(Miami, FL, March 3, 2021) — Original Penguin Golf, a division of Perry Ellis International, is excited to announce the signing of PGA TOUR® winner Danny Lee as a brand ambassador. Lee will be making his debut this week in Orlando wearing OPG’s Spring 2021 collection.
“Danny Lee is a proven winner on the PGA TOUR® and we are thrilled to welcome him as an Original Penguin ambassador,” said Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO of Perry Ellis International. “Danny is a very talented player with an established and impressive resume including winning the US Amateur and Johnnie Walker Classic as an amateur, being a member of the International President’s Cup team and participating in the 2016 Olympics. We are confident that 2021 will be a very exciting year for Danny and we look forward to seeing him in the winner’s circle again soon.”
Original Penguin and Pete the Penguin have left their mark on a league of legends. For over 60 years, our namesake bird has been adorned and adored by the masters of leisure and sport to define itself as an American classic. Today, the Penguin icon still stands as a signal for those who know how to be an original.
“I am thrilled to partner with an iconic brand like Original Penguin. For me to be able to wear a brand that was made famous by golf and cultural legends is an honor,” stated Lee. “With Original Penguin’s formula of modern fit, fashionable designs, performance materials and attention to detail, there’s no doubt I’ll be looking my best both on and off the course.”
About An Original Penguin by Munsingwear®
In 1955, Minneapolis-based Munsingwear – an underwear and military supply company – ironically became the touchstone of suburban sport with the introduction of the first iconic golf shirt to America – an ORIGINAL PENGUIN®. Known for its unique, humorous and detail-oriented clothing, Original Penguin offers a full range of men’s and children’s clothing, accessories and fragrances. Original Penguin is present in North, Central and South Americas, Europe as well as India and the Philippines. There are over 1,250 points of sale, more than 99 Original Penguin stores worldwide and two dedicated e-commerce websites: www.originalpenguin.com and www.originalpenguin.co.uk. See a full preview of the Spring 2021 Golf collection here.
About Perry Ellis International
Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor, and licensor of a broad line of high quality men’s and women’s apparel, accessories, and fragrances. The company’s collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters, dress pants, casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear, dresses, and men’s and women’s swimwear is available through all major levels of retail distribution. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands, including: Perry Ellis®, An Original Penguin by Munsingwear®, Laundry by Shelli Segal®, Rafaella®, Cubavera®, Ben Hogan®, Savane®, Grand Slam®, John Henry®, Manhattan®, Axist® and Farah®. The company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks from third parties, including: Nike® for swimwear, and Callaway®, PGA TOUR®, and Jack Nicklaus® for golf apparel. Additional information on the company is available at www.pery.com.
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