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PING Re-Signs Westwood, Sullivan & Stone

January 21, 2016

European Tour stars Lee Westwood, Andy Sullivan and Brandon Stone have all signed multi-year agreements to continue playing PING golf equipment.

Having amassed 42 worldwide professional victories since turning pro in 1993, long-time PING staff player and former World number one Lee Westwood's most recent win came at the Indonesian Masters in April last year.

As one of Europe's most decorated golfers of all time, Lee has garnered a reputation as an exceptional ball striker, with his consistent play earning him a spot on nine consecutive European Ryder Cup teams from 1997 to 2014.

Also penning a new multi-year deal is three time European Tour winner Andy Sullivan, who enjoyed a breakout season in 2015 with victories at The South African Open Championship, the Joburg Open and the Portugal Masters.

With his Official World Golf Ranking currently at a career high of 36 th , Sullivan has quickly established himself as one of the brightest talents in the game and has his sights set on making his Ryder Cup debut for Team Europe at Hazeltine National, as well as competing at Augusta in the Masters for the first time.

Also extending his relationship with the manufacturer is 22-year-old Brandon Stone, who earned full main European Tour playing privileges by virtue of finishing inside the top-15 of the Challenge Tour's 2015 Road to Oman and subsequently claimed his maiden European Tour victory in only the fourth event of the 2016 season with a two shot win at the South African Open earlier this month.

The victory was the young South African's second triumph in as many months, with his Sunshine Tour win at the Lion of Africa Cape Town Open in November last year the first of his professional career.

“We're delighted to be continuing our relationships with Lee, Andy and Brandon,” PING Chairman & CEO John A. Solheim said. “With six worldwide wins between them in the last 12 months, PING is proud to be associated with three players who are at the pinnacle of the game and represent the brand so well internationally .”

As part of the agreements, Westwood, Sullivan and Stone will all wear PING hats, use PING staff bags and play a minimum of 11 PING clubs, including a PING driver and putter. Financial terms and the length of the agreements were not disclosed.

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