed his progressive approach to the game, which is rooted in science and art, along with his passion and dedication. We can’t be more thrilled to have him as part of our COBRA PUMA GOLF family.”
DeChambeau said of the new partnership: “I believe that I found the perfect partner in COBRA PUMA GOLF.
“The COBRA and PUMA brands complement my style, attitude and desire to be innovative, while allowing me to continue to be myself, and think outside the box. I’m really thrilled to be part of this cutting-edge and creative company.”
While playing as an amateur, DeChambeau has been no stranger to golf’s biggest events, competing against the best players in the world. In November, DeChambeau tied for second at the Australian Masters after firing a closing 67, before following that up in January by making the cut in all three of the European Tour events and played in Abu Dhabi, Qatar and Dubai. Last week he earned the Silver Cup honour for Low Amateur at the 2016 Masters. After his professional debut this week on the venerable Harbour Town Golf Links, DeChambeau will be afforded six more sponsors’ exemptions to try and earn his PGA TOUR card for the 2017 season.
DeChambeau will be playing his Cobra King F6+ Driver in upcoming events.