Garcia, TaylorMade put end to sponsorship deal

From ESPN - October 9, 2017

One of the longest-running sponsorships in golf came to an end Monday, as TaylorMade announced it had parted ways with Sergio Garcia.

The two had been linked for 15 years, but Adidas' recent $425 million sale of the business to a private equity firm made it less important for Garcia, also an Adidas spokesperson, to continue to promote the brand.

A TaylorMade spokesman said in a statement that the breakup was "mutually agreed on."

"It has been an honor to play a role in his performance throughout his career," the statement said.


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