Jan 9, 2008

Nike Golf Signs Suzann Pettersen To Its Tour Staff

By Ottawa Golf Blog   Posted at  1/09/2008 04:21:00 PM   No comments

Huge signing of World #2 LPGA golfer Suzann Pettersen by Nike Golf. Didn't know she was shopping her wares but this is big. She has signed a multi-year agreement with Nike where she will use Nike clubs, balls, footwear, glove and bag.

"To be associated with a powerful global brand such as Nike is an athlete's dream," said Pettersen. "I love the spirit and passion the company has in developing innovative products that push the limits and furthers performance. I'm thrilled to be starting the 2008 LPGA season as a Nike Golf athlete and can't wait to begin using the new products in competition."

Pettersen, from Norway won five times last year,including a major championship, and finished second on the year's money list. She is now number two in the Women's World Golf Rankings. She also won in her home country by taking victory at the European Tour's SAS Masters in Norway.

Pettersen has represented Europe on the 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2007 Solheim Cup teams in which the top women players from the United States compete against the top women players from Europe. In addition to her six worldwide wins in 2007, Pettersen also claimed victories at the 2001 French Open and the 2000 World Championship.
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