Original Penguin® Brand Ambassador Cameron Smi…

Original Penguin® Brand Ambassador Cameron Smith T-3 at The Northern Trust

Strong Finish Propels Smith up to 16th in the FedExCup Playoff Race

Original Penguin Golf a division of Perry Ellis International, Inc., would like to congratulate brand ambassador Cameron Smith for his T-3 finish at The Northern Trust, the first leg of the FedExCup playoffs.  

With his T-3 finish Smith moved up to 16th in the FedExCup standings.  “Cameron Smith is a proven winner on the PGA Tour® and we are excited to watch his strong play as he pushes on towards the TOUR Championship,” said Jack Voith, president of the Golf Division at Perry Ellis International, Inc.  “Cameron is a very talented player and his track record after just three years on tour shows how bright his golfing future is. We look forward to seeing him in the winner’s circle again soon.”

“This was a really solid week,” stated Smith. “I am happy with the way I played and am looking forward to the next couple of weeks.  The goal all year has been to get to Atlanta and the World Cup and that won’t change.”

Building on its appeal to youth culture, Original Penguin by Munsingwear® leverages the brand’s mantra to “Be An Original®.”  Original Penguin pays homage to its rich brand heritage, having been adored by countless icons for more than 60 years. A strong influence of humor, fun and attention to detail can be seen in its products. The brand reworks its archive of mid-century classics with seasonal updates to reflect a modern lifestyle.

“I am thrilled and honored to wear the same iconic brand that the sport’s greatest players introduced to the golf world some 60 years ago,” added Smith.  “Original Penguin blends the perfect combination of style and performance with its classic design and attention to detail. I feel great each day showing up at the course in my new gear.”

Original Penguin Golf apparel is owned by Perry Ellis International, Inc. a global leader in fashion apparel, and is available at www.OriginalPenguin.com, select retailers and golf courses worldwide.

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

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®, Jantzen® 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 and Guy Harvey® for performance fishing and resort wear.  Additional information on the company is available at http://www.pery.com.