• Clubs given for any Westwood or Oosthuizen major birdie
• You can follow the campaign progress online
Leading logistics firm UPS has announced its new #bagsforbirdies campaign that will see it donate junior sets of clubs throughout 2016.
It says the campaign has been designed to support golf’s future talent and will see junior sets of golf clubs donated for every birdie or better that UPS golf ambassadors Lee Westwood or Louis Oosthuizen make during a competitive round the four 2016 major championships.
Ping has revealed it will partner with UPS in this #bagsforbirdies initiative, developing Ping Moxie G junior clubs and other golf gear for the kids, with recipients set to be selected from eight internationals market including North America, UK, Germany, Costa Rica, China, South Africa, Vietnam and Japan.
“Just as UPS is committed to excellence in growing businesses worldwide, we are now applying the same principle to supporting the next generation of champions with the #bagsforbirdies programme,” said Ron Rogowski, UPS vice president of brand and sponsorships. “We hope this will give the worthy recipients a head start on their own journey to excellence.”
Andrew Weir, chairman of S.A. Kids Golf, added: “The support of UPS and Ping via the #bagsforbirdies programme will enable more children to learn and play the game, this will be invaluable to the future of South African golf.
“This partnership is important as it will create a unique opportunity and access to the game, we are extremely grateful for this support.
#bagsforbirdies – Follow Lee Westwood and Louis Oosthuizen’s progress
Search for #bagsforbirdies online to keep up-to-date with progress throughout the year.