The Dow Chemical Company and the PGA Tour announce a four-year official marketing partnership making Dow the “Official Chemical Company” of the PGA Tour, Champions Tour, Nationwide Tours and the Tournament Players Clubs (TPCs).
Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, will offer assistance to course management at the TPC and other courses. Dow will also support the First Tee Program, a World Golf Foundation initiative. Dow also supports local associations and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.
The agreement with the PGA Tour gives Dow the opportunity to work with top courses in the nation and continue developing solutions to enhance the game. Dow will also be able to showcase other technologies it has developed related to golf. Currently, Dow has created Dow XLA, a premium fiber for golf apparel, Dow Vorastar, cast polyurethane covers and Dow Amplify, ionomeric resins for golf balls.
Dow also sponsors PGA Tour player Sean O’Hair and LPGA Tour player Suzann Pettersen.