Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating Sponsors Champions TOUR Golfer Fred Funk
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
SUWANEE, Ga., April 13, 2011 - Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating, America's number one selling brand of ductless cooling and heating systems, announces its sponsorship of Champions TOUR golfer Fred Funk.
Funk is a top 10 competitor on the Champions TOUR and participates in select PGA TOUR tournaments during the year. He is a winner of eight PGA TOUR events, including the 2005 Players Championship and six Champion TOUR wins, which include three majors.
"We are honored to sponsor Fred," says Bill Rau, senior vice
president and general manager, Mitsubishi Electric Cooling &
Heating. "Mitsubishi Electric has a history of sponsorship of
professional golf activities, and sponsoring Fred is another great
opportunity for us."
As part of Fred's sponsorship his golf bag will carry the Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating logo as well as his right shirt collar. This presence will help Mitsubishi Electric raise awareness of their cooling and heating products among target customers.
In 2007, Mitsubishi Electric became a PGA TOUR sponsor and in 2009, became the title sponsor for the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, which Funk won in 2008. Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating will be sponsoring Funk from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012.
Funk has been a professional golfer since 1981, joining the PGA TOUR in 1989. He currently resides in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida with his wife Sharon and their three children Eric, Taylor and Perri.
To learn more about Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating, visit www.mehvac.com.
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About Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating
Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating, headquartered in Suwanee, Ga., is a division of Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc. For more than 30 years, the division has been a leading marketer of intelligent air-conditioning and heating technology, manufactured by its parent corporation, Mitsubishi Electric. The Division's market distribution includes North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda. In 1982, Mitsubishi Electric was the first to introduce its state-of-the-art split-ductless air conditioners and heat pumps in North America. The company soon expanded, adding to its product line CITY MULTI® variable refrigerant flow (VRF) zoning heat pump systems that use INVERTER technology and offer simultaneous cooling capabilities; compressors; and a full line of air-conditioning accessories. Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating products have won numerous awards for innovation and excellence, including the 2012 BuildingGreen Top-10 Products Award for split-ductless and VRF systems and the 2011 AHR Expo Product of the Year Award for the Dedicated Outdoor Air System. For more information, visit www.mehvac.com or follow Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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