Singapore: E-Z-GO, one of golf’s most enduring and respected brands, has signed up as an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation [AGIF].
Since 1954, E-Z-GO has stood at the forefront of electric-vehicle technology and innovation in the golf industry.
A leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility vehicles and personal transportation vehicles, E-Z-GO, together with Cushman, prides itself on providing ‘a complete solution to keep customers happy and bottom lines growing’.
E-Z-GO joins more than a dozen of the world’s best-known golfing companies as an Executive Member of the AGIF, the region’s umbrella golfing organisation.
Eric Lynge, the AGIF’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are excited to welcome E-Z-GO into the AGIF fold as an Executive Member.
“We look forward to helping E-Z-GO develop its business in Asia, via the various course superintendent and general manager seminars and gatherings that we organise around the region.”
A division of Textron Inc, products sold under the E-Z-GO brand include RXV and LXi fleet golf cars, Freedom RXV and Freedom LXi golf cars, E-Z-GO Terrain and Express personal utility vehicles, and various industrial/commercial vehicles.
James Zhou, General Manager – Asia, E-Z-GO, said: “We are honoured to become an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
“We are looking forward to working with the AGIF to drive E-Z-GO sales and develop the sport of golf across Asia.”
E-Z-GO showcased its commitment to innovation at the 2016 Golf Industry Show with its enhanced line-up of E-Z-GO golf cars, utility vehicles and hospitality vehicles, including the redesigned E-Z-GO RXV and the new food-and-beverage vehicles.
“E-Z-GO and Cushman have been trusted names in the golf course industry for more than 60 years,” said Kevin Holleran, President of E-Z-GO and Textron Specialised Vehicles Inc.
“We’re proud to continue our legacy of next-generation efficiency and reliability with the enhanced E-Z-GO RXV golf car and Cushman Refresher Oasis hospitality vehicle.”
E-Z-GO is also well known for its business and operational excellence. In 2009, E-Z-GO received the coveted Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence.
That same year, the company’s Augusta facility was named one of Industry Week magazine’s top-10 manufacturing plants in North America. The company’s facilities are ISO 9001 and ISO 14001-certified.
Since 1960, E-Z-GO has been part of Textron Inc, a global multi-industry company headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.
A Fortune 500 company with more than 35,000 employees worldwide and operations in 25 countries, Textron is known for its powerful brands, including E-Z-GO, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Bell Helicopter, Greenlee, Kautex and Jacobsen, also an Executive Member of the AGIF.