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Southwest PGA Announces Mercury Luggage as Bronze Level Partner

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – October 24, 2018 – The Southwest PGA is pleased to announce that Mercury Luggage, a Jacksonville, Florida based manufacturer of high quality, custom luggage and accessories, has signed on as a bronze level partner of the Southwest Section PGA. As part of the agreement, Mercury Luggage will be a supporting sponsor of the Southwest PGA Semi-Annual Meeting and Southwest PGA Pro-President Championship.

“We are excited to have Mercury Luggage as a supporting partner of the Southwest PGA,” said Michael Miller, executive director of the Southwest PGA. “Their commitment to high quality products extends to the membership of the Southwest PGA and will undoubtedly enhance the events.”

“Mercury Luggage is excited to partner with the Southwest Section PGA,” said Tom Pomatto, Vice President of Sales for Mercury Luggage. “Since I am based in Scottsdale, I look forward to working with members of the Section and introducing them to our quality products and custom capabilities for their facilities and patrons.”

Mercury Luggage’s partnership includes a presenting sponsorship of the Southwest PGA Semi-Annual Meeting, scheduled to take place on Monday, November 5 at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz. Representatives from Mercury Luggage will be on hand displaying their catalog of products and will greet the over 400 attending Southwest PGA Professionals. They will also have an opportunity to address the membership during the meeting.

Mercury Luggage will also be a presenting sponsor of the Southwest PGA Pro-President Championship scheduled to take place January 10, 2019 at Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club in Gold Canyon, Ariz. The Championship is made up of two-person teams consisting of a Southwest PGA Professional and their respective club president, club manager or facility owner, competing in 18 holes of modified chapman, alternate shot format.

As part of their agreement, Mercury Luggage will provide a Southwest PGA branded garment cover to all competitors in the Southwest PGA Pro-President Championship.

About The Southwest Section PGA:
The Southwest Section of the PGA of America is a professional organization serving the men and women golf professionals in Arizona and Southern Nevada who are the recognized experts in growing, teaching and managing the game of golf. The Southwest PGA is responsible for the administration of competitive golf tournaments, junior golf programs and events, educational opportunities, support programs and growth of the game initiatives. With 1284 members and associate Professionals, the Southwest PGA is the fifth largest of the 41 regional entities or Sections that comprise the PGA of America.  For more information about the Southwest PGA, please visit and join us on social media at, and

About Mercury Luggage:
Founded in 1946, Mercury Luggage Manufacturing Company began manufacturing high quality luggage and bags in Jacksonville, Florida. In 1998, Mercury Luggage acquired Seward Trunk™ Co. of Petersburg, VA which began business in 1878 and grew to be the largest domestic manufacturer of trunks and footlockers in the United States. Quickly, Mercury Luggage established itself as a premier supplier of high quality luggage, bags, trunks and cases that are supplied to major corporations, pro and college sports teams, top retailers and all branches of the U.S. military. In 2016, Advantus Corp., a company rich in diverse consumer product manufacturing and distribution since 1913, acquired Mercury Luggage Co. Advantus is headquartered in Jacksonville, FL. From its 500,000 square feet of owned, domestic manufacturing and warehousing capacity and with over 100 manufacturing and distribution partners around the globe, Advantus manufactures and distributes over 7,000 active products to a diverse set of customers around the world. For more information about the Mercury Luggage, please visit

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