Original Penguin Golf, a division of Perry Ellis International, signed PGA Tour player Nico Echavarria as a brand ambassador. Echavarria will make his Tour debut this season wearing Original Penguin’s Spring 2023 collection.

“We are thrilled to welcome Nico as our next Original Penguin brand ambassador,” said Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO, Perry Ellis International. “Nico is a very talented player whose style, personality and international background make him a perfect fit for our Original Penguin team.”

An All-American at the University of Arkansas, a former member of the Colombian world amateur team and winner of both the Mexican Amateur and South American Championship, Echavarria earned his 2023 Tour card by finishing 20th on the 2022 Korn Ferry Tour points list. Echavarria also won two professional victories on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica Tour and is off to a fast start in 2023 with a T-12 at the Sony Open in Hawaii where he shot four rounds in the 60’s.


Echavarria joins 2022 Open Champion Cameron Smith as Original Penguin brand ambassador. “We continue to grow the Original Penguin brand from the PGA, LPGA and Korn Ferry Tours’s with even more exciting players like Danny Lee and Augusto Nunez wearing the namesake Penguin icon,” added Feldenkreis.

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