Press Release: Friday 31st July 2015
CREST LINK THE RIGHT FIT FOR THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Golf apparel company CREST LINK will be the Official Apparel partner for the Australian Open.
An established brand for many years, the Malaysian company are looking to further increase their presence Down Under and see Australia’s national Open as the perfect event to be associated with.
The Emirates Australian Open will tee-off at The Australian Golf Club from November 26 to 29 2017 and boasts prize money of AUS$1.25 million.
Jointly-sanctioned by OneAsia and the PGA Tour of Australasia the prestigious event recently confirmed that defending champion Jordan Spieth from the United States and Australian Adam Scott, the 2009 champion, will compete.
Spieth’s addition to the event is a magnificent development as this year he triumphed in the first two Majors, the US Masters followed by the US Open. He also tied for fourth in the recent British Open.
“This represents an exciting opportunity for CREST LINK to promote our brand,” said Raymond Yee, Managing Director for CREST LINK.
“The Australian Open is a world class event and attracts the best players in the world and we are truly looking forward to this partnership,” added Yee.
CREST LINK have strong ties with the Tours and players in the region and boast a wealth of top brand ambassadors such as Australians Adam Crawford, Stephen Douglas Allan, and Craig Hancock and Irishmen Damien McGrane, Peter Lawrie.
Also part of their stable are Thailand’s Thaworn Wiratchant, New Zealand’s Michael Campbell, Singapore’s Choo Tze Huang, Filipinos Frankie Minoza and Antonio Lascuna, and Malaysians Shaaban Hussin and Sukree Othman.
“Our product is perfect for Australian golfers as our products offer efficient moisture absorption and evaporation, a smooth and much lighter feel compared to traditional golf apparel materials thanks to our innovation of Micro-Dri, this in return helps golfers to better perform,” said Yee.
“Some of our other innovations include Micro-Dri A-Vent, keeps golfers cool and dry at all time; Micro-Dri UV, provides protection against harmful UV rays; and COMP-TECH helps to increase blood flow to the arms and reduce soreness as well as fatigue. We believe our products put golfers and performance first beyond anything – this is because we are golfers too.”
“We have enjoyed an excellent relationship with CREST LINK for many seasons at a wide variety of our events and so it is outstanding to see them now become involved with Australia’s premier golf tournament,” said Mark Hardess, President ASEAN & Australia, World Sport Group, the promoter of the Emirates Australian Open.
As the exclusive apparel partner, CREST LINK will provide attire to all officials and event staff, as well as supplying Pro Am apparel.
Crest Link apparel also comes in fashionable colours and designs to suit all golfers.
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