ECCO Golf Extends Contract with International Golfing Tour Legend Colin Montgomerie

Released on = April 13, 2007, 4:25 am

Press Release Author = Ecco Golf

Industry = Retail

Press Release Summary = ECCO Golf announces the extension of its golf shoe
endorsement agreement with international golf Tour legend Colin Montgomerie.

Press Release Body = Oxford, UK - ECCO announces the extension of its association
with International Golf legend, Colin Montgomerie. Under terms of this multi-year
agreement, Montgomerie will wear ECCO World Class Collection golf shoes exclusively
during all on-course activities and appear at ECCO functions. The 43-year-old
Scotsman will also display the ECCO logo on the sleeve of his golf shirt. For more
information and to see the range of Golf shoes being endorsed by Colin, please

Golf shoe key to on-course comfort

"I'm thrilled to continue my association with one of the world's most respected shoe
companies," says Montgomerie. "On-course comfort is a key component of playing your
best and I've never been more comfortable than when I'm wearing ECCO golf shoes."

Currently No. 17 on the Official World Golf Rankings, Montgomerie is one of the most
successful players in European Tour history. He has registered more than 40
professional wins on five continents, most recently capturing the 2006 UBS Hong Kong
Open. Montgomerie made his eighth straight Ryder Cup appearance this year, where his
stellar play helped the European team achieve its third consecutive victory.

"We're very proud to continue our relationship with Colin, who remains one of the
world's elite players," says Jesper Thuen, Sponsor and Event Manager, ECCO Golf.
"Having a player of his stature speaks directly to the performance advantages of
ECCO golf shoes."

In addition to Montgomerie, ECCO golf shoes are worn in competition by International
Tour stars Fred Couples, Thomas Bjorn, Aaron Baddeley, Thongchai Jaidee, John
Bickerton, Iben Tinning, Juli Inkster, Sophie Gustafson, Meena Lee, Candie Kung,
Cecilia Ekelundh and Anna Rawson, among others. ECCO is the official footwear
sponsor of the Ladies European Tour and the 2007 European Solheim Cup team.

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Contact Details = ECCO Oxford
20 New Inn Hall Street
Oxford, OX1 2DW

Phone: +44 (0) 1865 728728


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