SRIXON/CLEVELAND GOLF/XXIO, a worldwide leader in golf equipment design and manufacturing, is proud to announce an exclusive partnership with ASICS North America to distribute ASICS in the United States and Canada. The partnership generates two brand new footwear models, which will be introduced later this year.

“As a leading manufacturer of high quality brands, I am excited to announce that we are partnering with ASICS North America to introduce ASICS Golf Footwear into the U.S. golf market,” said Mike Powell, President of Sales and Marketing at Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO. “ASICS is a huge global sports brand and widely recognized as the leader in performance footwear. They have a rich heritage of innovation, and product quality, all of which are synonymous with our corporate heritage and working with ASICS is a great fit for our companies. ASICS Golf footwear will appeal to both golf and sports enthusiasts alike.”

Through this partnership, ASICS will debut two brand new footwear models – The GEL-COURSETM Glide and GEL-COURSE Duo. Both models were built with inspiration from ASICS legendary running shoes and deliver comfort and flexibility while providing outstanding traction and stability. They will be on sale starting in December of 2019.

“ASICS is thrilled to partner with Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO in North America to bring a new offering of footwear to golfers in the U.S. and Canada,” said Koichiro Kodama, CEO ASICS North America. “Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO has a strong connection and reputation with golfers and ASICS is a brand dedicated to innovation and to benefit athletes and people who love sports. This builds upon a partnership that we have globally and we look forward to introducing two new footwear models in the months to come.”

ASICS was founded in 1949 and the company name is based on a famous Latin expression “Anima Sana In Corpore Sano,” which when translated expresses the ancient ideal of “A Sound Mind in a Sound Body.” Over the course of nearly 70 years, the brand has created performance products worn by athletes across numerous sports at the pinnacle of competition.