Welcome Lorena Ochoa!
Fairhaven, MA - FootJoy, the #1 Shoe in Golf and the #1 Shoe on every tour Worldwide, announced today the official signing of Lorena Ochoa, the 2007 Rolex® Player of the Year. Already a long time wearer of FootJoy shoes, Ochoa will officially represent the #1 Shoe in Golf when she kicks off her 2008 season.
“We are thrilled to have Lorena as part of our team, representing the #1 Shoe in Golf” said Mike Foley, Director of Footwear Marketing for FootJoy. “Lorena had a spectacular year in 2007 highlighted by her first major win at the Women’s British Open. Her competitiveness and drive to be #1 combined with her refreshing style and flair make Lorena a perfect brand ambassador for FootJoy. We look forward to watching her defend her top ranking throughout 2008 and beyond.”
In addition to winning her second consecutive Rolex Player of the Year award, Lorena captured the AP Female Athlete of the Year after compiling 8 wins in 2007 including her first major in the Women’s British Open at St Andrews. A bonafide star at only 26 years of age, Lorena shattered the single season earnings record by more than a million dollars earning $4,364,994, while rising to number 1 in the World Rankings.
“I am so excited to enter into this long-term agreement with FootJoy”, exclaimed Lorena when reached in her hometown of Guadalajara, Mexico. “I’ve been wearing FJ shoes since 2004 and truly love their style and performance. I look forward to many more seasons wearing the best shoes in golf.”
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