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Mercedes-Benz continues its partnership with the PGA Championship.

Mercedes-Benz continues its partnership with the PGA Championship.

Mercedes-Benz continues as “Official Patron of the PGA of America” and “Official Vehicle of the PGA Championship”.
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The world’s best golfers.

The world’s best golfers will travel to Baltusrol, New Jersey, to contest the 98th PGA Championship this week, each aiming to lift the coveted Wanamaker Trophy. Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Rickie Fowler will be aiming to secure his first Major win. Meanwhile, Martin Kaymer will try to add a third to his collection. The German won the PGA Championship in 2010, then added the U.S. Open, in 2014.

Rickie Fowler takes part in the Mercedes-Benz Hole-In-One Challenge during a practice round PGA Championship

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Emiliano Grillo at the Mercedes-Benz Hole-In-One Challenge during a practice round PGA Championship.

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Mercedes-Benz Hole-in-One Challenge.

In the Mercedes-Benz Performance Center, fans will have the opportunity to test their putting on a unique three-hole miniature golf course as well as take a close look at their favourite vehicle line-up. This year’s display vehicles include the Mercedes-AMG S-Class Cabriolet, Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Mercedes-Benz S- and E-Class Sedan and the Mercedes-Benz GLS.

Meanwhile, the Mercedes-Benz Hole-in-One Challenge will return, giving spectators an opportunity to win a brand new Mercedes-Benz E-Class if they can register an ace at a specially par-3, adjacent to Baltusrol’s 17th Hole.

Fabian Gomez and Emiliano Grillo take part in the Mercedes-Benz Hole-In-One Challenge, PGA Championship.

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PGA Championship on social media.

Throughout Championship week, golf and automotive fans can access a wide range of exclusive video content at Facebook.com/MercedesBenzGolf and YouTube.com/MercedesBenzTV, plus behind-the-scenes images at Instagram.com/MercedesBenzGolf. Fans can also join the conversation across social media channels using the hashtags #PerfectDrive, #MBGolf and #ModernGolf.

 

Mercedes-Benz: engagement in golf sports.

Mercedes-Benz has been active in the sport of professional golf since the 1980’s. As a result of its partnership with the PGA of America, the brand with the three-pointed star has been the “Official Vehicle” and “Official Patron” of the PGA Championship, the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup when it is held in the United States since 2009.

The Trophy of the PGA Championship.

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In 2011, through a partnership with The Open, Mercedes-Benz further expanded its golf activities to become an 'Official Car' and 'Official Patron' of the oldest but most innovative golf Championship in the world.

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