TaylorMade Golf Company Signs Paula Creamer to Contract Extension
2010 U.S. Women’s Open Champion to Continue to Play TaylorMade Metalwoods, Irons, Wear adidas Golf Footwear and Apparel
Carlsbad, Calif. (January 6, 2015) – TaylorMade Golf Company, maker of the most-played driver on the PGA Tour for 14 years and counting, announced today the contract extension of LPGA player and longtime brand ambassador, Paula Creamer (@ThePCreamer). Creamer, who first signed with TaylorMade shortly after turning professional in 2005, will continue to play TaylorMade metalwoods and irons as well as adidas Golf footwear, apparel and accessories.
Creamer, who has 10 career victories on the LPGA Tour, turned professional in 2005 after a remarkable amateur career that saw her win 19 national tournaments, 11 of those coming in American Junior Golf Association events. In her first year on the LPGA Tour, Creamer won the Sybase Classic, becoming the youngest winner of a multiple-round tournament in LPGA history. Two months later, Creamer won the Evian Masters by a resounding 8 strokes. Her performance in 2005 earned her LPGA Rookie of the Year honors as well as a coveted spot on the U.S. Solheim Cup Team, becoming the youngest player to do so. Since then, she has finished in the top 15 of the Women’s World Golf Rankings every year.
Creamer by the Numbers:
- 10 career LPGA Tour victories
- 2010 U.S. Women’s Open champion
- 94 top-ten finishes
- 5 Solheim Cup appearances
- 2005 LPGA Rookie of the Year
“Since turning professional in 2005, Paula’s been an exemplary ambassador for our brands and the game of golf; an ideal role model for the next generation,” said Chuck Presto, Senior Vice President, Global Sports Marketing. “Her resounding popularity is indicative of not only of her performance on the course, but her engaging and genuine personality off of it. We’re proud to have Paula in the TaylorMade family.”
For more information on TaylorMade and adidas Golf equipment, apparel or Tour staff players, please visit TaylorMadeGolf.com.
About the adidas Group
The adidas Group is a global leader in the sporting goods industry, offering a broad portfolio of footwear, apparel and hardware for sport and lifestyle around the core brands adidas, Reebok, TaylorMade, Rockport and Reebok-CCM Hockey. Headquartered in Herzogenaurach/Germany, the Group employs more than 50,000 people across the globe and generated sales of €14.5 billion in 2013.
About TaylorMade-adidas Golf
Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company sells golf clubs, balls, clothing and accessories under the TaylorMade, adidas Golf, Adams and Ashworth brands. TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company posted 2013 sales of over €1.3 billion.
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