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NAIA Partners with PING Apparel Custom Branded Sportswear

February 09, 2012
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By Amy Stover, NAIA Manager of Marketing Services and Convention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is pleased to announce the partnership between PING Apparel –Custom Branded Sportswear and the NAIA. PING Apparel will sponsor NAIA Men’s and Women’s Golf in 2012.

“We are looking forward to our new relationship with PING Apparel,” said Jim Carr, NAIA President and CEO. “Their ability to provide quality apparel for Men’s and Women’s Golf, as well as other institutional needs makes them an attractive partner to our membership.”

“PING Apparel is very excited about our partnership with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics,” said Jeff Knapp, Vice President, Golf Division. “PING Apparel believes in the core values of the NAIA; the commitment to education, the development of student-athletes, and the commitment to instill strong character values within their student-athletes. We look forward to working with the outstanding colleges and universities within the association.” Knapp added, “2012 is sure to be another outstanding year for the NAIA and PING Apparel is excited to be a partner.”

PING Apparel is the most recognized and trusted names in golf worldwide. They use the finest fabrics and latest innovations in technology, combining a rich history of superior quality and craftsmanship. PING Apparel offers a diverse line of products to meet every golfers need. PING Apparel also can provide apparel for alumni events, coaching staffs, faculty and other athletic/university departmental needs. With their turn key embroidery process, PING can digitize your logo and create apparel just for your institution.

For more information on PING Apparel, contact Jeff Knapp, Vice President, at 913.253.2003 or For information on NAIA sponsorship, please contact Amy Stover at 816.595.8117 or