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PXG Signs LPGA Tour Champion Austin Ernst

Originally Published:
5/16/2017
Scottsdale, AZ (May 16, 2017) – PXG today announced LPGA Tour professional Austin Ernst as the newest addition to its roster of champions. 

Earnst has had PXG irons in play since mid-2016 – long before being offered an equipment deal. She has recorded three top ten finishes this season, including a second-place finish at the Kia Classic. 

“PXG has made a huge impact on the LPGA Tour in the last year and I am ecstatic to now be an official member of the PXG Troops,” Ernst said. “I’ve been making moves up the leaderboard this season, and I feel more confident than ever that I will reach the top with PXG clubs in my bag.”

Since entering the market two years ago, PXG, founded by American entrepreneur and golf fanatic Bob Parsons, has incited a step change in the golf industry. Parsons has channeled his passion for golf into a project that bears little relation to the established big beasts of the equipment market. And golfers, from weekend warriors to tour professionals, have been quick to take note. 

Parsons shared, “We’re in a different business than the other manufactures. When it comes to product development, it doesn’t matter how much we spend. It doesn’t matter how long it takes or how many iterations. What matters is performance.” 

“When exceptional players like Austin hit our clubs and say ‘wow’, we know we have landed on something special,” Parsons added. “I’m thrilled that Austin has already found success on tour using our equipment and look forward to counting her among our already stellar lineup of professionals.”

PXG’s professionals represent some of the very best talent on the PGA and LPGA Tours. Ernst will join current #PXGTroops James Hahn, Billy Horschel, Charles Howell III, Zach Johnson, Chris Kirk, Ryan Moore, Pat Perez, Charl Schwartzel, Christina Kim, Lydia Ko, Brittany Lang, Alison Lee, Ryann O’Toole, Sadena Parks, Gerina Piller and Beatriz Recari. 

Ernst’s first tournament as an official member of the #PXGTroops will be at the Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg, Virginia.