Asbri Golf, the leading supplier of branded golf accessories, has agreed to sponsor the region’s seasonal curtain-raiser, the Cornish Festival, for a fourth successive year, writes Adrian Milledge.
The Caerphilly-based PGA Partner originally signed up in 2017 to back the popular event for three years and, such has been the success of the arrangement, it will follow suit in 2020.
Conwy Golf Club was this years host to The Asbri Golf Welsh National PGA Championship which saw Mark Pilkington crowned as the 2019 Welsh Champion.
Following the prize presention at Conwy, Asbri Golf was awarded the inaugural “John Barnett Memorial Trophy” by John’s wife, Beryl and Peter Johnson.
Former PGA Captain from 1997-99, John Barnett, affectionally known as “JB” sadly passed away in 2017 at the age of 67. He was Head PGA Professional at Royal St Davids, Harlech for many years until his retirement in 2012 and was a huge supporter of Welsh Golf.
Asbri Golf recently exhibited for their 15th consecutive year at the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida and once again filled their export order books for the upcoming season.
The Welsh golf accessory company who specialise in logo and branded merchandise has enjoyed continued success at the World’s largest golf trade show since 2004 and export sales now equates to 44% of their turnover.
Despite the uncertainty of Brexit surrounding all UK businesses at the moment, Asbri has continued to thrive and buck all trends with continued year on year growth since the company’s inception in 2003.
Leading logo golf accessory brand, Asbri Golf, continues to grow its international portfolio and strengthen their relationship with the Canadian market as they continue to work closely with MKRAK Inc.
Building on their partnership which started back in 2013 at the PGA Merchandise Show, Canada has become a big part of Asbri’s growing success over the years as the pair continue to attend three trade shows in as many weeks.
Toby Hunt ensured there would be no repeat of last year’s final round stumble in winning the Welsh National PGA Championship at Ashburnham.
But it was a close run thing. Having missed out at Celtic Manor in 2017 when Sion Bebb won the tournament for the third time, another previous winner came close to following suit 12 months later.
Asbri Golf, the market-leading logo accessory brand, has strengthened its longstanding relationship with The PGA in two key areas.
In addition to upgrading its status with the Association from Official Supplier to PGA Partner, the Wales-based company has extended its title sponsorship of the Welsh National PGA Championships for a further three years.
Sion Bebb scratched an 11-year itch and held his nerve at Celtic Manor to win the Asbri Golf-sponsored Welsh National PGA Championship for the third time.
The pro from Morlais Castle previously won the event in 2005 and 2006 and it was perhaps appropriate his margin of victory over Toby Hunt and Matthew Dearden was three shots.
PGA official supplier Asbri Golf has committed their support to PGA professionals by agreeing a three-year deal to become title sponsors of Cornish Riviera Pro-Am Festival.
Leading logo accessory brand Asbri Golf, recently returned from exhibiting at the PGA Merchandise Show in Florida, for their 13th consecutive year. While the number 13 may be unlucky for some, it certainly was not for Asbri having recorded their most successful show to date securing new distribution deals and record sales at the largest golf trade show in the World.
Tenby, the club described as the birthplace of golf in Wales, has another claim to fame as the venue where Lydia Hall became the first lady to win the Welsh National PGA Championship.
Leading logo accessory brand, Asbri Golf, has signed a three-year agreement with the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex to be the Official Merchandise Supplier at Carnoustie in 2016, Royal Porthcawl in 2017 and at the Home of Golf, The Old Course at St Andrews, in 2018.
Dinsdale was part of the Welsh Team that finished 3rd in November at the PGA European Team Championships in Turkey alongside playing partners (and Asbri customers), Sion Bebb of Morlais Castle GC and Adam Constable of Cardiff GC. He then returned back to Turkey for the Regnum Carya Invitational Pro-Am in February to claim his first win of the 2016 season after a dramatic battle over the last few holes with victorious 2015 PGA Cup Captain, Jon Bevan.
The Welsh company formed in 2003, first exhibited at the show in 2005 as a joint venture with Ryder Cup Wales and Visit Wales. Now, in their 12th year at the show, the company has built up a reputation as one of The leading logo accessory brands Worldwide, supplying over 1500 golf shops and resorts.
Former Ryder Cup hero and leading European Tour player Phillip Price will bid to add a second Welsh National PGA Championship to his name later this month, two decades after last lifting the title.
Asbri Golf have been appointed as official suppliers to the PGA and extend their Welsh National PGA Championship sponsorship.
Lee Rooke will have the chance to defend his title on home turf again after it was confirmed Royal St. David's will again stage the Welsh National PGA Championship in 2014.
As the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex gets under way this week at the Royal Porthcawl, one company already reaping the benefits of the event is Caerphilly-based golf accessory brand, Asbri Golf, as they were awarded a contract as the Official Supplier to the Championship.
Thriving Golf Company, Asbri Golf, has recently been announced as a partner for the upcoming Golf Live Event, 10th-12th May 2013 at the Celtic Manor Resort and will be the Official Supplier for The Celebrity Cup event.
Scotland based Glenmuir, one of Europe’s leading golf apparel brands and Wales based Asbri Golf, logo accessory specialist, teamed up to support all four home nation teams at the PGAs of Europe International Team Champions at Vale do Lobo
“Our association with Ryder Cup has clearly promoted our brand to a global audience and given Asbri enormous credibility.
The 2010 season has certainly teed off on a high for Welsh Golf Company Asbri Golf, having been awarded the highly prestigious award of “International Business of the Year” at the recent Rhondda Cynon Taff Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony.
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