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BRANDT IHAMMER GOLFER ETHAN TRACY EARNS FIRST WEB.COM VICTORY

Tracy rewards BRANDT iHammer after sponsorship extended through 2017 season

Springfield, Illinois (February 12, 2017) – BRANDT iHammer has extended its sponsorship of golfer Ethan Tracy for the 2017 season. And the young golfer has immediately started paying dividends by winning the third Web.com event of the season in dramatic fashion.

Trailing the leader by two strokes on the 18th tee of the penultimate round in the Club Colombia Championship by Servientrega, Tracy holed out from 101 yards for eagle to enter a playoff with Roberto Diaz at 13-under-par.

Of his 101 yard hole-in, Tracy was his usual modest self. “I tried to land it about five yards short, which it looked like it did, but I didn’t really know where it was,” said Tracy. “It was right in line with the pin the whole way. It took a couple hops, checked up, and trickled in.”

It only took Tracy two playoff holes to claim his inaugural Web.com victory.

BRANDT iHammer will be with Tracy throughout the 2017 season. The BRANDT iHammer logo will adorn Tracy’s shirt and his bag for all 2017 tournaments, including the Lincoln Land Charity Championship in Springfield, IL.

“I knew Ethan had the skill, fortitude and drive to win on the Web.com tour but I didn’t expect it so quickly,” said Mike McBride, President of BRANDT iHammer. “The young man is a talented golfer and a great ambassador for our brand. I’m just so proud of him for this victory. We are looking forward to our mutual continued success.”

BRANDT, a leading agriculture company headquartered in Springfield, Illinois, formed BRANDT iHammer three 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.

For more information, visit BRANDT iHammer on the web at www.brandtihammer.co

Media Contact: Mike McBride, 614 519 5748

About BRANDT

A leading agricultural company, BRANDT consists of three divisions—Specialty Formulations, Retail Agronomy and Dealer Support—serving 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 maximum return while building a stronger, healthier and more abundant food supply.