Equipment news: Ernie Els signs to ECCODecember 10, 2013 Golf Equipment
'The Big Easy' is the latest Tour star to convert to the ECCO brand
Leading footwear manufacturer ECCO have announced the signing of four-time major champion Ernie Els to their brand.
Els will showcase the ECCO logo on all headwear items and wear the company’s hybrid shoes in events moving forward.
The 44-year-old South African has captured 70 professional titles around the world, most recently the 2013 BMW International Open.
Throughout 2014, Els will play in a range of selections from the current ECCO collection. These include the new Street EVO One, the BIOM Hybrid and Tour Hybrid models. “ECCO has clearly struck on the winning formula,” said Els. “They make shoes that look great, are incredibly comfortable, can be worn almost anywhere and offer the kind of stability a guy like me really needs on the course.”
Throughout 2014, Els will play in a range of selections from the current ECCO collection. These include the new Street EVO One, the BIOM Hybrid and Tour Hybrid models.
“Ernie’s style, iconic swing and incredibly gracious personality make him one of the game’s truly unique figures,” said ECCO’s global sponsorship, PR & event manager Jesper Thuen. “He will be a very high-profile ambassador for years to come.”