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Nike Golf adds Olesen, Noh to growing stable

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Nike Golf added two more players to its stable Monday, announcing that Thorbjorn Olesen and Seung-yul Noh have agreed to club, ball, footwear, glove, apparel and headwear deals.

Olesen, who tied for ninth at last year’s British Open, finished 2012 at No. 50 in the Official World Ranking, earning a spot in The Masters.

Here is the equipment the 23-year-old Dane will use:

Driver: Nike VR_S Covert Tour 8.5-degree Neutral

Fairway Wood: Nike VR Pro Limited Edition 3-wood/15-degree

Irons: Nike VR_S Forged (2), VR Pro Blades (3-9)

Wedges: Nike VR Pro 48-degree, 54-degree and VR Pro Dual Sole 58-degree

Putter: Nike Method 001

Ball: Nike 20XI

Apparel: Nike Golf Tour Performance and Sport Collection

Footwear: Nike Lunar Control II


Noh, 21, finished 40th in the FedEx Cup standings in 2012 in his first full season on the PGA Tour. His equipment:

Driver: Nike VR_S Covert Tour 8.5-degree Neutral

Fairway Wood: Nike VR Pro Limited Edition 3-wood/15-degree

Irons: Nike VR_S Forged (2-3), Nike VR Pro Blades (4-9)

Wedges: Nike VR Pro 48-degree, 54-degree and 60-degree

Putter: Nike Method Midnight 006

Ball: Nike 20XI

Apparel: Nike Golf Tour Performance

Footwear: Nike Lunar Control

Monday’s announcement comes on the heels of last week’s news that Kyle Stanley and Nick Watney have joined the Swoosh. It is widely expected that Rory McIlroy will be announced as a new Nike staffer on Monday in Abu Dhabi.