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August 21, 2015, 3:59 pm

Mitsubishi Electric & PGA – A Relationship Built to Last

Pictured Left to Right: Stan Hall, executive director of the Gwinnett Championship Foundation; Larry Nelson, member of the World Golf Hall of Fame; Cayce Blanchard, senior vice president of corporate communications for Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.; Miller Brady, senior vice president and chief of operations of Champions Tour

We are proud to announce that we’re not only continuing but expanding our sponsorship role of the Champions Tour through 2020!

Our parent company, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., will continue to be the title sponsor of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, a tournament that kicks off the Champions Tour each year and boasts the second-longest span at one venue in Tour history. Starting this year, corporate will also be the title sponsor of the Mitsubishi Electric Classic – formerly known as the Greater Gwinnett Championship, of which we’ve been the presenting sponsor since 2012.

Our relationship with the PGA has been a fruitful one from the beginning eight years ago. Since 2007, we’ve aligned ourselves with golf pros and humanitarians Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Fred Funk, Corey Pavin and Miguel Angel Jimenez. We’ve raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities through Hawaii’s Big Island community and the Gwinnett Championship Foundation. We’ve built a rapport with inspiring members of the community, from patients and families at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to active and reserve members of the armed forces.

Our renewed sponsorship marks the first time since 2008 that one company has served as a title sponsor of multiple events in the same season on the Champions Tour, which underscores our loyalty to the PGA and our commitment to its tournament communities.

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March 31, 2015, 6:51 pm

New Commercials Feature PGA’s Finest

Fred Couples was caught out of his comfort zone in our ‘Scary Movie’ commercial. In our latest TV ad, we’ve featured another Mitsubishi Electric-sponsored golf pro – Corey Pavin.

Watch the commercial below to see Corey come face-to-face with an uncomfortable but not uncommon scenario – getting stuck at a parking gate.



Keep a lookout for ‘Parking Gate’ on major cable networks. Stay tuned for two more ads in April featuring our PGA friends and Mitsubishi Electric aficionados, Fred Funk and Fred Couples!

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February 12, 2015, 1:26 pm

Meet Our New Global Brand Ambassador: Miguel Ángel Jiménez

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PGA Tour, European Tour and Champions Tour golfer Miguel Ángel Jiménez is known for his accomplishments and playful personality, both on and off the course. Check out his celebratory dance at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship to see what we mean. We’re proud to announce that this animated and personable golf pro is now Mitsubishi Electric Corporation’s first ever global brand ambassador.

Miguel proudly wore our corporate logo for the first time at the 2015 Mitsubishi Electric Championship in Hualalai, Hawaii, where he also took the No.1 spot. “Miguel Ángel Jiménez embodies our goal to always strive to achieve ‘something better’ as we continue to innovate and grow,” said Kiyoshi Furukawa, president and CEO of Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. “His approach to life and each accomplishment demonstrates a passion and commitment we can appreciate and enjoy.”

Mitsubishi Electric has a long-running relationship with professional golf. The company has been a corporate sponsor of the PGA Tour and Champions Tour since 2007. Since 2012, golf pros Corey Pavin, Fred Funk and Fred Couples have been ambassadors for the HVAC division and the faces of some of our TV commercials. We are humbled to add Miguel to the list and to have one of the most distinguished players around the world represent our brand globally.

To learn more about the partnership, click here.

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