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PGA European Tour Courses sign exclusive agreement with Textron

9.15am 2nd May 2000 - Corporate

Textron Specialty Products will be the official golf car supplier to PGA European Tour Course who specialise in the ownership and management of tournament course under the auspices of the European Tour. The exclusive three year agreement was signed at Stockley Park Golf Course.

“I am delighted that we have renewed this agreement for a further three years,” said Paul Kimberley, sales and marketing manager for PGA European Tour Course. “We have received excellent service from Textron over the last three years and that has been a major factor in renewing this contract. E-Z-GO golf cars will be supplied on a pan-European basis and will be used in Portugal, Spain and the UK and also at our new German resort at Fleesensee Hotels and Sports located between Berlin and Hamburg which opened on 28th April.”

E-Z-GO golf cars will also be of fundamental importance at Woburn Golf and Country Club which hosts the Victor Chandler Masters. This venue will increase in size from 36 holes to 54 holes when the Marquess course opens in June. Other events being hosted this year include the Peugeot Open de Espana at PGA Golf de Catalunya, which opened just north of Barcelona in June 1999, and the Volvo Scandinavian Masters which will be held at the Kungsangen Golf Club in Stockholm. A Senior Tour event will be held at the new Fleesensee Hotels and Sports complex.

PGA European Tour Courses PLC also own the Portuguese course at Quinta do Lago which, with over 80- cars being used at the complex, will have one of the largest fleets in Europe.

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