HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) announces a partnership with Sundog Eyewear – an industry leader in Mela-Lens™ technology and golf eyewear – has been named the Official Eyewear for the 2013 IJGT Tour.
Owned and operated by Junior Sports Corporation on Hilton Head Island, S.C., the IJGT hosts two- and three-day events throughout the U.S. and is the only junior golf tour with tournaments every weekend during the September-to-May school year. Sundog Eyewear Mela-Lens™ sunglasses, including models from the Paula Creamer Collection, will be awarded to the champions in every division in all 60 IJGT tournaments in 2013.
Mela-Lens™offers golfers superior vision protection to help improve performance. “Mela” is an abbreviation for Melanin, a naturally produced pigment that acts as a sunscreen protecting the eyes and skin from dangerous UV and “blue” light. Exclusive to Sundog Eyewear, Mela-Lens™utilizes synthetic melanin to filter blue light and block ultra-violet light for the ultimate in protection and performance. The benefits are enhanced definition, superior glare reduction, maximum visual clarity, and soothing visual comfort.
“The IJGT is delighted to partner with Sundog Eyewear,” said Peter Orrell, President and CEO, Junior Sports Corporation. “It is a great privilege to be able to work with such an established organization. This partnership will allow our players the advantage of receiving top of the line performance eyewear and further prosper as a competitive golfer.”
With more than 30 years of industry experience, Sundog Eyewear is a world leader in sport sunglasses with an ongoing commitment to Genuine Performance. Sundog Eyewear, available in thousands of fine golf shops and retailers worldwide is proud to be the Official Eyewear of the International Junior Golf Tour and the American Junior Golf Association. For more information on Mela-Lens™ technology and the entire Sundog Eyewear Collection visit www.sundogeyewear.com .
About Junior Sports Corporation:
Located on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, JSC owns and operates:
International Junior Golf Academy (www.IJGA.com ) is the world’s only academy to combine training, competition and academics for serious junior golfers. Director of Instruction – coach to winners of every major championship on the PGA Tour – and his elite staff train junior golfers from more than 27 countries across five continents.
The International Junior Golf Tour (www.IJGT.com) hosts 60 tournaments annually and is the only junior golf tour with events every weekend during the September-to-May school year.
Established in May 2011, the Ivan Lendl International Junior Tennis Academy (www.LendlTennis.com ) produces the finest tennis training and competition for junior students to ultimately reach the college or professional ranks. Ivan Lendl, former World No. 1 player and winner of eight Grand Slam singles titles, serves as Director of Instruction and is dedicated to the development of each junior tennis player.
Heritage Academy (www.HeritageHHI.com ) provides progressive, diverse academic instruction for students from grades five to 12 who pursue extra-curricular passions, such as golf at IJGA and tennis at Ivan Lendl IJTA.
For more information about the International Junior Golf Tour visit: www.IJGT.com or call 1.800.792.9143.