VISTA, Calif. (October 10, 2005) – DeLaCruz Golf has named Stephen G. Johnson as national sales manager. Johnson, a thirty-year golf-industry veteran, will oversee DeLaCruz Golf’s expanded sales effort within the U.S.
"We are pleased to have Stephen as part of our team," said Larry Fortier, COO of DeLaCruz Golf. "His past success and broad experience in golf will be invaluable to us as we move forward in bringing our new products to market."
Johnson, who holds a B.S. in business administration from Mississippi State University, played professional golf early in his career, competing in mini-tour and selected PGA Tour events for two years. He later was an independent sales representative for a number of golf companies, and served as vice president of sales for Derby Cap Manufacturing Co. and as a consultant and field sales manager for Adidas Golf.
"I look forward to directing the U.S. sales effort for DeLaCruz Golf, an exciting company with superbly-designed golf clubs," Johnson said.
DeLaCruz Golf, an award-winning company, designs and manufactures state-of-the-art golf clubs using high-tech precision technology and proven materials that optimize performance. DeLaCruz Golf clubs are designed and created on site, and emphasize distance and forgiveness in addition to performance through the use of revolutionary materials and weighting concepts.
Veteran club designer Dick De La Cruz formed DeLaCruz Golf in 2002. De La Cruz has been instrumental in designing successful and innovative golf equipment that has created club technology breakthroughs numerous times in the golf industry for nearly 30 years.
For more information about DeLaCruz Golf, see www.delacruzgolf.com or call 877-430-GOLF.
Sally J. Sportsman