PING Under Armor FLex Fit Ecco Thunderbirds Golf Week Blue Media Bushnell Golf

Sponsors and Affiliations



Since 2009, PING Golf has been the national sponsor of Junior Golf University's flagship program, the PING Junior Interclub (PJI). PING, established in 1959, is a world-class manufacturer of golf equipment centered on innovation, quality and service. The family-owned company, headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., provides golf-related products to more than 70 countries.

Under Armor

Under Armour, established in 1996, is a manufacturer of performance apparel centered on innovation. In 2011, Under Armour became the presenting sponsor of PING Junior Interclub State Championship events.

Golf Week

Golfweek Magazine, launched in 1975, has become the leading provider of golf-related news. Most relevant to JGU, Golfweek delivers the latest amateur, collegiate, and junior tournament results. A partnership with Golfweek was formed in 2011.


Established in 1963 in Denmark, ECCO is one of the world's largest and most innovative footwear manufacturers. Its golf shoes dominate the premium category globally and are worn in competition by a broad range of top-ranked men's and women's tour players. ECCO became a sponsor of the PING Junior Interclub in 2012, recognizing the need to provide opportunities for junior golfers - the future of the game.

New Era

Flexfit LLC (the US sales & distribution agency of Yupoong INC.) is one of the world's largest vendors of custom, private label headwear. They manufacture hats for some of the most reputable brands in the sports, streetwear, action sports, golf and outdoor markets and also offer a wide selection of wholesale blank caps.


Bluemedia For more than 20 years, bluemedia has been the go-to large format printer for Fortune 500 companies, top-tier brand sponsors, and professional and collegiate sports organizations across the country. What separates us from the other large format printers out there? We’re not just doing business, we’re a trusted partner working alongside you, delivering one-of-a-kind events, sponsor and fan experiences and more. Every time. Anywhere in the world.

Busnell Golf

Busnell Golf Bushnell has been the industry leader in high-performance sports optics for more than 65 years. Our guiding principle is to provide the highest quality, most reliable and affordable sports optics products on the market. And, our commitment to outstanding customer service and strong retailer partnerships is unmatched.


PGA Southwest

The Southwest Section PGA is one of 41 sections within PGA of America. The organization is committed to promoting the game of golf in its region while enhancing the skills of its members. The Southwest Section PGA has provided financial support to JGU since 2011.


Established in 1958, The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) is a non-profit organization and association for men's golf coaches throughout the United States. The organization is dedicated to promoting and advancing men's golf. JGU is recognized by the organization as a "Friend of the GCAA".


The Thunderbirds, established in 1937, is an active committee of 55 members dedicated to promoting sports and community affairs around Phoenix, Ariz. The organization emerged as an expansion of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and has raised over $65 million for Arizona charities. The Thunderbirds are hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, a leading stop on the PGA TOUR in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Thunderbirds have provided financial support to JGU since 2009.