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Nike sets the date for McIlroy announcement

02 January 2013 | Posted in Personal Endorsement, Golf, Global | By David Cushnan

Nike has confirmed it has signed supply deals with PGA Tour golfers Kyle Stanley and Nick Watney, covering equipment and apparel.

The agreements were announced on the same day as Nike confirmed it will be making a major announcement in Abu Dhabi on 14th January. In all liklehood that is expected to be confirmation of world number one Rory McIlroy's multi-million dollar transfer to Nike.

The Stanley and Watney deals are expected to be the first of many golf equipment and apparel deals confirmed in the next few days, with previous contracts having ended on 31st December.

According to Golf Channel, Lucas Glover and former Open champion Stewart Cink have switched from Nike to TaylorMade.

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