American Golf kicks off clothing collaboration with former footballer Lee Sharpe
Stromberg x Lee Sharpe Augusta Hoody
Ex-professional footballer turned avid golfer Lee Sharpe has joined forces with American Golf to create a capsule golf clothing range. The Stromberg x Lee Sharpe collection is available online and in the new Trafford and Leeds megastores.
The first of three releases in the new clothing range includes a men’s midlayer, trousers, hoody and polo shirt in a striking navy blue and white colourway, duel logoed, featuring the iconic Stromberg logo and a specially designed logo depicting Sharpe’s famous microphone goal celebration. The polo shirt in the characterful range features a collar designed to be worn up, another nod to Lee’s famous Elvis goal celebration in 2000.
Sharpe, 51, who had 193 appearances for Man Utd and played for England eight times, said: “Working with American Golf to create a Stromberg range is another career highlight for me. Stromberg is designed with performance and appearance in mind, so when I was approached to inspire a collection, I jumped at the chance. I’ll be wearing this both on and off the course – let’s hope it brings me luck next season!”
Scott Taylor, Marketing Director, American Golf says: “Stromberg is one of our most popular clothing brands among experienced golfers, as well as those new to the game as it’s affordable. Partnering with Lee Sharpe to launch a capsule collection made complete sense, not only is Lee one of the UK’s greatest ex-professional footballers, but he’s also an incredible golfer!”
Highlights from the collection include: Stromberg x Lee Sharpe Tresla Midlayer, £54.99
This half-zip midlayer features stretch fabric to enhance performance. The material also offers moisture management to keep golfers dry. A striking panel design will attract additional attention and the branding to the left chest and rear neck maximises appeal.
Stromberg x Lee Sharpe Corner Trousers, £59.99
Constructed with a blend of performance fabrics, these stylish trousers are lightweight and breathable with stretch to allow golfers to play in comfort. The trousers feature taffeta pocket bags, silicone repeat print at the waist, and contrast woven label embroidery to the rear to maximise appeal.
Stromberg x Lee Sharpe Augusta Hoody, £59.99
The epitome of comfort and performance and stunning both on and off the course, the Lee Sharpe x Stromberg hoody has a modern design with elasticated bindings to the cuffs and hem, along with silicone branding. The fabric offers freedom of movement and is made with a blend of breathable cotton.
Stromberg x Lee Sharpe Polo Shirts (Coach, Flag, and Placket), £39.99
Featuring high-stretch moisture-wicking fabric, this collection of breathable polos helps regulate body temperature and comes in four designs. The SPF 50+ fabric brings protection as well as performance. The polos feature a printed stripe at the back of the collar and branding for added style.
Stromberg x Lee Sharpe Winger Polo Shirt, £39.99
Equipped with a moisture-wicking finish, Lee’s Winger Polo is also breathable, helping to regulate body temperature. The shirt has a high stretch content and SPF 50+ fabric, offering protection as well as performance. The polo also features a fold-over collar and buttoned placket for adjustable cooling and is highlighted with a repeat sublimation print and silicone and embroidered branding.
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