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Choice Hotels extends PGA of Australia partnership

The PGA of Australia golf organisation has extended its partnership with hotels company Choice Hotels until April 2016.

Operating through its Choice Hotels Australia franchise, the company will retain the exclusive naming rights to the PGA-Am Series.

The agreement will include the ongoing 2014 PGA Pro-AM Series, which began on May 1 and will run until April 30, 2015. More than 40,000 entrants and 2,500 Australian professional golfers are expected to take part in over 200 events nationwide throughout the series.

In addition to its title sponsorship, Choice Hotels will also continue to provide exclusive accommodation offers to the Australian golf community.

Brian Thorburn, chief executive officer of the PGA of Australia, said: “The Choice Hotels PGA Pro-Am Series takes our professionals to golf courses all over the country and we look forward to working with Choice to grow their business and the game of golf.”