PowerBilt has signed golf industry veteran Mike Gorton to be its Web.com Tour representative.
“I am extremely excited the be representing Powerbilt products to the players on the Web.com Tour,” says Gorton. “Powerbilt is one of the most recognized names in golf and has always stood for quality. I am confident once the players try the products, they will know why the Powerbilt name is so revered.”
Gorton has served as a player manager, promotions manager, independent Tour rep and Tour promotions manager since 1990, for various golf companies. Along the way, he has worked directly with Phil Mickelson, Fred Couples, Dave Stockton, Jim Furyk, Ryo Ishikawa, and many others.
“Mike is a seasoned pro and a golf industry veteran,” says Ross Kvinge, President of PowerBilt. “His affable personality and deep ties with Tour pros will definitely benefit us in helping get Powerbilt equipment into the hands of Web.com Tour pros. Our staff is very excited to have Mike on board.”
Since 1916 PowerBilt Golf has designed golf clubs that the world’s best have used to win such tournaments as The Masters, the U.S. Open and the PGA Championship. Today, PowerBilt is pushing the limits on technology with REAL innovation. USGA-conforming Air Force One woods feature Nitrogen Charged clubheads; faces as thin as 2.6mm; golf’s largest sweet spot; and maximum COR regardless of swing speed. All Air Force One woods feature customized speed-rated shafts from Fujikura. New Nitrogen Charged Air Force irons also feature the hottest and thinnest face in golf. PowerBilt remains the No. 1 choice for junior golfers; and the PowerBilt Air Force One irons were named to the 2011 and 2013 Golf Digest Hot List.
Plus One Sports, Inc. is the U.S. licensee of the PowerBilt brand. PowerBilt is a division of the Hillerich & Bradsby Co., a family owned-company which has been making golf clubs since 1916. Based in Louisville, Ky., Hillerich & Bradsby is also the maker of the world-famous Louisville Slugger bats and Bionic golf glove.