Jamie Kennedy
By Jamie Kennedy

Danish brand ECCO announced today the signing of Marcel Siem, who is a fan of the company and specifically the Tour Hybrid shoes. He will wear ECCO shoes and showcase the ECCO logo on his headwear.

The German will join a stable of stylish players already striding down the fairways in ECCO shoes. Players such as Fred Couples, Graeme McDowell, Thomas Bjorn, Thongchai Jaidee and Stuart Appleby.

Marcel Siem

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A three-time winner on the European Tour – including this year's Trophée Hassan II – Siem is currently ranked No. 58 in the world. The 32-year-old plays all across the world, including a significant number of PGA Tour events.

“Marcel finished just outside the top-10 in Europe last year and has played at an impressive level on the PGA Tour as well in 2013,” says ECCO Golf's Global Sponsorship and PR Manager, Jesper Thuen. “Having him on our team will further strengthen ECCO Golf brand awareness in key markets worldwide.”

Talking of his affection for the company, Siem said “The ECCO brand is remarkably well known and respected for the quality of its shoes throughout Germany and the rest of northern Europe. This is especially true of the golf collection and the Tour Hybrid in particular, which looks like a traditional shoe but offers me the convenience of a spikeless outsole.”

The ECCO Tour Hybrid, released in December 2012, is a crossover shoe combining traditional, refined looks with a casual, spikeless sole. You may have seen it on the feet of Graeme McDowell.

Read our review of the ECCO Tour Hybrid Shoes.

Other recent Ecco shoes include the ECCO BIOM, BIOM Hybrid and the BIOM Zero.


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