Kumho Tyre has officially re-committed to supporting the PGA of Australia for another two years.
Kumho Tyre has confirmed that it will continue its position as the exclusive Official Tyre Partner of the PGA of Australia, with the new 2 year deal including both the Australian PGA Championship and the exciting new ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth event at Lake Karrinyup Club.
“We are thrilled to confirm our commitment to not only extend our Official Tyre partnership with the PGA, but to also include the fantastic new ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth event which is sure to excite golfers everywhere," David Basha, National Marketing Manager, Kumho Tyre Australia Pty Ltd said.
"Like the PGA of Australia, Kumho defines itself through innovation and quality, with this new event format sure to get everyone excited, particularly with the exciting new Sunday 6 hole matchplay format.
“We love what the sport of golf does for our brand, our customers and our staff: it is a great game that is played and watched throughout all corners of the World and we are proud that the Kumho Tyre brand will be associated with these high profile events.
"Good luck to all of the players at Lake Karrinyup 16-19 February, see you on the greens!"
Stephen Ayles, Chief Commercial Officer of the PGA of Australia, said the partnership with another international brand speaks volumes of just how excited the golfing world is about the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth.
"It's fantastic to extend our partnership with Kumho Tyre and we're very excited they've decided to expand their sponsorship to include the inaugural ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth," Ayles said.
"We're happy to see this new tournament grow day-by-day and be able to attract sponsorship deals with the likes of Kumho Tyre."
Kumho Tyre is part of the Kumho Asiana Group – the 7th largest company in Korea. As well as its namesakes – Kumho Tyre and Asiana Airlines – the Group also leads the way in diverse areas such as chemicals and construction. Kumho Asiana draws on its vast experience to develop the best products and deliver real value to its stakeholders.
Kumho Tyre was established in 1960, and is now ranked as one of the top-10 tyre companies in the world. They have a global presence across 180 countries and produce more than 68 million tyres every year.
Kumho defines itself through innovation and quality. Research and Development centres are spread across three continents, with facilities in Korea, China, UK and the USA enabling Kumho to lead the world with the latest in tyre technology, safety and performance.
Kumho has been selling tyres in Australia for over 30 years. They employ more than 100 staff, and have expanded over time through carefully managed growth and development. Over 1.3 million tyres are distributed annually from their five warehouses.
Kumho Tyre is the most recent partner to join the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth after ISPS HANDA, Emirates, TAG Heuer, Pan Pacific Perth, West Cape Howe Wines, APN, Coates Hire, Subaru Australia and BDO also signed on in recent weeks with more to be announced in the lead up to the tournament.
The ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth will be played at Lake Karrinyup Country Club from 16-19 February and will form part of both the 2017 European Tour Race to Dubai and the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit.
To see World Number 10 Alex Noren in action at the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth please visit Ticketmaster to book your tickets.
The ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth is proudly supported by the West Australian Government via Tourism WA.
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