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Wilson adds two more players to its professional golf advisory staff

Willie Mack III and Alex Knappe become the latest professionals to join Wilson’s global golf roster

CHICAGO (Feb. 1, 2023) — Wilson Sporting Goods Co. today announced that professional golfers Willie Mack III and Alex Knappe have joined its professional Golf Advisory Staff. Mack joins Wilson’s PGA TOUR roster that includes John Augenstein, Kevin Chappell, Quade Cummins, Padraig Harrington, Kevin Kisner, Trey Mullinax, Brendan Steele, Kevin Streelman, Martin Trainer and Kevin Tway; and LPGA Tour player Sophia Schubert. 

“Wilson’s momentum and player adoption on worldwide tours highlights the quality, consistency and, most of all, the performance of our premium golf equipment,” said Tim Clarke, President, Wilson Golf. “Having up-and-coming players like Willie and Alex choose to play our products mirrors what’s happening on golf courses around the world: better players are trusting Wilson Golf equipment.” 

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Mack III’s first tournament as a member of the Wilson Golf Advisory Staff was last weekend and he’s expected to play The Panama Championship this week.

“I'm excited to officially join the Wilson team,” said Mack III. “I've been playing Staff Model irons, wedges and golf ball for a while now, and I'm excited to now add the Dynapower driver. It looks so good and sits perfectly."  

Knappe joins the DP World Tour roster that includes Marc Hammer, Benjamin Herbert, Joakim Lagergren, David Law, Hurly Long, Craig Mackie, Jack Senior, Paul Waring and Andrew Wilson; as well as Paul Lawrie on the Legends Tour and Sanna Nuutinen on the Ladies European Tour.

“I’m very excited to be part of the Wilson Team,” said Knappe. “From testing a variety of irons, the Staff Model blades were the best out there for my game. I am looking forward to the season ahead.”

What’s In the Bag:

Willie Mack III

  • Dynapower Carbon driver
  • STAFF Model 24° Utility
  • STAFF Model CB 5-9, PW
  • STAFF Model 52° wedge
  • STAFF Model 56° wedge
  • STAFF Model 60° wedge
  • STAFF Model golf ball 

Alex Knappe

  • STAFF Model Blades 3-PW 

For further information on all Wilson Advisory Staff, products, including drivers, woods, irons, wedges, putters, balls and accessories, visit: and follow @wilsongolf on social.

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About Wilson Golf

For more than 100 years, Wilson Golf has designed, manufactured and distributed premium and recreational golf equipment throughout the world.  Since 1914, Wilson Staff irons have won 62 major championships, more than any other iron manufacturer in history.  The winning tradition continues today by delivering the highest quality equipment to all golfers to enhance performance on the course and overall enjoyment of the game.

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About Wilson 

Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods Co., a division of Amer Sports, is the world’s leading manufacturer of sports equipment, apparel and accessories.  Through its dedication to creating products that enable athletes at every level to perform at their best, Wilson has earned its place as a leader in sporting goods for over a century.

Note - Pros often customize their equipment. This consumer product may vary from the model customized by the pro for gameplay.

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