RR Donnelley Named LPGA's Official Print Provider
DAYTONA BEACH, FL—June 23, 2010—The LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) announced today that RR Donnelley, the world's leading printing and integrated communications services company, will be a new partner, serving as "Official Print Provider of the LPGA." The Tour will utilize RR Donnelley's expertise to develop cost-effective solutions and programs for the LPGA and its tournaments.
"For nearly 150 years, RR Donnelley's innovation in the printing business has kept them at the forefront of integrated communications, so we're pleased that they want to join us as we embark on plans to grow and enhance the LPGA," said Commission Mike Whan. "We're proud to be a resilient association, 60 years and counting, that strives like RR Donnelley to look for ways to stay on the cutting edge. I'm particularly pleased that they will be working so closely with our tournament partners worldwide."
With capabilities ranging from ticketing fulfillment to on-course signage, RR Donnelley's global capabilities will provide options and consistency for LPGA tournaments including The Solheim Cup, the most prestigious team event in women's professional golf.
"We are proud and delighted to be associated with the LPGA and its superb tradition of creating opportunities for women to excel in venues on and apart from the golf course," said Thomas J. Quinlan III, RR Donnelley's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to using our extensive array of digital and conventional printing resources as we work with the LPGA and its tournament partners to support their exceptional brands. Our unique platform is an ideal match for the challenging events that demand the fastest cycle times and the most precise execution."
A Fortune 500 company, RR Donnelley is headquartered in Chicago with manufacturing operations in North America, South America, Asia and Europe. The company provides customers internationally with integrated solutions that draw on its innovative proprietary digital production resources and online systems and its capabilities that include commercial printing, labels and forms, direct response, financial printing, print fulfillment, business process outsourcing, logistics services, digital photography and content and database management.
About the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association)
The LPGA is the world's leading professional golf organization for women. Founded in 1950, the association celebrates a diverse and storied membership with more than 1,700 members representing 29 different countries. With a Vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by showcasing the very best of women's golf, LPGA Tour Professionals compete across the globe, while dedicated LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals (T&CP) directly impact the game through teaching, coaching and management. The Duramed FUTURES Tour serves as the official developmental tour of the LPGA, consistently producing a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. The LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. Follow the LPGA on its television home, Golf Channel, and on the web via: www.LPGA.com, www.facebook.com/lpga.official, www.twitter.com/lpga, and www.youtube.com/lpgavideo.
About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. Founded in 1864, the company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing services to leading clients in virtually every private and public sector. With nearly $10B in 2009 revenue and approximately 55,000 employees globally, RR Donnelley is the largest printing company in the world.