Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Original Penguin Brand Ambassador Cameron Smith Captures Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Perfect Win. Perfect Clothes. Perfect Fit.

(Miami, FL) — Original Penguin Golf, a division of Perry Ellis International, Inc., congratulates brand ambassador Cameron Smith for winning the 2021 Zurich Classic of New Orleans with partner Marc Leishman for his third PGA Tour victory.

“We congratulate Cameron for sinking the winning putt and another thrilling playoff victory,” said Oscar Feldenkreis, President and CEO of Perry Ellis International. “With three victories now on Tour, all of them in playoffs, Cameron has solidified his position as an international star and one who rises to the occasion when the pressure is the greatest. We are proud to have Cameron as an Original Penguin brand ambassador.”

“It was a really cool week and we played some really solid golf,” stated Smith. “The back nine was tough, but we hung in there and got it done.” With the win Smith, a key member of past International Presidents Cup teams, propels up to third in the FedExCup standings, secures his TOUR card thru the 2022-2023 season, earns a berth in the 2021 PGA Championship and a spot in the 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions, while placing himself in good position for Olympic qualification. “I definitely want to be there in Japan and want to wear the green and gold as much as I can,” added Smith.

For the winning week, Cameron wore Original Penguins Spring 2021 collection featuring Original Penguin new Re-Originals sustainable fabrication. These eco-friendly polos are crafted with 30% recycled polyester and use a double knit high gauge fabrication for superior performance and aesthetics. Pairing these elevated materials with OPG’s modern tailored fit, Cameron delivered a winning look on and off the course.

Cameron’s Winning Look

- Thursday-Heritage Blocked Polo (Caviar)/Tech Pant (Pearl Blue)

- Friday-Golf Earl Polo (Black Iris)/Tech Pant (White)

- Saturday-All Over Shrimp Polo/Tech Pant (Black Iris)

- Sunday-Golf Earl Polo (Black Iris)/Tech Pant (White)

“Original Penguin’s functional style fused with enhanced technical features gave Cameron a distinct competitive advantage over the field during a grueling week of championship golf,” added Jeremy Gerson, Vice President of Sports Marketing for Perry Ellis International. “Original Penguin truly is the perfect clothing with the perfect fit while staying true to our mantra: “Be An Original.”  

Original Penguin Golf apparel is owned by Perry Ellis International, Inc., a global leader in fashion apparel, and is available at www.OriginalPenguin.com, select retailers and golf courses worldwide.

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