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Bauer International Renews Licensing Agreement With PGA of America

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Bauer International Inc., purveyor of fine furnishings for resorts, hotels, golf facilities & club houses announced that it has renewed its licensing agreement as the Official Clubhouse Furnishings and Golf Shop Fixtures of The PGA of America. Founded in 1992 in London, England, and with corporate headquarters in Charleston, S.C., Bauer International has been an integral part of the redesigning and renovation of The PGA of America’s golf properties. For the past four years, Bauer International has served as the clubhouse furnishings and golf shop fixtures supplier to PGA Country Club and The PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla. – Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Ky. - The Ocean Course and The Sanctuary, Kiawah Island, SC – Doonbeg Golf Club, Ireland - Mid Ocean Club, Bermuda - & Kaanapali Golf Courses, Hawaii. “The PGA of America is proud to be a partner with Bauer International, the source of outstanding craftsmanship and service to PGA Professionals and their facilities,” said PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb. “Bauer International continues to maintain its commitment to our member professionals by extending this agreement.” Bauer International Inc., a designer, manufacturer and importer of mahogany, rattan & leather furnishings, has a diverse line that encompasses more than 1,000 unique pieces, handmade by the world’s master craftsmen. Since 1993, interior designers and fine furniture stores have been purchasing Bauer International’s residential and commercial furnishings through the High Point Market Square showroom. The unique furnishings and fixtures evoke the golden age of 19th century clubs and hotels providing sophistication to both clubhouse and golf shop projects. “From Clubhouse to Island House best describes Bauer International and the diversity of its furnishings. The furniture can be found around the world in the finest resorts and golf or retail environments as well as in a mountain home or beach cottage. We offer furnishings for any everyone,” said Bauer International President/CEO Kenneth Bauer. The entire collection will be shown in Bauer International’s High Point Showroom, Market Square 240. Dealers can register for the chance to win two VIP tickets, airfare, & hotel accommodations, to the PGA Championship, August 9th & 10th, Oakland Hills CC, in Bloomfield Township, Michigan. The winner will be drawn Saturday, April 12th, during the Spring 2008 High Point Market. About Bauer International, Inc.: In the early 1990’s, after graduate school , Ken Bauer and his future wife Dee Ann met in Japan in a small village at the base of Mount Fuji. The two clicked instantly and decided to embark on an extensive mountain biking excursion throughout China, forming a connection that soon led to a marriage proposal on a beach in Bali. This trip marked the first of many adventures the couple would share. Soon after, Ken and Dee Ann combined their love of adventure, passion for travel and appreciation of the rich cultural diversity around the world to form the company that is known today as Bauer International, Inc. Bauer International, Inc. began designing and importing British and Dutch colonial plantation furniture from the 19th century colonies of the East and West Indies. This fine line of handcrafted furniture and home accessories reflects the rich blending of European and native cultures and designs. Today, the company’s product offerings consist of more than 1000 pieces spanning 10 different collections. Bauer International designs, manufactures and imports residential, contract and resort furniture and store fixtures, featuring rattan, mahogany, leather mediums. They are proud to have furnished some of the most prestigious properties in over 50 countries. Ken and Dee Ann Bauer’s thirst for travel and adventure remains a cornerstone in their lives. In addition, the couple is well-known for their philanthropic efforts. Giving back both locally and globally in distinct and significant ways is very important to them.

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