Oct 29, 2012 at 05:46 PM
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NHL Team Sponsors PGA Tour Golfer

The Ottawa Senators announced today a partnership with local golfer Brad Fritsch, who qualified for the 2013 PGA tour this past weekend. The Senators entered into this promotional partnership with Fritsch this past summer, with the aim of assisting him to reach his goal of earning a PGA tour card.

Fritsch accomplished his goal and earned his PGA tour card this past weekend. Fritsch's partnership with the Senators provides him with financial support and will see him sporting the Senators logo on both his shirt and his golf bag on the 2013 PGA Tour. Fritsch will also be participating in a number of community events with the Senators.

"We want to congratulate Brad on achieving his goal and earning his PGA tour card," said Jeff Kyle, Senators vice-president of marketing. "We entered into this partnership with Brad because we believe that many of his best qualities, including his dedication and perseverance, reflect much of what the Ottawa Senators organization is all about. In sports, one of the most important ingredients to success is belief in achieving the ultimate goal and we were glad to be able to demonstrate to Brad that we are here to support him during the most important time of his career."

"I am overjoyed to partner with and represent the NHL team that I've grown up with the last 20 years," said Fritsch. "It is an honour and a pleasure to be associated with the Senators and my hope is that this is a partnership that will last for many, many years."


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