Original Penguin® Brand Ambassador Cameron Smith Finishes 3rd Place at
The Dell Technologies Championship – Propels Smith up to 8th Place 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 third place finish at the Dell Technologies Championship, the second leg of the FedExCup playoffs.
Back to back third place finishes in the first two legs of the FedExCup Playoffs has moved Smith all the way up to 8th place in the FedExCup standings. “With the Tour Championship right around the corner, we congratulate Cameron on his continued strong play,” said Jack Voith, president of the Golf Division at Perry Ellis International. “Eight straight playoff rounds in the 60’s, under the highest pressure of championship golf, has shown that Cameron’s game is peaking at just the right time. We are thrilled for Cameron and proud to have him as an Original Penguin brand ambassador.”
“My game feels really good,” stated Smith. “Everything seems to be falling into place the last couple of weeks. I am happy with the way I played and am looking forward to the next couple of weeks as the goal all year has been to get to the Tour Championship.”
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.
Original Penguin Golf brand 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.