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Industry Notes: Monday, June 17, 2024

PGA Tour, Avis extend partnership agreement

PGA Tour, Avis: Announce a multiyear extension of their partnership as the official rental car company of the PGA Tour, PGA Tour Champions and Korn Ferry Tour. The agreement, through 2028, will continue to provide rental vehicles for players, caddies, employees and fans at PGA Tour-sanctioned events. Also, Avis announces Xander Schauffele, an eight-time PGA Tour winner and reigning PGA champion, as a brand ambassador.

Michigan Golf Hall of Fame: Greg Johnson, Stephen Kircher and Kevin VandenBerg have been elected to the 2024 Class and will be inducted on Oct. 27 at Ferris State University’s Katke Golf Club. Johnson was an award-winning sports journalist and later a media consultant for Michigan’s largest golf associations; Kircher is president and CEO of Boyne Resorts; and VandenBerg is a multiple-time amateur champion in Michigan.