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XXIO announces partnership with PGA Magazine’s Women Leaders program

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — March 1, 2022 — XXIO®, a global leader in premium lightweight golf equipment, is proud to become the new exclusive golf ball and equipment partner of PGA Magazine’s Women Leaders program. This program, established in 2016, creates in-person and virtual networking opportunities to help grow women’s golf and connect leaders in the industry.

“XXIO is proud to support this impactful effort to grow women’s golf and the influence of women golf professionals in the industry,” said Mike Powell, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Srixon / Cleveland Golf / XXIO. “All of us at XXIO are excited to help accelerate this growth and look forward to a successful partnership in supporting the mission of the Women’s Leader program.”

The mission of the PGA Magazine & XXIO Women Leaders program is to host events that help build a network of leaders at the local level to grow women’s golf and build connections across the industry, developing new ideas, friendships, and mentoring relationships along the way. More than 1,100 people are part of the PGA Magazine & XXIO Women Leaders program, including more than 600 women PGA Professionals across the country.

“We are thrilled to have XXIO as an important part of the Women Leaders program,” said PGA Magazine President Brian Folino. “We are looking forward to working together in creating unique environments for high-level networking, idea-sharing and playing golf as part of the PGA Magazine & XXIO Women Leaders program.”

Based in Huntington Beach, CA, XXIO®, is part of the Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. family and enjoys a strong presence on competitive tours worldwide. The professional staff includes players such as Ernie Els and Inbee Park, as well as many others. XXIO®, with their long-standing tradition of premium golf clubs in Japan, brings the #1 golf brand in Japan to America.  XXIO® is committed to providing "Tour-proven, premium golf equipment to passionate golfers seeking to improve their performance while enhancing their experience playing the game of golf.” For more information, please contact Noelle Zavaleta at (714) 889-5853 or visit