* Golf pro Willy Wilcox lands partnership with Nicklaus Golf Apparel
* At just 30, Wilcox’s impressive stats have turned heads
* Nicklaus apparel is owned and licensed by Perry Ellis
Nicklaus Apparel has named golf pro and PGA winner Willy Wilcox the brand ambassador for their Nicklaus collection, MR reported. At just 30 years old, Wilcox has already earned a solid reputation thanks to the impressive achievements he’s already earned as a professional golfer. Last year, he garnered a lot of attention after his hole-in-one on No. 17 at The Players Championship.
The Nicklaus collection (owned and licensed by Perry Ellis) is a modern golf-meets-lifestyle collection of wearable fashion and activewear pieces. Advanced fabric blends used in this collection allow for high-performance sweat wicking, sun-protective properties, enhanced ventilation and intricate seaming to allow for the utmost in comfort and range of motion.
According to Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO and president of Perry Ellis, Wilxcox is the perfect face to represent the brand. “We are thrilled to have Willy Wilcox as a Jack Nicklaus brand ambassador,” he said. “Willy is a talented young player who has the perfect blend of style and performance, which makes him the ideal representative for this collection.”
Wilxcox is excited about the partnership as well. “The Nicklaus collection’s golf apparel looks and feels great and is designed in such a way that I am able to perform at the highest level. The clothes I wear on and off the course are very important to me and as soon as I had a chance to review the Nicklaus collection I knew it was exactly what I was looking for. I am honored to be on board,” the young golf star said.