About Leupold Golf
Founded in Oregon more than a century ago, Leupold & Stevens, Inc. is a fifth generation, family-owned company that employs hundreds of people in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility near Beaverton, Ore. The product lines include rifle, handgun, and spotting scopes; binoculars; rangefinders; mounting systems; and optical tools, accessories, and Pro Gear.
Renowned Instructor Michael Breed to Become Official Leupold Golf Ambassador
ORLANDO, FL – Leupold Golf announced today that Michael Breed, 2012 PGA National Teacher of the Year and former host of “The Golf Fix” on the Golf Channel, has agreed to become the ambassador for the brand. The partnership will begin with Breed’s appearance on behalf of the company at the PGA Merchandise Show, which begins on Tuesday, January 23 in Orlando, Fl.
As the official club laser rangefinder of Michael Breed, Leupold Golf will be able to utilize Breed’s likeness across all of the brand’s marketing initiatives. The two parties will collaborate to continue the growth of the GX series’ performance and functionality during both play, and training sessions.
“The fact the Michael Breed reached out to join the team at Leupold Golf is not only exciting but flattering as well,” stated Ken Baxter, VP of the exclusive distributor of Leupold Golf, Wexford Fulfillment.
Kirk Peglow – CEO of P&M, the Sales and Logistics Agency for Leupold Golf – added, “Having worked with Michael before, I know his brand requirements of integrity, performance and quality firsthand. Michael only uses and recommends the finest products. Products that will allow golfers to enjoy and succeed at playing this great game. His followers know they can trust him and have fun with him, while also learning; and Michael is growing the game every day.”
Breed (@MichaelBreed on Twitter and @MichaelBreedGolf on Facebook) has been a PGA Professional for more than twenty years. During that time, he has firmly established himself as one of the most accomplished teachers in golf. He has been recognized as one of the Top Instructors in America by both GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest and has consistently ranked near the top of Golf Digest’s Top 50 list. Currently, he sits at No. 13 nationally and No. 1 in the state of New York. He also hosts “A New Breed of Golf” on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio, which airs Monday through Friday from 8am-10am EST. Breed continues to work with PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, Senior Tour, and amateur players to this day. He continues to work with PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, Senior Tour, and amateur players to this day.