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Callaway announces new tour staff signings ahead of 2022 season opener in Abu Dhabi

9.31am 19th January 2022 - Sponsorship

Callaway Golf has revealed its full line-up of DP World Tour staff players for the 2022 season ahead of the opening event in Abu Dhabi.

 Finn’s Kalle Samooja and Sam Valamaki (left and right) and Frenchman Federic Lacroix are among eight new signings for Callaway Golf’s tour staff for the 2022 season on the DP World Tour

The roster of players includes new signings Gavin Green, Sebastian Heisele, Frederic Lacroix, Kalle Samooja, Sami Valimaki, Marcel Seim, Kristoffer Broberg and Julien Brun.

The stable of Callaway staff players also includes a trio who bagged victories in 2021 – Min Woo Lee at the Scottish Open; Nacho Elvira at the Cazoo Open in Wales and Danny Willett, who triumphed at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland.

All Callaway players will have the brand’s latest product innovations at their disposal, including the recently introduced family of new Rogue Drivers, Fairways and Hybrids, the new Chrome Soft balls and Odyssey Tri-Hot 5K, Eleven and Toulon Putters.

Callaway is official driver, golf ball, shoe and golf bag brand of the DP World Tour, while Odyssey and OGIO are the official putter and luggage brands respectively. Travis Mathew and Callaway Apparel are the official on-course apparel of DP World Tour staff.

Staffers David Horsey, Marc Warren, Renato Paratore, Dale Whitnell and Darren Fichardt will also wear Callaway Apparel throughout the season, while Adrian Otaegui, Max Kieffer and new 2022 apparel signings Fabrizio Zanotti and Sebastian Heisele will be wearing TravisMathew clothing.

Callaway’s new 2022 Chrome Soft ball will be put in play by over 32 players on the DP World Tour this week.

Peter Harrison, Callaway’s EMEA Director of Tour Relations, commented: “We begin 2022 with renewed optimism and excitement for the season ahead. We have our strongest team of players ever, a wonderful mix of youth and experience, and I can’t wait to see what they can achieve with the full support of Callaway and Odyssey.”

Neil Howie, Managing Director of Callaway Golf EMEA, added: “After two years of competition disrupted by the global pandemic, we genuinely hope 2022 brings a host of tournaments from which our team can thrive. I’m confident with the launch of our best product line to date and our biggest roster of European tour players ever, we’ll see some landmark Callaway and Odyssey successes as the season unfolds.”

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