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PXG Adds Emerging Player Talent to Its Roster of Champions

Originally Published:
9/26/2018
Scottsdale, AZ (September 26, 2018) – PXG has signed two promising young golf professionals, Kevin Dougherty and Grant Hirschman, to its roster of champions in an effort to support emerging talent.

Kevin Dougherty is an American professional golfer who turned pro in 2014, making his debut on the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada. In 2017 Dougherty successfully completed Web.com Tour Qualifying School. He then teed it up on the Web.com Tour for the 2018 season. With ball speeds in excess of 190 miles per hour, Dougherty is one of the longest hitters on tour averaging 328 yards. 

Following his PXG custom club fitting Dougherty shared, “I was convinced in one shot that PXG is different. All my career I have struggled with too high of launch and too much spin. The first shot I hit with PXG I said wow. The club technology really supported the launch conditions I was looking for. I am ecstatic that Bob and everyone from PXG has welcomed me into the family.”

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Also joining PXG’s professional staff is decorated junior and collegiate golfer Grant Hirschman. A recent graduate of University of Oklahoma, Hirschman competed in every tournament during his four-year college career. As captain of the men’s golf team he led University of Oklahoma, a PXG sponsored program, to a National Championship in 2017. Grant kicked off his professional career this summer on PGA Tour Canada; posting a 69.06 scoring average, recording a top ten finish and qualifying for the Tour Championship. In only ten starts, Grant retained status for the 2019 season, finishing in the Top 60 of the Order of Merit. Hirschman will head to Web.com Tour Q-School this fall in an attempt to move up the ranks in 2019.

“Both Kevin and Grant are extremely hard-working guys and I admire them both for their tenacity,” PXG founder and CEO Bob Parsons stated. “I expect that they will come into their own in the coming months and am proud to support them along the way.” 

"I am thrilled to join the list of elite professionals playing PXG,” Hirschman said. “I won a national championship in college playing PXG clubs. Now I’m ready to win at the next level playing the best equipment in the game."

PXG’s current professionals represent some of the very best talent on the PGA and LPGA Tours. Dougherty and Hirschman will join current #PXGTroops Zach Johnson, Billy Horschel, Pat Perez, Ryan Moore, James Hahn, Charl Schwartzel, Wyndham Clark, Lydia Ko, Anna Nordqvist, Katherine Kirk, Austin Ernst, Christina Kim, Brittany Lang, Alison Lee, Ryann O’Toole, and Gerina Piller. 

For more information about PXG and its professional staff visit, www.PXG.com.
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