Friday, May 26, 2017

Club Car and U.S. Kids Golf Foundation Partner to Grow Junior Golf Development

Club Car to become exclusive golf car provider for U.S. Kids Golf Foundation

(Augusta, Ga.) – Club Car, the global leader in golf and utility vehicles and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, announced a partnership with U.S. Kids Golf Foundation, the world leader in junior golf development, competition and coaching.

Through the partnership, Club Car will become the official golf car and personal transportation vehicle of the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation and Longleaf Golf & Family Club in Southern Pines, making Club Car the worldwide exclusive official golf car and personal transportation vehicle for all of U.S. Kids Golf Foundation activities related to junior golf.

“As a world leading golf car manufacturer, Club Car is committed to the $70 billion industry and the game of golf from the start and we are excited to kick off our partnership with the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation to help grow the game among junior golfers,” said Marc Dufour, president of Club Car. “We are excited to be part of the initiatives U.S. Kids Golf Foundation drives, from the new Longleaf Tee System to coaching young children to be avid golfers.”

As part of this relationship, Club Car will use the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation-owned Longleaf Golf & Family Club in Southern Pines as a product demonstration and test site for new vehicles and emerging technologies. Longleaf Golf & Family Club features the New Longleaf Tee System that is designed to make every round more fun and playable for golfers of all talent levels.

“Our singular mission is to serve kids and families both on and off the golf course,” said
Dan Van Horn, president of the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation. “Club Car’s devotion to growing the game of golf is evident with their support of junior and family golf initiatives as well as the products they produce. We are honored to begin our relationship with one of the leading global brands in the world of golf.”

The U.S. Kids Golf Foundation will promote Club Car’s products and commitment to golf to its worldwide customer community, certified coaches, tournament managers, officials, and the thousands of kids and families who participate in U.S. Kids Golf events.

Club Car will have an active and visible presence at the U.S. Kids Teen World Championship and the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship, the world’s largest junior golf tournaments with more than 2,300 participants from over 50 nations. The World Championships are held each July and August in the Pinehurst and Southern Pines area.

For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com or www.clubcar.com. For more information on the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation, visit www.uskidsgolf.com.