Microsoft has been named a Founding Sponsor of the 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit.
“Microsoft’s participation reinforces the stature of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in attracting global companies to be part of this major championship,” said Pete Bevacqua, PGA of America CEO, who was joined at media day by John Veihmeyer, Chairman, KPMG International.
The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship is a collaboration between the PGA of America, KPMG and the LPGA Tour — continues the rich tradition of the LPGA Championship. It combines a world-class, annual major golf championship with the KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit and an ongoing charitable initiative – all focused on the development, advancement and empowerment of women on and off the golf course.
Six months back, Microsoft announced that they have signed a three-year agreement with the PGA TOUR on technology and media integration. Microsoft became “The Official Operating System of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour,” “Official Analytics Partner of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour” and “The Official Office [Personal] Productivity Software of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour.”