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BRANDT iHammer Sponsors Golfer Ethan Tracy for One-Tournament Deal

Springfield, Illinois (June 2, 2016) – BRANDT iHammer has teamed up with Columbus native Ethan Tracy for the Memorial Tournament.

“iHammer is thrilled to have Ethan as part of its winning team” said Mike McBride, President of BRANDT iHammer. “Ethan is a great competitor on the golf course and his humbling background makes it very clear where his drive comes from. As a Columbus company, we’re proud to support such a talented local young man.”

Tracy has found success amongst some of the best in his sport. His journey started at Hilliard High school (Ohio) and led to his All-SEC/American career at the University of Arkansas. While playing at Arkansas, Ethan won the prestigious Western Amateur, defeating PGA Tour regulars Derek Ernst, Jordan Spieth and Patrick Cantlay. The win not only made him more known, but also placed his name alongside golf legends such as Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson as a Western Amateur winner. 

“Like iHammer, Ethan is always trying to improve his game,” said McBride. “We are developing cutting-edge products for golf turf, agricultural crops and ornamental markets. This sponsorship will help get our name out into the market.”

 BRANDT, a leading agriculture company headquartered in Springfield, Illinois, formed BRANDT iHammer two years ago as a joint venture with Innovation Hammer, LLC. BRANDT iHammer operates as a part of BRANDT’s Discovery & Innovation team.

About BRANDT iHammer
IHammer Technologies, LLC was founded in 2004 after evaluating the benefits of using unique C7 sugar molecules, methylglucosides, on Turf, Ornamentals, and Agricultural Crops. BRANDT iHammer is dedicated to optimizing photosynthesis, helping plants turn carbon into plant growth.

TV Schedule:

Thursday, June 2
First round — TV: Golf Channel, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Replays from 7:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. 

Friday, June 3 
Second round — TV: Golf Channel, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Replays from 9 p.m. to midnight and 4 to 7 a.m. 

Saturday, June 4
Third round — TV: Golf Channel, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., and CBS, 3 to 6 p.m. Golf Channel replays from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and 3 to 7 a.m. 

Sunday, June 5
Final round — TV: Golf Channel, noon to 2 p.m., and CBS from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Golf Channel replays from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. and 2:30 to 7 a.m.


A leading agricultural company, BRANDT serves growers around the globe. Founded in 1953 by Glen Brandt and his sister Evelyn Brandt Thomas to help Illinois farmers adopt new and profitable technologies, the company has experienced aggressive growth under the leadership of President and CEO Rick Brandt. Innovation, technology and strong customer service are a few of the core beliefs that drive BRANDT today. BRANDT’s focus is providing the products and services that give growers the best opportunity for return while building a stronger, healthier and more abundant food supply.