Srixon announced that K.J. Choi has agreed to terms on a multi-year contract to join its professional tour staff. Considered one of Asia’s most successful golfers, Choi has won 21 tournaments worldwide since turning professional in 1994. He started his career on the Korean Tour, picking up his first win at the 1995 14th Phantom Open. In 1999, Choi earned two victories on the Japan Golf Tour later that year, he became the first Korean to gain a PGA Tour card. He counts the 2011 Players Championship among his eight PGA Tour victories.
“Having Mr. Choi as a member of our Srixon staff gives us a great sense of pride,” said Todd Harman, President of Cleveland® Golf/Srixon® – U.S.A. “Mr. Choi’s contributions to the game of golf have been significant throughout his career, but his deep commitment to numerous charitable causes have made him the type of brand ambassador that any organization would be honored to have as a member of their team.”
Choi’s contract includes playing a Srixon golf ball and wearing a Srixon glove, while maintaining a Srixon logo on his apparel and golf bag.