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TGI Golf Partnership plays a leading role in Under Armour’s rapid expansion

3.54am 27th February 2012 - Corporate - This story was updated on Monday, February 27th, 2012

The TGI Golf Partnership – Europe’s leading golf retail services group owned by PGA Professionals – has taken a leading role in the rapid growth of US -based performance apparel brand Under Armour.

Having become a Partner Supplier of TGI Golf in 2007 the brand has worked closely with the group’s high-calibre PGA Professionals and, as a result, seen its sales soar, growing substantially year-on-year.

The brand’s growth figures since becoming a part of the TGI Golf Partnership make impressive reading – in the first year of trading it experienced 126% growth, the following year was 51% while its latest figures for 2010-11 saw an increase of 74%.

Richard Palmer-Jones, co-Owner of PJH Brand Management – the UK Golf Master Agent for Under Armour, said: “We are proud Partner Suppliers of TGI Golf and our continued growth is testimony to the support and encouragement we have received from them since our debut in theUKgolf industry little over four years ago.”

Eddie Reid, TGI Golf Partnership Managing Director, added: “The TGI Golf Partnership works closely with both our Partners and Partner Suppliers to help both grow and enhance their businesses.

“We have worked extremely closely with Under Armour to help it expand its business in theUKand in return they have worked very hard to help our Partners through excellent products and initiatives.”

“The TGI Golf Partners are the back bone of our green grass business and continue to bring us growth based on the strong sell through they are experiencing on our brand,” continued Richard Palmer-Jones. “Looking forward to 2012 we are already 21% up for the first half of the year and look set to deliver another year of growth with the support of the TGI Golf Partnership.”

TGI Golf Partners ownEurope’s leading golf retail services group. Its business is dedicated to its Partners’ profitability and that of its carefully selected Suppliers. Partners share the profits created, while Suppliers benefit from the success of the unique business, powered by PGA Professionals.

TGI Golf Partnership www.tgigolf.com

Under Armour www.underarmour.co.uk

       

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