Calvin Klein, Inc. announced today that Calvin Klein Golf, in association with IMG and the Ladies’ Golf Union (LGU), will be the official apparel supplier for the Ricoh Women’s British Open for the next two years.
The partnership will kick off at the 2014 Ricoh Women’s British Open Championship, which will be held on Thursday, July 10th through Sunday, July 13th at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England. The club will begin selling Calvin Klein Golf apparel at the start of the tournament.
“We are delighted to have Calvin Klein Golf as the official apparel supplier for the Ricoh Women’s British Open Championship for the next two years,” said Ross Hallett, IMG Tournament Director, speaking on behalf of the Ricoh Women’s British Open. “We believe this to be the start of a terrific partnership between both of these prestigious brands.”
“Calvin Klein Golf is proud to support the Ricoh Women’s British Open Championship, one of the world’s most important golf events,” said Tom Murry, Chief Executive Officer, Calvin Klein, Inc. “As the official apparel supplier for this exclusive event, Calvin Klein Golf further demonstrates our commitment to the sport.”
Launched in 2008, the fashionable Calvin Klein Golf line offers a distinctive, modern look for men and women.
Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], is one of the leading fashion design and marketing studios in the world. It designs and markets women’s and men’s designer collection apparel and a range of other products that are manufactured and marketed through an extensive network of licensing agreements and other arrangements worldwide. Product lines under the various Calvin Klein brands include women’s dresses and suits, men’s dress furnishings and tailored clothing, men’s and women’s sportswear and bridge and collection apparel, golf apparel, jeanswear, underwear, fragrances, eyewear, women’s performance apparel, hosiery, socks, footwear, swimwear, jewelry, watches, outerwear, handbags, small leather goods, and home furnishings (including furniture). For more information, please visit calvinklein.com.
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PVH Corp., one of the world’s largest apparel companies, owns and markets the iconic Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands worldwide. It is the world’s largest shirt and neckwear company and markets a variety of goods under its own brands, Van Heusen, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, IZOD, ARROW, Warner’s and Olga, and its licensed brands, including Speedo, Geoffrey Beene, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Sean John, Chaps, Donald J. Trump Signature Collection, Joseph Abboud, DKNY, Ike Behar and John Varvatos.
Master licensee for Calvin Klein Golf, Premium Golf Brands (PGB), is one of Europe’s largest golf apparel and accessories distribution companies. PGB owns two specialist golf apparel brands, Dwyers & Co., and Green Lamb. The privately held company was formed in January 2008 and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland. Along with PGB’s vertically integrated 30,000 square foot headquarters, the company also has offices in Manchester, U.K. For more information, please visit premiumgolfbrands.com.