National Car Rental Becomes Official Rental Car of the PGA

January 27, 2012

National Car Rental, the premier car rental brand for the frequent airport traveler in North America, has been named an Official Partner and the Official Rental Car of The PGA of America.

The agreement features National Car Rental serving as the Official Rental Car of the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, an Official Partner of the 2012 and 2014 Ryder Cup and the title sponsor of the National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship.

“The PGA of America proudly welcomes National Car Rental, which celebrates its 65thanniversary this year, as an Official Partner and longtime friend of The PGA Professional,” said PGA of America President Allen Wronowski. “National Car Rental’s presence, its support of our most cherished spectator championships and its commitment to personalized service reflects one of the most trusted brands in the transportation industry.”

Founded in 1947, National Car Rental has corporate headquarters in St. Louis. As an Official Partner of The PGA of America, National Car Rental joins a select group of companies for significant, broad-based support of the Association, its Championships and membership programs.

Patrick Farrell, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for National, said: “The partnership between The PGA of America and National Car Rental is a perfect match. Our two brands share a common bond of customers and members, allowing us to connect with a group of people who understand and appreciate the level of service National provides. We are thrilled to be aligned with an organization that shares our commitment to service and professionalism.”

National Car Rental will commit advertising support of PGA major championship broadcasts, along with PGA-branded programming, including on-air, digital and print. National Car Rental also recognizes the connection between the golfer and business traveler demographics, coupled with the power of The PGA brand and its grass roots PGA Professionals.