March 20, 2007

Huntington Beach, CA... Cleveland Golf is pleased to announce its Title Sponsorship of the new Golden State Pro Tour. The Tour will now be called the Cleveland Golf Golden State Tour. The Tour's 2007 schedule will comprise of fifteen 54-hole tournaments staged at courses throughout California. Membership of the Tour is open to all professionals aged 18 years and older.

"For 25 years, the Golden State Golf Tour has been the cornerstone of developmental golf in California." said Mike O'Leary, owner of the Golden State Tour and himself a former mini-tour player. “With Cleveland Golf as our title sponsor, this Tour will continue its long tradition of helping talented players develop into proven champions. It will also give California golf fans the opportunity to watch and play with future stars of the PGA Tour."

Tournaments will feature pro-ams, junior clinics, media days and demo days, designed to both promote the sport of golf and showcase Cleveland Golf product. "I believe strongly that there should be a place for professional golfers that are not on the big tours to compete", said Greg Hopkins, President/CEO of Cleveland Golf. "We're proud to be associated with this tour and it's long and distinguished history."

For complete Tour updates and membership information visit or contact:

Cleveland Golf Golden State Tour
Mike O’Leary

About Cleveland Golf:
Based in Huntington Beach, CA, Cleveland Golf is a company that enjoys a strong presence on the PGA TOUR and competitive tours worldwide. Cleveland's staff includes players such as Vijay Singh, Joe Durant, David Howell, and many others. The company was founded in 1979 to produce high quality replicas of classic golf clubs from the 1940's and 1950's but soon became regarded as an innovative producer of original equipment in it's own right. It was acquired by QUIKSILVER, Inc. in 2005 and has remained steadfastly committed to providing “Tour proven, premium golf equipment to passionate golfers at prices that ensure value to consumers."

Other Cleveland Golf brands include Never Compromise Putters and FIDRA Performance Golf Apparel.