GAO Announces New Partnership

GAO Team Ontario 2014

– Golf Association of Ontario Partners With TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada –

The GAO has entered into a three year partnership agreement with TaylorMade-adidas golf Canada
The GAO has entered into a three year partnership agreement with TaylorMade-adidas golf Canada

On November 19th The Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) and TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada announced that they have agreed to a three-year sponsorship agreement, which sees TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada become the official clothing provider and high performance program partner of the Association.

“The Golf Association of Ontario is thrilled to announce our new partnership agreement with TaylorMade-adidas Golf.  It is exciting to partner with a leading company in the golf industry that shares our passion and commitment to golf development.  TaylorMade-adidas Golf is dedicated to helping Ontario athletes perform their best and we are pleased to have their support for GAO golf participation and performance initiatives” said Steve Carroll, GAO Executive Director.

With the agreement, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada becomes the official clothing supplier of staff, volunteers and GAO team members, along with participants in various programs.

TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada also becomes the official equipment and clothing sponsor of the GAO’s high performance program, which includes: U19 Team Ontario and the five regional U17 teams (Ottawa, York, Waterloo, Niagara, Essex-Kent).

The Team Ontario Program offers the very best in coaching, training and peer support for the best golfers in the province under 19-years-old. The program aims to guide the players towards excellence in golf while providing unique completion and training experiences.

Copy-of-adidas_logo_BLACK-2Similarly, the Regional Team Program selects the best golfers in the five regions under 17-years-old. It provides them with an eight-month training program geared towards enhancing their technical and physical abilities. The program culminates with an inter-squad competition during March Break in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

As part of the agreement, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada will also be present at GAO Championships, beginning in 2015, as they show their support to growing programs in the province with the GAO.

“First and foremost we are a performance brand and pride ourselves on making the best golf products for the best players in the world. The Golf Association of Ontario was a perfect match for us as they develop high performance golfers through their superior programs. With this new partnership with the GAO, we are thrilled to become a big part of delivering best-in-class products and service to their teams and all golfers competing in marquee GAO championships,” said David Bradley, Managing Director, International Regions, TaylorMade-adidas Golf.

The Golf Association of Ontario is excited to begin working with TaylorMade-adidas Golf Canada on this new partnership that will ultimately benefit all Ontario athletes.