Ahead announced that it has re-signed the No. 1 player in the official world rankings, Luke Donald, to continue to represent the company's headwear line.
“We are thrilled that Luke Donald has re-signed with Ahead,” said Ken Shwartz, president of Ahead. “We appreciate his loyalty and support over the years. It is a testimony to the quality of our product line and leadership role in the industry. Luke is a first class professional both on and off the course and a true asset to Ahead. We look forward to continuing our relationship with him.”
In just fours starts on the PGA Tour this year, Donald has one victory, the Transitions Championship, and one top ten finish. In 2011, Donald had one of the best seasons in professional golf. He recorded two wins, two runner-up finishes and a total of 14 top-10 finishes in 19 starts on the PGA Tour. He also played 13 events on the European Tour, won two and had 10, top-10 finishes. His phenomenal year earned him 14 million dollars, Player of the Year honors and the No. 1 spot in the Official World Rankings, which he currently holds.
“I enjoy wearing Ahead headwear on tour, the quality, fit and performance is outstanding,” said Donald. “My relationship with Ahead has been wonderful over the years and I am pleased to continue to represent them on tour.”
Donald, 34, wears Ahead's line of high performance visors on TOUR. In addition to Luke Donald, Retief Goosen, Jim Furyk, Sean O'Hair and Brittany Lincicome also represent Ahead headwear on the PGA and LPGA Tours.