Bettinardi Golf Extends Contract Of Brand Advocate Matt Kuchar
(Tinley Park, IL) – Bettinardi Golf, makers of the world’s finest milled putters, announced today the contract extension of Matt Kuchar, a 7-time winner on the PGA Tour and 2016 Ryder Cup player. With this new multi-year deal, Bettinardi will be the exclusive manufacturer of Matt’s arm lock putter.
“Since joining our professional staff, Matt has been a phenomenal advocate for Bettinardi Golf not only on the golf course with his stellar play, but also off the course with his incredible demeanor and winning attitude” said Bob Bettinardi, President and CEO of Bettinardi Golf. Since joining Bettinardi’s professional staff in February of 2013, Kuchar has amassed an astonishing $16.9 Million in prize money, 3 wins, 36 top ten finishes, and an Olympic Bronze medal. In addition to Matt’s impressive stats, he consistently ranks inside top 20 on the PGA Tour in strokes gained putting, and putting average.
“Bob and Sam Bettinardi continue to make the finest putters in golf”, said Kuchar. “Having been to the factory, and having seen how my actual putter was made was so impressive, that it gives me a ton of confidence on the greens knowing it was constructed to my standards”.
About Bettinardi Golf: With years of experience milling highly technical parts for the defense and medical industries, Robert Bettinardi began his engineering passion for crafting the world’s finest putters in 1991. After creating his own prototypes. Bettinardi designed and produced putters for the next seven years alongside some of the industry’s best and was in demand by golf’s top OEMs.
Bettinardi Golf was born in 1998 and the company’s first milestone arrived that next year when a prominent PGA Tour professional set a tournament record at the Greater Greensboro Open. The seasons that followed would find Bettinardi putters used for numerous professional victories around the world, including a US Open and PGA Championship.
Today, Bettinardi Golf – comprising of more than 80 employees – remains committed to designing, crafting, and fitting One-Piece putters, wedges and accessories for players around the world.
The Bettinardi PGA Tour Staff includes Matt Kuchar, Darren Clarke, and Jim Herman.