Oakley signs Tseng to sport women's collection

Yani Tseng
Yani Tseng ( Getty Images )

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Underscoring its growing push into the golf category, Oakley Inc. announced Feb. 1 the signing of Yani Tseng to its team of global brand ambassadors.

According to the company, the world's top-ranked female player had been using Oakley products since early in her career. Now, with an endorsement deal in place, Tseng will represent a broader array of Oakley products. In addition to wearing Oakley sunglasses, Tseng also will wear apparel from the new Women's Active Collection.

Said Patrick McIlvain, Oakley's vice president of global sports marketing: "… With Yani, the ride has been incredible. We're pleased to further our support as she continues to make her mark on the world of golf."

Tseng, 22, already has five major championships to her credit. In 2011, she was honored as the LPGA Player of the Year for the second consecutive year.