E-Z-GO Renews Commitment to CMAA and The Club Foundation

Alexandria, VA – November 29, 2011 – The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is pleased to announce that E-Z-GO has renewed its platinum level commitment to the Association and The Club Foundation. This commitment furthers E-Z-GO’s long history of supporting both CMAA and The Club Foundation. E-Z-GO was the first corporate contributor to the Foundation and since the early 1990s has supported the professional development programs offered and funded by CMAA and The Club Foundation.

In 2007, E-Z-GO became the first CMAA Corporate Advantage Partner. The Corporate Advantage Program is a collaborative effort between CMAA, The Club Foundation and 15 corporate entities who have demonstrated a leadership role within the club industry. The program creates a bridge between club management professionals and the companies committed to serving the club industry.

“CMAA is thrilled with E-Z-GO’s renewed commitment to the club management industry and the members of CMAA. Our partnership allows us to continue to offer the best resources and professional development in the industry. We are very grateful that E-Z-GO maintains a significant commitment to our Association and industry,” said Jim Singerling, CCM, Chief Executive Officer of CMAA and President of The Club Foundation.

“E-Z-GO is pleased to recommit to the Club Managers Association of America and The Club Foundation. The continued partnership enables E-Z-GO to invest in future generations of club managers through CMAA’s student education and scholarship programs and supports E-Z-GO’s commitment to growing the club industry,” said E-Z-GO President Kevin Holleran.

E-Z-GO’s Platinum Partnership supports select events at the CMAA World Conference and the Leadership/Legislative Conference as well as provides funding for The Club Foundation’s Chapter and Student Chapter Grants, helping further the education of future club management professionals.
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About CMAA - The Club Managers Association of America is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. CMAA has close to 7,000 members across all classifications. Manager members operate more than 3,000 country, golf, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to assist club officers and members, through their managers, to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations.

About The Club Foundation - The Club Foundation supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants.

About E-Z-GO - E-Z-GO, a Textron (NYSE: TXT) company, is a leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles. Products sold under the E-Z-GO brand include RXV® and TXT® fleet golf cars, Freedom® RXV and Freedom TXT personal golf cars, E-Z-GO Terrain™ and Express™ personal utility vehicles, and the 2Five® street-legal low-speed vehicle. E-Z-GO also produces the Cushman® line of heavy-duty material carriers and utility vehicles, and the Bad Boy Buggies® line of off-road utility vehicles for hunters and outdoor enthusiasts. Founded in 1954 in Augusta, Ga., E-Z-GO became part of Textron Inc. in 1960.