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Flores becomes Duca del Cosma brand ambassador

Elite U.S. player to promote latest golf shoes from premium Italian brand

Professional golfer Erik Flores has become a Brand Ambassador for luxury Italian golf shoe brand Duca del Cosma and will promote its stylish shoes at top golfing events and on his engaging social media channels.

An elite golfer on the Korn Ferry and PGA Canada Tours, Erik will be sporting several colorful styles from the all-encompassing SS22 collection as he looks to advance his professional career wearing some of the most advanced golf shoe designs on the market.

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Having achieved a career high World Amateur Golf Ranking® (WAGR®) of fifth in 2009 before turning professional two years later, Erik has amassed 40 Korn Ferry Tour appearances, plus one PGA Tour start and is thrilled to be representing the brand that offers something totally different in the golf shoe marketplace.

“I’ve been a huge fan of Duca del Cosma since I first came across the brand and am really excited to become an ambassador to help further promote the super distinctive shoes on offer,” said Erik. “The soles on the signature JL and dashing KINGSCUP shoes are great for stability and comfort while swinging and walking which is essential for playing golf at the highest level. It’s an added bonus that the shoes look the part in a number of different colors,” he added.

Alongside the sporty JL and KINGSCUP designs worn on course, Erik has selected to wear the smart DELAGO boots and patriotic UNITED shoes in the coming months. Off the course, he likes to match the versatile MONTEROSSO with a number of casual outfits.

“Having Erik on board as an ambassador is great for our brand and provides us with another avenue for showcasing our distinctive golf shoes to a captive audience of fashion-conscious golfers,” said Evelien Lauwers, General Manager of Duca del Cosma in North America. “Erik suits our brand perfectly and we’re looking forward to seeing how he incorporates our shoes in a number of outfits that will appeal to a younger audience,” she added.

Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Erik is also an Ambassador for Girls Golf of America - an initiative dedicated to creating opportunities for the women’s game - and holds a History Degree from UCLA. During his College Golf career he was a three-time NCAA All-American and member of the NCAA National Championship title winning team, plus became the US Collegiate Champion in 2009.

Flores attended the Duca del Cosma booth at the recent PGA Merchandise Show, where the brand exhibited for a fourth time and unveiled its latest SS22 and AW22/23 styles to those in attendance.

He can be seen wearing the shoes on the and @ducadelcosma.official Instagram pages, plus on his personal account - @erikflo.

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