ellesse has expanded its performance sports ranges with a new and exclusive golf apparel and footwear collection, launching exclusively instore and online in the UK with American Golf.
ellesse has a heritage in golf dating back to the 1980s and the new collection features female and male apparel in a selection of colours and styles, using the latest performance materials and technology with built in moisture management. It’s on sale in-store and online at American Golf, with prices ranging from £17.99 to £69.99.
ellesse has also signed six-time Ladies European Tour winner, Mel Reid, who will wear the apparel collection for all competitions when she returns to the fairways later this month.
Reid earned the coveted LET Rookie of the Year honour in 2008 and has continued to become a global steward of the game, with three Solheim Cup appearances in 2011, 2015 and 2017. She also served as Vice Captain for the European team in 2019. Major highlights include a top-three finish at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in 2019 and a top-ten finish at the Women’s British Open in 2015.
Mel says, “Working with ellesse on this golf range has been an awesome experience. We had a lot of fun bringing the brand’s style and personality into each creation, while keeping the focus on performance. Can’t wait to wear my favourite pieces when I return to competition later this month.”
Simon Breckon, Brand Director, ellesse says, “After 20 years it’s fantastic to return to the sport to help open it up and attract much needed youth at a time when the game is enjoying a resurgence and reinvention. We bring style and flair, Mel brings her energy, attitude and stand out personality – so it’s a great natural fit for ellesse.”