SAN DIEGO, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Vistage announced the signing of PGA TOUR players Charley Hoffman, Marc Leishman and Stewart Cink to brand partnerships. The upcoming Farmers Insurance Open, January 25-28, will be the first time the three tour veterans, who have a combined 13 PGA TOUR victories, will play under the “Team Vistage” flag.
Founded more than 60 years ago, Vistage helps more than 45,000 CEOs, business owners and key executives across 35 countries gain a competitive edge. Through peer advisory groups and one-to-one coaching, the organization helps high-integrity leaders make great decisions that benefit their companies, families and communities.
“Charley, Marc and Stewart are exemplary players, but more importantly, they embody the same core values and characteristics on which we have built our business,” said Mark Goodman, Chief Marketing Officer at Vistage. “We partnered with each of them because of their commitment to constant improvement, their work toward reaching the pinnacle of performance, and their focus on giving back to their communities.”
Charley Hoffman has won four PGA TOUR events, including the 2007 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, the 2010 Deutsche Bank Championship, 2015 OHL Classic at Mayokoba and 2016 Valero Texas Open. With the goal of raising funds for charities in San Diego and Las Vegas, he founded the Charley Hoffman Foundation, which has raised more than $1.5 million for organizations to date.
Marc Leishman, the 13th ranked player in the world, has won the 2012 Travelers Championship, the 2017 Arnold Palmer Invitational and the 2017 BMW Championship. After his wife Audrey’s near-death experience from sepsis, the Leishman’s founded the Begin Again Foundation in 2016 to help families experiencing medical and life emergencies with their pressing needs.
Stewart Cink won the 1997 Canon Greater Hartford Open, 2000 MCI Classic, 2004 MCI Heritage, 2008 Travelers Championship and 2009 The Open Championship. Cink’s charitable work focuses on initiatives that help kids through the grieving process.
“Vistage is all about helping CEOs become better leaders and deliver better results,” said PGA TOUR players Charley Hoffman, Marc Leishman and Stewart Cink in a joint statement. “We understand the need to continue growing and learning in the pursuit of excellence. We are inspired by Vistage’s vision and excited about the opportunity to partner with them.”
About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Vistage is the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses. For more than 65 years, we’ve been helping CEOs, business owners and key executives solve their greatest challenges through confidential peer groups and one-to-one executive coaching sessions. Today, more than 45,000 members in 35 countries rely on Vistage to help make better decisions for their companies, families and communities. The results prove it: Vistage CEO members grew their annual revenue on average by 4.6% in 2020, while nonmembers with comparable small and midsize businesses saw revenue decrease by 4.7%, according to a study of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at vistage.com.
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