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Canadian PGA Announces Movado as Official Timepiece

(ACTON, ON) May 5, 2011: The Canadian PGA announced today that the Movado Group of Canada has partnered with the Association as the Official Timepiece and as a key partner in the Centennial Celebrations of 2011.

As the Official Timepiece of both the Association and the Centennial Celebrations, Movado Group has put together an extensive personal and facility purchase program. PGA Professionals from around the country can purchase timepieces from a variety of Movado brands with their facility logo on it to provide as gifting at Member-Guests, Club Championships & corporate events.

“This is great partnership that encompasses a variety of opportunities for both the PGA Professional and Movado,” said Canadian PGA Executive Director Gary Bernard.

“We are excited to welcome this great collection of timepiece brands as a National partner and we know that their presence at the Centennial will add to the festivities as well,” added Canadian PGA President Glenn Cundari.

Movado Group, one of the world's premier watchmakers, designs, manufactures and distributes watches from nine of the most recognized and respected names in time including: Movado, ESQ by Movado and the licensed watch brands HUGO BOSS, Lacoste and Tommy Hilfiger.

“We at Movado Group of Canada are proud to be associated with a great partner such as the Canadian PGA on the occasion of their 100th year celebration,” says Gino DeVuono, Vice President of Sales. “As we embark on our new partnership with the Canadian PGA, we feel that our company has truly been matched with the likes of a great organization and a devoted group of talented individuals. Having an appreciation for golf in Canada, we recognize the value of the work and dedication of the golf professional.”

As part of the Centennial Celebrations in 2011, Movado will feature a countdown clock on both the Canadian PGA Centennial website and at the Centennial Gala Dinner on July 11th, 2011 at the Hilton Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, PQ.

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For more information contact:
Kelly Dixon
Director of Communications & Marketing
Canadian PGA
kelly@cpga.com
800.782.5764 ext 234

Jeff Dykeman
Director of Business Development & Brand
Canadian PGA
jeff@cpga.com
800.782.5764 ext 232

Karan Stevenson
Manager, Special Markets
Movado Group of Canada
Tel: 905-752-6076
kstevenson@movadogroup.com

About the Canadian PGA:
Established in 1911 and the second oldest professional golf association in the world, the Canadian Professional Golfers' Association is a non-profit Association comprised of 3,700 golf professionals across the country. The Association’s mandate is to develop, promote and support our Members as experts in the game and business of golf and, in so doing, serve both its Members’ needs and those of the golfing public through the Association’s varied programs and events. The Association consists of the National Office located in Acton, Ontario and nine Zone Offices across the country. For more information please visit www.cpga.com

About Movado Group of Canada:
One of the world's premier watchmakers, Movado Group, Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes a selection of the most recognized and respected names in time: Movado, ESQ by Movado , HUGO BOSS, , Lacoste and Tommy Hilfiger watch brands. Collectively, our timepieces are sold throughout the World.

From our Swiss luxury timepieces to our accessible fashion watches, each of our brands is recognized for its inherent quality and distinctive image within its price category.

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