Gear for Sports has been signed as the exclusive licensee to design, manufacture and distribute Robert Trent Jones Apparel, a new golfer's fashion-forward men's wear brand.

The line will include golf shirts and sweaters, cashmere sweaters and vests, fleece and outerwear, microfibre and wool trousers golf sportswear and professional attire tailored from fabrics such as mercerised cotton, cashmere and extra-fine merino wool.

It is currently in production with plans to ship the first products in May 2005.

"We are going to build the Robert Trent Jones apparel brand into one of the premium golf apparel brands in the US," notes Larry Graveel, president and COO, Gear for Sports.

Headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, Gear for Sports has more than 1,000 employees and caters for the golf, college bookstore, resort, corporate, military and professional team markets.