Westin Hotels announces sponsorship of 2010 PGA TOUR Player of the Year Jim Furyk

Westin Hotels announces sponsorship of 2010 PGA TOUR Player of the Year Jim Furyk

Westin Hotels & Resorts will be the official sponsor for professional golfer, Jim Furyk, winner of the 2010 FedEx Cup and 2010 PGA TOUR Player of the Year.  Furyk will proudly wear the Westin logo on his hat at the more than 20 events he will play this year. He will also appear in Westin marketing campaigns and make appearances at resort locations throughout the year on behalf of Westin and Starwood’s award-winning loyalty programme, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG).

Through the SPG MomentsSM programme, which gives members access to once-in-a lifetime experiences, Starwood Preferred Guest members can bid StarpointsSM to participate in a golf clinic led by Furyk at the famous TPC Sawgrass golf course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida on 4th March 2011.

Furyk, a future hall-of-famer known for consistently playing at the top level, is the winner of the 2010 FedEx Cup and was recently named 2010 PGA TOUR Player of the Year. Currently the number five player in the world and the number three U.S. golfer, Furyk has 16 career wins on the PGA TOUR and has had 45 top-10 finishes since 2006.