Srixon Canada and PGA TOUR Canada Sign Agreement

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Toronto, Ont – SPORTS – The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada and Cleveland Golf/Srixon Canada announced a multi-year agreement Thursday that will see Srixon continue as the Official Practice Ball of the Mackenzie Tour.

Srixon will continue to supply the Z-Star, a premium Tour-quality ball, to the driving range at all Mackenzie Tour events, while Srixon staff players will be featured on leaderboards at each tournament.

“We’re thrilled to continue what has been a wonderful partnership for the Mackenzie Tour,” said Mackenzie Tour President Jeff Monday. “Having Srixon’s premium ball on the range is a tremendous benefit for our players, and we’re proud to work with an outstanding company like Cleveland/Srixon.”

“We are very happy to be able to offer this long term extension with a long term partner in the Mackenzie Tour,” said Dan Dodman, President, Cleveland Golf/Srixon Canada. “Whether from the provincial zone/high school level right to the PGA TOUR level, we enjoy partnering with loyal organizations in working to help develop players and the game in Canada and around the globe.  We have enjoyed working with the staff and events for the past decade of the Mackenzie Tour, and are looking forward to the next decade with this great partner.”

Srixon has been the Official Ball of the Mackenzie Tour since 2008, and has supplied the Z-Star ball since 2013.

Notable Cleveland/Srixon players to have advanced through the Mackenzie Tour include 2015 and 2016 Players of the Year J.J. Spaun and Dan McCarthy, as well as 2015 The Five member Sam Ryder. Cleveland/Srixon’s roster of staff players include 28 PGA TOUR and 12 Tour players, as well as 10 players on the Mackenzie Tour.

The 2017 Mackenzie Tour season will begin at the Freedom 55 Financial Open, May 29-June 4 at Point Grey Golf & Country Club in Vancouver, British Columbia.


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