PGA TOUR GOLFER AUSTIN COOK JOINS TEAM OAKLEY®
Oakley Signs Austin Cook To Apparel and Eyewear Deal
May 1, 2018, Foothill Ranch, California: Today, Oakley announced the signing of professional golfer and PGA Tour player, Austin Cook. As part of the new partnership, Cook will wear the brand's performance and lifestyle apparel and eyewear.
While training and playing on the PGA Tour, Cook will wear Flak Draft with Prizm™ lenses. Oakley Prizm™ is a revolutionary lens technology, grounded in decades of research, that has turned eyewear into essential sports equipment. Oakley has two golf specific lens options: Prizm Golf and Prizm Dark Golf. Both lenses are engineered to dramatically enhance detail and help improve performance, and the technology provides ultra-precise color tuning for specific environments.
"I am thrilled to be joining Team Oakley, as I am a huge fan of the brand's sport and lifestyle products," said Austin Cook. "On the course, Oakley Prizm lenses have become a vital part of my game – helping me see better and more confidently navigate every round I play."
Cook is currently the number one rookie on Tour – claiming his first PGA Tour victory after his fourth tournament and finishing top-25 in six out of the 15 tournaments that he has played so far during the 2017-2018 season. He is ranked #23 in FedEx Cup points and #106 in the Official World Golf Ranking.
"Austin Cook is arguably one of the most notable rookies in golf right now," said Cuan Petersen, Vice President Global Sports Marketing at Oakley. "We are excited to support him as he continues to push the boundaries of what is possible in golf."
For more information on Oakley's golf collection, Prizm technology and Team Oakley, please visit: Oakley.com.
About Oakley, Inc.
Established in 1975 and headquartered in Southern California, Oakley is one of the leading product design and sport performance brands in the world. The holder of more than 800 patents, Oakley is a culture of creators, inventors, idealists and scientists obsessed with using design and innovation to create products and experiences that inspire greatness. This philosophy has made Oakley one of the most iconic and inimitable brands on the market, with products that world-class athletes around the globe depend on to compete at the highest level possible. Oakley is known for its High Definition Optics®, which features unparalleled optical clarity and precision along with impact resistance and UV protection, incorporated into all of the brand's sun, prescription eyewear and premium goggles. Oakley extended its position as the world's leading sports eyewear brand into apparel and accessories. Oakley has men's and women's product lines that appeal to Sports Performance, Active and Lifestyle consumers. Oakley is a subsidiary of Luxottica Group. Additional information is available at www.oakley.com.
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