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New Era Named Official Cap Of U.S. Ryder Cup Team Through '16

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

The PGA of America has selected New Era Cap as the official cap for the '14 U.S. Ryder Cup team. The agreement gives the cap maker exclusive rights to the team’s headwear through '16. The New Era Ryder Cup headwear will begin showing up at retail, including the PGA.com shop and neweracap.com, ...

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