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Zach Johnson A Household Name Entering The Masters
By Mike Hlas, Reporter
AUGUSTA, Ga. When it comes to marketability and corporate appeal, Zach Johnson is succeeding at about the same rate he has done on golf courses over the last eight months.
Which is to say, extremely well.
In the last two months alone, Johnson signed endorsement contracts with John Deere and Country Inns and Suites By Carlson. Added to Transamerica/AEGON, Titleist/FootJoy, McGladrey, Oakley, BMW and NetJets, Johnson has quite a set of corporate clubs in his bag.
"Zach continues to be one of the most marketable players in the world, combining elite performance and consistency with a wonderful personality and great character," said Johnson's longtime agent, Brad Buffoni.
"His high level of performance year in and year out is virtually unmatched. That along with his strong values, humility and the way he conducts himself makes him very coveted among companies using sports to market. We are very selective to make sure our partners share these same values, and all of them certainly do."
Read more: http://thegazette.com/2014/04/08/zach-johnsons-on-a-roll-on-and-off-golf-course#ixzz2yR6pCfXj