For Immediate Release
Adams Golf Announces Additions to 2010 Tour Staff
PLANO, TEXAS, January 20, 2010 – Adams Golf (NasdaqCM:ADGF) is proud to announce the signing of Kris Blanks, Steve Wheatcroft and Omar Urseti to its PGA Tour staff along with Tommy Armour III, Mike Goodes and Gene Jones to its Champions Tour staff. Adams Golf also renewed its partnerships with eight-time major winner and Hall of Fame member Tom Watson and four-time PGA Tour champion and three-time Ryder Cup veteran Chad Campbell.
“We are excited to be able to continue to grow our presence on tour,” said Chip Brewer, President and CEO of Adams Golf. “We look forward to supporting each of our players in 2010 with our world-class equipment as they represent the Adams Golf brand.”
Blanks, who retained his PGA Tour card by finishing tied for 12th at the PGA Tour Qualifying School in December 2009, will wear the Adams Golf hat, carry the tour staff bag and will be playing all Adams Golf woods. A member of the Adams Golf Nationwide Tour staff in 2009, Wheatcroft graduated to the PGA Tour by finishing in the top-25 on the Nationwide Tour money list and will wear the Adams Golf hat and play all Adams Golf woods. With his tie for 15th at the 2009 PGA Tour Qualifying School, Uresti earned full-time status on Tour and will wear an Adams Golf hat and carry the full line of woods. Blanks, Wheatcroft and Uresti join Aaron Baddeley and Chad Campbell on the list PGA Tour players representing the Adams Golf brand in 2010.
Entering his rookie season on the Champions Tour after a successful PGA Tour career, Armour will wear the Adams Golf hat, carry the tour staff bag and play all Adams Golf woods. Goodes won his first event on the Champions Tour in 2009 and will carry that success into the 2010 season sporting an Adams Golf hat and tour staff bag, along with playing all Adams Golf hybrids. Gene Jones, who has played on the Champions Tour for three years, will wear the Adams Golf hat, carry the tour staff bag and play all Adams Golf hybrids. The addition of Armour, Goodes and Jones builds upon Adams Golf’s long-standing presence on the Champions Tour, which also includes such notables as Tom Watson, Bernhard Langer and Scott Hoch as brand ambassadors.