E-Z-GO continues to boost Aussie Legends Tour

Peter “Chook” Fowler currently leads the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour Order of Merit with Rodger Davis following close behind.
Peter “Chook” Fowler currently leads the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour Order of Merit with Rodger Davis following close behind. The over 50’s tour looks set to continue to prosper with news major sponsor E-Z-GO has signed on for another three years.

THE PGA of Australia has announced the continuation of E-Z-GO as the naming rights partner of the PGA Legends Tour for the next three years.

E-Z-GO has been associated with the growing seniors circuit since 2007, this latest deal taking the long-term partnership to 2016.

“Since humble beginnings the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour has grown to become an increasingly popular Professional circuit, taking the Legends and characters of Australian golf to all corners of Australia,” said Brian Thorburn, Chief Executive Officer of the PGA.

“This growth has only been possible with the continued support of E-Z-GO and we’re looking forward to developing this partnership towards ten years of affiliation.”

As part of their extended commitment, E-Z-GO will take ownership of the Tour as well as the all-important Order of Merit.

The E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour Order of Merit is currently led by Peter “Chook” Fowler, closely followed by Rodger Davis.

E-Z-GO will also support the Tour’s annual awards night and become a major sponsor of the Australian PGA Seniors Championship, the most lucrative tournament on this year’s schedule.

PGA Legends Tour LogoAugusta Golf Cars Managing Director Raymond Georgiou said they’re pleased to continue their support for the Legends Tour.

“It has been very rewarding for us to watch and be a part of the E-Z-GO PGA Legends tour’s success over the last 7 years and we are very excited by the future growth potential of the tour going forward as it moves towards the 10 year anniversary,” he said.

Managed by the PGA, the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour is a Professional golf circuit for male golfers aged 50 and over. The Tour consists of over 50 tournaments contested throughout Australia and New Zealand with approximately $1 million in prizemoney on offer each year.

Players who regularly feature on the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour include former US PGA Champion Wayne Grady, Rodger Davis, Peter Fowler, Michael Harwood, Michael Clayton and Peter Senior.

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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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