Adam Scott to wear UNIQLO
In case you missed it, earlier to day it was officially announced that Adam Scott (currently ranked world no. 7) has signed a multi-year contract with Japan’s clothing giant UNIQLO. Adam will be wearing his new apparel sponsor at all professional tournaments beginning with the 2013 Masters tournament. A golf polo shirt campaign is also scheduled to be released sometime in mid April, according to the UNIQLO website. “I am thrilled to have been appointed as a UNIQLO Global Brand Ambassador. I have come across UNIQLO many times in my travels, and frequently visit UNIQLO stores … “, says Adam.
I also first discovered UNIQLO (Unique Clothing), in a trip to Tokyo in 2008, and since then have been a fan and patron. Previously, Adam wore apparel from Burberry, and most recently, Aqua Scutum. I like this move away from the so-called “premium” brands to a more accessible brand. I think this is an interesting, and great partnership and hope it will bring positive exposure to both UNIQLO and Adam Scott, as well as perhaps help to grow the game of golf. Imagine that; affordable fashion influencing the popularity and growth of the game.