Stamford, CT, March 16, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- vineyard vines, the fast-growing Stamford-based clothing company best known for its whimsical neckties, announced today their partnership with LPGA golfer Liz Janangelo for the 2010 tour season. Over the next year, Janangelo, a professional since 2008, will wear items from the vineyard vines collection including shirts, shorts, capri pants, skorts, pants, and belts.
Janangelo is a native of Connecticut and has been a fan of vineyard vines for years, making her a wonderful ambassador for the brand on and off the course. She has won countless awards over the years including seven collegiate tournaments while attending Duke University, five Connecticut Women’s Open Championships and was the youngest State Women’s Amateur champion at the age of 13.
“Liz has been a major player on the New England golf circuit for a long time. We have followed her success over the years and are excited to bring her on board,” commented CEO and Co-founder of vineyard vines, Shep Murray. “As a native of West Hartford, CT and current resident of Florida, she not only understands, but lives the vineyard vines lifestyle. She has worked hard to be able to do what she loves and has had a lot of fun along the way, which has always been our motto.”
Currently, the vineyard vines golf collection can be found at pro shops at 57 of the top 100 courses in the country (per Golf Digest’s ranking). In addition, vineyard vines custom club ties can be found at 55 of those top 100 courses.
About vineyard vines:
vineyard vines, a company best known for its whimsical neckties and smiling pink whale logo, was founded in 1998 on Martha’s Vineyard when brothers Shep and Ian Murray cut their ties with corporate America to start making ties that represented The Good Life. In addition to signature neckwear, vineyard vines offers a variety of clothing and accessories for men, women and children. Products are sold in over 600 specialty and department stores worldwide, through a seasonal catalog at 1.800.892.4982, online at vineyardvines.com and at nine free-standing stores in Boston, MA; Edgartown, MA; Greenwich, CT; Mashpee, MA; Memphis, TN; Nantucket, MA; The Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, FL; Washington, DC; and Westport, CT.