BRASELTON, Ga. – The American Junior Golf Association and BIG MAX have agreed to a four-year partnership naming BIG MAX as the Official Push Cart of the AJGA.
The partnership will see a BIG MAX presence at all AJGA events throughout the season and will establish a BIG MAX borrow program that will make BIG MAX push carts available to use for participants at AJGA events.
BIG MAX has grown into a global leader in the industry for push carts and golf bags since its founding in 1994 and launch into the U.S. market in 2014. BIG MAX golf bags are manufactured using the highest quality materials and workmanship to deliver the best user experience in design, form and function. BIG MAX push carts have held the position as leading push cart manufacturer in Europe for more than 20 years.
“We’re very excited to begin our relationship with the AJGA,” said Richard Oldach, Chief Executive Officer of BIG MAX USA. “Junior golfers can get multiple benefits by using a push cart, from reducing fatigue to removing the strain on their body that carrying a heavy bag brings. To be a part of the AJGA’s world-class events and to connect with the next generation of golfers is a fantastic opportunity for BIG MAX and we look forward to seeing this partnership develop.”
BIG MAX’s partnership with the AJGA reinforces the brand’s commitment to enabling more junior golfers to experience the benefits of using of these premium push carts.
BIG MAX joins the AJGA as a tournament partner of the Kyle Stanley Championship by Transamerica on June 30 – July 2, 2019 at Canterwood Golf & Country Club.
“We are excited to have BIG MAX on board with the AJGA,” said AJGA Director of Business Development, Scott Geary. “Our members will really benefit from having access to their carts. It is our mission to get players exposure to college coaches and we are proud to partner with BIG MAX to help us grow junior golf and accomplish our mission.”
About BIG MAX
BIG MAX has been Europe’s No. 1 push cart brand for more than 15 years following the unprecedented success of the world’s first three-wheel push cart, the Ti1000. Available in virtually every country that plays golf, BIG MAX is a name that has become associated with quality and innovation. The most recent advancement from BIG MAX is Fold Flat technology. The technology has seen BIG MAX pioneer push carts that fold down completely flat, in some cases to less than five inches deep. BIG MAX has furthered its reputation for innovation with its AQUA and DRI LITE golf bag technology. In the last quarter of 2017, BIG MAX became the No. 1 golf bag and travel cover brand in Germany, a traditional marker for No. 1 in continental Europe.
About the AJGA
The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The AJGA provides valuable exposure for college golf scholarships, and has an annual junior membership (boys and girls, ages 12-19) of more than 7,000 members from 50 states and 60 foreign countries. Through initiatives like the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant, a financial assistance program, and Leadership Links, a service-oriented platform that teaches juniors charitable-giving skills, the AJGA fosters the growth of golf’s next generation.
TaylorMade and adidas are the AJGA’s National Sponsors, supporting the AJGA for more than 25 years. TaylorMade has served as the Official Ball of the AJGA since 2016. adidas has been the Official Apparel and Footwear of the AJGA since 2017. Rolex, in its fourth decade of AJGA sponsorship, became the inaugural AJGA Premier Partner in 2004.
AJGA alumni have risen to the top of amateur, collegiate and professional golf. Former AJGA juniors have compiled more than 900 victories on the PGA and LPGA Tours. AJGA alumni include Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia, Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Patrick Reed, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods, Paula Creamer, Ariya Jutanugarn, Cristie Kerr, Stacy Lewis, Brittany Lincicome, Anna Nordqvist, Inbee Park and Lexi Thompson.