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DUDE ,  A WEST AUSTRALIAN BRAND DESIGNING AND PRODUCING HIGH QUALITY, TECHNICAL DISC GOLF SPECIFIC APPAREL IS  AMPED  TO BE ON TOUR. SPONSORING AND PARTNERING THE 2016 DISC GOLF PRO TOUR.

DUDE has designed eight official PRO TOUR garments and several caps which will be available to players and spectators at all DGPT events beginning in March 2016, as well as DGPT’s official online store.

The Disc Golf Pro Tour will include a number of elite disc golf events beginning with the Vibram Open at Maple Hill in Massachusetts on the 23-26 of June.  Four more tour events will be played from July and August including the Silver Cup in Wisconsin, the Minnesota Majestic, the Ledgestone Open in Illinois, and the Green Mountain Championship in Vermont.

The Tour Championship will be played immediately after the last event in Vermont, where the top 48 players will compete for the title and the overall champion prize of $10,000.  The tour will also feature of some of the world’s top-ranked men’s and women’s competitors.

DGPT and Vibram Disc Golf founder Steve Dodge said, “We are thrilled to welcome DUDE on board for the 2016 DGPT.  Our tour aims to give back to the community by offering a great platform to spread the culture of the disc.”

“DUDE is equally passionate about supporting players and moving our sport forward, so they make a great fit to supply the Tour’s apparel needs,” Mr. Dodge said.

DUDE Managing Director, Chris Finn stated that “We are very happy to support the DGPT and their vision for 2016.  They’ve combined a number of already great tournaments into a viable tour that will be very exciting to follow.”

“Our partnership with the DGPT with be beneficial not only for the Tour and for DUDE, but also for players and spectators who are seeking quality and technical apparel that fits the needs on and off the course,” Mr. Finn said.

“DUDE Clothing is keen to help strengthen the profile of the Tour as it helps push disc golf into a bigger spotlight in the USA and throughout the globe,” he said.

The limited edition DUDE DGPT merchandise will be available to players and spectators at Tour events as well as from the Tour’s website.  Some of the DGPT apparel items will also be included in tournament player packs.

“We will also retail our full product range alongside the official DGPT merchandise throughout the Tour,” Mr. Finn said.  “This will include our 2016 product line that is due to be released in May.”

“DUDE’s mission is to provide TECHNICALLY designed disc golf apparel that helps our sport get to the next level of PROFESSIONALISM,” he said.

“Our partnership with DGPT with help us introduce our sport-specific designed products to the much wider audience in the States,” Mr. Finn said.

“DUDE will be featured prominently as an official partner of the DGPT.  Premium positioning of our banners and logos will be allotted for DUDE to ensure maximum visibility to players, spectators, and media throughout the Tour,” he said.

“Both the Men’s and Women’s Tour Champions will receive an exclusive Winners Jacket each,  only 2 are being made for the pro tour.    ,” Mr. Finn said.  The DGPT Champion jackets will be a coveted trophy , synonymous with the prestige of a professional tour and  professional apparel.

“We are honored to work with the Disc Golf Pro Tour as they propel disc golf’s image as a professional sport engaging a mainstream audience,” he said.

More information about DUDE clothing and their products can be found at www.dudeclothing.com.au.  To find out more about the Disc Golf Pro Tour and where you can follow live coverage of the Tour, visit www.discgolfprotour.com/.

For more information about this partnership, please reach out to:

Sean Jack
VP Partnerships
Disc Golf Pro Tour
sean@discgolfprotour.com

Chris Finn
CEO of Awesomeness
DUDE
chris@dudeclothing.com.au 

2018-06-27T21:19:34+00:00

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