Wilson Golf, a Chicago-based golf club manufacturer, has reached an agreement to re-sign PGA Tour player Ricky Barnes.
The three-year contract was finalized as Barnes finishes his second full season on the PGA TOUR ranked 75th in the world and 64th in the FedEx Cup standings, said the company today, Nov. 29.[ Also Read: Get Ready to Play Golf Game on Facebook ]
The multi-year contract ensures that Barnes will continue to play Wilson Staff FG Tour irons and the Wilson Staff FG Tour wedges, carry the distinctive red and white Wilson Staff bag and wear the iconic Wilson “engineer” hat through the 2013 season.[ Also Read: Football Players Unite to Block the Lockout ]
“I’m excited about my partnership with Wilson Golf, a company that has such a rich golf championship history and heritage,” said Barnes.
Since joining the Wilson Staff team at the start of the 2009 PGA TOUR season, Barnes has been involved in the development of Wilson’s FG Tour irons and wedges, which he plays.
Alongside fellow Wilson Staff Advisory member and three-time Major winner Padraig Harrington, Barnes will continue to provide feedback on the design and development of Wilson Staff clubs.
“Wilson Golf is proud to continue its relationship with Ricky Barnes,” said Tim Clarke, general manager of Wilson Golf.
Wilson Golf is a division of Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sporting equipment.