|Golf Retirement Plus™ Adds Dynamic Six|
|High Definition Golf, Lexmark, Oasis Outsourcing, PGA Authentic, United Rentals and Validex join the Golf Retirement Plus™ family of supporting sponsors.|
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – High Definition Golf, Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK), Oasis Outsourcing, PGA Authentic, United Rentals and Validex, representing some of the most dynamic service providers, premier apparel and high-tech companies in North America, have been named supporting sponsors of Golf Retirement Plus™.
The six new sponsors join the PGA Professionals’ retirement program that marks its 14th anniversary in 2011.
"The growth of premier partners in Golf Retirement Plus energizes the core of this special program for our membership," said PGA of America President Allen Wronowski. "We are very proud to welcome these six companies of distinction to our family of supporting sponsors in Golf Retirement Plus."
PGA Professionals will now have even more opportunities to earn personal retirement incentives when doing business with these category leaders. In turn, these partners have the ability to leverage this one-of-a-kind member benefit program to grow their respective market shares at PGA Professional staffed facilities nationwide.
High Definition Golf™ – High Definition Golf simulators, manufactured by Interactive Sports Technologies (IST) of Ontario, Canada pioneered computer vision technology in the golf simulator industry and continues to provide its customers with the most comprehensive and precise shot analysis in the industry today. HD Golf simulators have the unique capability to make more measurements, more accurately and continues to be the simulator of choice for golf professionals, golf instructors and amateurs alike. High Definition Golf provides a totally integrated professional golf instruction studio which is easy-to-use, completely modular in design and includes diagnostic tools for detailed shot analysis, video swing analysis, swing dynamics and weight transfer/balance analysis.
Lexmark – Founded in 1991, with U.S. headquarters in Lexington, Ky., the company has sales in more than 170 countries in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Pacific Rim and the Caribbean. Lexmark provides businesses of all sizes with a broad range of printing and imaging products; software, solutions, and services that help customers print less and save more.
Oasis Outsourcing – Founded in 1996 as a subsidiary of the Wackenhut Corporation, Oasis Outsourcing is one of the nation’s largest Professional Employer Organizations (PEO) providing innovative workforce solutions for employment-related functions including Human Resources, Employee Benefits, Payroll and Risk Management services. With more than 3,000 clients and more than 85,000 worksite employees throughout the United States, Oasis Outsourcing is a recognized expert in all facets of human resources management.
PGA Authentic – Making its debut at the 58th PGA Merchandise Show, PGA Authentic has Licensed Ahead of New Bedford, Mass., as the sole provider of its brand merchandise. PGA Authentic is a unique, stand-alone line separate from Ahead’s own collection, and sold by Ahead’s sales representatives. PGA Authentic, which further brands The PGA of America and promotes its professionals, features both performance and luxury cotton apparel, along with an extensive headwear and metal accessory collection that includes customize divot repair tools and ball marker sets.
United Rentals – The leading provider of equipment rentals in North America, United Rentals has built a reputation for serving its customers with expert advice and professional service through more than 530 branches in the U.S. and Canada. United Rentals ensures safe, productive solutions for virtually every need with a fleet of over 2,900 classes of well-maintained equipment, toll-free reservations, a mobile website, local delivery and the largest customer service staff in the industry.
Validex – Validex, headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, delivers the employment screening, human resource services and drug testing that clients trust to help them make the best hiring decisions.
Through customized processes, software connections, adjudication programs and a host of other solutions, Validex becomes each client’s trusted, strategic partner. That combined with a focus on high quality services and expert consultation to achieve Best Value, Validex ensures clients are provided with the highest quality results that maximize success in their industry.
Founded in 1986, they are a founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) and serve on several committees, including the Co-Chair of Best Practices.
Validex serves a wide range of employers, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-size firms. Their businesses span all major industries – and conduct their screening across the globe.
Founded in 1997, Golf Retirement Plus is a supplemental retirement program for PGA Professionals and apprentices, GCSAA Superintendents, and CMAA Club Managers, which allows them to make their own contributions or have their employers contribute to their Golf Retirement Plus account on their behalf. PGA Professionals may also earn personal incentives by participating in the Golf Retirement Plus Sponsor Programs.
About The PGA of America
By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career services, marketing and research programs, The PGA enables its professionals to maximize their performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in a multi-billion dollar golf industry.
By creating and delivering dramatic world-class championships and exciting and enjoyable promotions that are viewed as the best of their class in the golf industry, The PGA of America elevates the public's interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone, everywhere. The PGA of America bran represents the very best in golf.