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Golf News: Wilson Staff Re-Signs Ricky Barnes

CHICAGO, January 16, 2014 – Wilson Staff, the golf manufacturer with more majors won than any other brand, re-signed Ricky Barnes to a multi-year agreement where he will continue to play the company’s equipment and showcase the brand’s logo on his bag and headwear.

With a runner-up finish at the 2009 U.S. Open during his first year as a Wilson Staff professional, Barnes is hungry for more major success in the near future and is rolling over his momentum from last season.

Coming off a top five ranking on the PGA Tour for greens in regulation in 2013, Ricky will look to his Wilson Staff FG Tour V2 irons and FG Tour TC wedges for continued consistency on approach shots.

“Once people get Wilson Staff into their hands, they realize why we’re using it,” explains Barnes, who considers himself a part of the R&D team. “It’s obvious our brand is coming back stronger than ever, especially with the progression we’ve made in the past seven years.”

“Barnes noted at our commercial shoot in December that he is on the brink of reaching his peak,” stated Tim Clarke, General Manager of Wilson Golf. “He’s definitely a Feel player, and when he’s on, he’s on. In 2014, we are confident that he’ll be on.”

Follow Ricky on Twitter: @RealRickyBarnes

What’s In Ricky’s Bag:

Irons: Wilson Staff FG Tour V2 (3-9)

Wedges: Wilson Staff FG Tour TC traditional wedge

Bag: Wilson Staff Pro Tour Bag

Headwear: Wilson Staff Engineer Cap

Accessories: Wilson Staff Microfiber Caddie Towel

About Wilson Golf

For nearly a century, Wilson Golf has designed, manufactured and distributed premium and recreational golf equipment throughout the world. Since 1914, Wilson Staff irons have won 61 major championships, more than any other iron manufacturer in history. Wilson Staff, Profile, Ultra and Hope consumer brands continue that tradition today by delivering the highest quality golf equipment to all golfers to enhance performance on the course and overall enjoyment of the game.

 

In 2013, Wilson Staff’s D100 irons, driver and hybrid, as well as the DUO golf ball and FG Tour TC wedges, were all honored with Golf Digest’s Hot List awards.

 

Wilson Golf is a division of Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods Co., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sports equipment by Amer Sports. Consumers can log onto wilsonstaff.com or call (800) 622-0444 for more information.

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