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Brian Gay Voted January PGA TOUR Player Of The Month Presented By Avis

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PARSIPPANY, N.J. and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PGA TOUR and Avis Car Rental announced today that Brian Gay has been voted the January PGA TOUR Player of the Month presented by Avis. As the official rental car company of the PGA TOUR, Avis will make a $50,000 contribution to charities supported by Gay, split between Birdies for the Brave and the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


In a fan decision on PGATOUR.COM, Gay outpolled Dustin Johnson, Tiger Woods and Russell Henley. The four were nominated by a panel of national media for their performances during the month of January.

"I'm proud to have been voted the PGA TOUR Player of the Month for January," said Gay. "My goal for this year was to come out focused, energized and believing in my ability to win golf tournaments. The win at the Humana Challenge and the Avis award have been an incredible beginning to the 2013 PGA TOUR season. My wife, Kimberly, and I thank Avis for their $50,000 contribution that will go to Birdies for the Brave and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital."

The highlight of Gay's month was his fourth career PGA TOUR title at the Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation. Gay overcame a six-stroke deficit on the final day, posting a 9-under-par 63 to force a playoff with Charles Howell III and David Lingmerth. Gay then won the playoff with a birdie on the second playoff hole. Gay also tied for 24 th at the Sony Open in Hawaii and tied for 31 st at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

"We are honored to recognize Brian Gay and celebrate his dedication and focus to the game," said Jeannine Haas, chief marketing officer, Avis Budget Group. "We congratulate Brian on being named January's PGA TOUR Player of the Month and are proud to support Birdies for the Brave and the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in his name."

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