London - It has today been announced that the Swedish professional golfer Peter Hanson has signed a multi year sponsorship agreement with the award winning Danish shoe manufacturer Ecco. The pioneering Ecco spirit has driven them to become one of the World's largest golf shoe brands. Through consistent innovation and a focus on creating high-performance shoes, they provide superior comfort, fit and durability.
Peter who is debuting his new Ecco shoes this week whilst playing in the European Tour's Omega Dubai Desert Classic, said, 'I'm very pleased to be a new brand ambassador for Ecco golf shoes. Having had back problems in previous years its very important that I have comfort on the course, to give myself the best possible support from the ground up. Ecco provide me with a lightweight, flexible shoe which gives me maximum comfort. They also have a wide variety of styles to suit all tastes, so its easy to see how they have become one of the best shoe brands in golf'.
'Peter has been a top player in golf for many years. With his flawless golf swing, graceful style and great personality, Peter is the perfect match for the ECCO golf brand. Already off to a good start to the 2016 season we are confident to see Peter on top of the leaderboard on many more occasions' says Jesper Thuen – ECCO Head of Golf Asia. 'We look forward to providing Peter with amazing quality and comfort footwear in order for him to perform at the highest level'.
The 2 time Ryder Cup player and 6 time European Tour winner is currently playing his 3rd event of the Desert Swing. His opener to the 2016 season in Abu Dhabi saw him tee off with former Ryder Cup team mates Ian Poulter and Rory Mcilroy on the final day, where he finished in 11th place.
For More Information on ECCO please see their website: http://shopeu.ecco.com/uk/en/mens/golf
ECCO, a world-leading brand of shoes combining style and comfort, has built its success on design and leather quality, and innovative technology. Founded in 1963, ECCO is one of the few major shoe manufacturers in the world that owns and manages every aspect of its leather and shoe productions and its retail sales. ECCO is also among the largest producers of high quality leather - customers include several of the world’s leading luxury brands. Today, ECCO Shoes and Accessories are sold in 88 countries at 3,060 ECCO shops and shop-in-shops, and at more than 14,000 sales points around the world. The company is family-owned and employs 19,800 people worldwide. www.ecco.com.
For more information on Peter Hanson please contact 4SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT:
Jamie Evans - Commercial Director
Tel: +44 (0) 7817 019064
Alexandra Marshall - Client Executive
Tel: +44 (0) 7920 097551