Renowned Danish shoemaker ECCO announces the addition of Fred Couples to the growing list of international Tour stars that prefer the comfort, technology and style advantages of ECCO golf shoes.
As part of this multi-year endorsement agreement, Couples, 46, will wear ECCO golf shoes exclusively during all golf activities and be prominently featured in ECCO promotions.
“Feeling good is key to my game, and no one makes more comfortable golf shoes than ECCO,” says Couples. “They also look great and fit perfectly with my style.”
Currently No. 24 on the Official World Golf Ranking, career highlights for the 1992 Masters champion include 15 PGA Tour wins, five Ryder Cup competitions and five international tournament victories. In 2005, Couples recorded four top-10s, including a runner-up finish at The Memorial Tournament. He placed No. 38 on the PGA TOUR money list, earning more than $1.8 million in 22 events.
“Fred’s fashion sense, tremendous playing record and rapport with fans throughout the world make him the perfect addition to our roster of staff players,” says Jesper Thuen, sponsorship and event manager, ECCO Golf.
Providing unequalled comfort and performance, all ECCO golf shoes are made using a direct-injection process unique to ECCO in the golf industry. Each model features water- and weather-resistant leather and extra cushion provided by PU-injected midsoles for superior shock absorption.
ECCO’s Spring/Summer 2006 men’s collection of classic, causal and sport model golf shoes are worn in competition by international Tours stars, including Colin Montgomerie, Thomas Bjorn, Aaron Baddeley and Thongchai Jaidee. Available in dynamic colours and inspired adaptations of traditional solid and two-tone saddle designs, the collection continues ECCO’s 40-plus-year reputation for strikingly comfortable and fashionable shoes.
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