Through the partnership, Club Car becomes the official golf car and personal transportation vehicle of the US Kids Golf Foundation and Longleaf Golf & Family Club in Southern Pines, making Club Car the worldwide exclusive official golf car and personal transportation vehicle for all of US Kids Golf Foundation activities related to junior golf.
“As a world leading golf car manufacturer, Club Car is committed to the US$70 billion industry and the game of golf from the start and we are excited to kick off our partnership with the US Kids Golf Foundation to help grow the game among junior golfers,” said Marc Dufour, President of Club Car, a brand of Ingersoll Rand and an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
“We are excited to be part of the initiatives US Kids Golf Foundation drives, from the new Longleaf Tee System to coaching young children to be avid golfers.”
As part of the relationship, Club Car will use the US Kids Golf Foundation-owned Longleaf Golf & Family Club in Southern Pines as a product demonstration and test site for new vehicles and emerging technologies.
Longleaf Golf & Family Club features the New Longleaf Tee System that is designed to make every round more fun and playable for golfers of all talent levels.
“Our singular mission is to serve kids and families both on and off the golf course,” said Dan Van Horn, President of the US Kids Golf Foundation. “Club Car’s devotion to growing the game of golf is evident with their support of junior and family golf initiatives as well as the products they produce. We are honoured to begin our relationship with one of the leading global brands in the world of golf.”
The US Kids Golf Foundation will promote Club Car’s products and commitment to golf to its worldwide customer community, certified coaches, tournament managers, officials, and the thousands of kids and families who participate in US Kids Golf events.
Club Car will have an active and visible presence at the US Kids Teen World Championship and the US Kids Golf World Championship, the world’s largest junior golf tournaments with more than 2,300 participants from over 50 nations.
The World Championships are held each July and August in the Pinehurst and Southern Pines area.