Friday, June 29, 2012

Sun Mountain Named Official Outerwear of the 2012 Arctic Open

(Missoula, Montana) - Sun Mountain is the official outerwear provider for The Arctic Open Golf Championship 2012 being held at the Akureyri Golf Club in Iceland June 28 – 30.

This international event attracts hundreds of golfers from across the world and offers the unique opportunity to golf around the clock thanks to the nearly 24 hours of daylight at this northernmost golf course in the world.

Golfers in the event will be wearing garments from Sun Mountain’s collection of thermal and wind wear. Men will be wearing the Sun Mountain Long Sleeve Mock shirt ($54) with the Boulder Vest ($99). Women will be donning the Second Layer jacket ($49) paired with the Alpine Vest ($84).

The Long Sleeve Mock is a quick-dry, technical cotton shirt constructed with 95% sueded cotton and 5% spandex. The Boulder Vest is a windproof, quilted vest constructed from soft, microfiber fabric with a Teflon coating for water and stain resistance. Boulder Vest offers zippered hand warmer pockets and a weather-blocking, stand-up collar.

The women’s Second Layer jacket is a lightweight, thermal pullover made from a soft, stretch knit polyester with comfortable, seamless shoulders. The women’s Alpine Vest is a windproof, quilted vest with a Teflon coating for water and stain resistance. Alpine Vest offers a slim-cut and zippered hand warmer pockets.

Founded in 1935, the Akureyri Golf Club is the northernmost golf course in the world and currently has 600 members who enjoy the 6,400 yard championship 18-hole course. The Arctic Open Golf Championship was first held in 1986.

For 30 years Sun Mountain has been a pioneer in the golf industry, revolutionizing golf bags, golf outerwear and golf carts. Sun Mountain's many innovations, including the first lightweight golf bag and modern stand bag, have made it the top golf bag company in North America. Within golf outerwear, Sun Mountain redefined golf-specific performance first with the windshirt, then fleece, and again with its four-way stretch, waterproof, and breathable rainwear. The Sun Mountain Speed Cart® golf push cart transformed walking carts and created an entirely new category of golf products. Sun Mountain's "Ahead of Time Design" motto drives the company to continually design and refine golf equipment.

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