US Squash has announced the PURE Group of Insurance Companies, which includes Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange (PURE), the policyholder-owned property and casualty insurer designed for high net worth individuals and families, as an official sponsor of the Arlen Specter Pennsylvania Junior Squash Championships and a platinum-level sponsor of the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships in Philadelphia, PA taking place October 4-6 and 5-12, 2019, respectively.
“We are pleased to introduce PURE as a sponsor of US Squash and two of our most important events,” said Kevin Klipstein, President & CEO of US Squash. “PURE is recognized nationally in the insurance industry for an uncompromising commitment to excellence, a value we share at US Squash.”
PURE’s support of the 2019 U.S. Open will enhance the event for fans, competitors and the community. PURE will be featured as a premier corporate partner of US Squash through social, digital and print media into 2020, and those attending the 2019 U.S. Open will also find PURE representatives onsite to support the game’s significance to Philadelphia and the local community.
“PURE is proud of and supports the mission of US Squash to bring meaningful lifelong engagement in the sport and encourage sportsmanship while achieving competitive excellence,” said Lindsay Holden, Eastern Zone President at the PURE Group of Insurance Companies. “This sponsorship supports our efforts to increase awareness of PURE and strengthens our position in the high net worth insurance category.”
The Arlen Specter Pennsylvania Junior Championships run October 4-6 at in University City Philadelphia at Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania with a field size of nearly 300 players. The U.S. Open is one of the world’s premier professional squash championships, featuring top players competing for its coveted title. The eight-day Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour Platinum event was first held in 1954 and has been hosted at Drexel University since 2011. The event pioneered gender parity in prize money for squash professionals in 2013 and is a leader in the drive for equality in the professional game. The U.S. Open brings together all elements of the squash community through numerous special events celebrating the core values of the sport, alongside three amateur competitions: the Arlen Specter Pennsylvania Junior Championships, the U.S. Squash Skill Level Championships and the Intercollegiate Doubles Championships. The U.S. Open has become one of the most iconic and important annual sporting events held in the city of Philadelphia.
“US Squash is a leading sports organization with a unique and community-focused footprint in Greater Philadelphia,” said Holden of PURE. “This partnership supports our efforts to increase brand awareness in a community that’s critical to our growth objectives, and aligns with our passion for supporting youth activities.”
In addition to this sponsorship, PURE is the title sponsor of the longstanding PGA TOUR Champions event held annually at Pebble Beach. The PURE Insurance Championship brings together golf legends to play alongside top juniors from The First Tee.
For more information about PURE Insurance please visit pureinsurance.com. Visit ussquash.com for details about the 2019 U.S. Open, The Arlen Specter Junior Championships and to purchase tickets to the event.
About US Squash
US Squash is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which serves as the only national governing body and membership organization for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1904 and headquartered in New York City, it is a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, the Pan American Squash Federation and the World Squash Federation. US Squash’s mission is to lead squash’s growth and development by increasing access and awareness, supporting meaningful lifelong engagement in the sport, and encouraging sportsmanship while achieving competitive excellence at the highest levels.
About PURE Insurance
Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange (PURE) is a policyholder-owned insurer dedicated to creating an exceptional experience for responsible high net worth individuals and families. PURE provides customizable coverage for high-value homes, automobiles, jewelry, art, personal liability, watercraft, flood, fraud and cyber fraud to more than 85,000 responsible, high net worth families throughout the U.S. Inspired by some of the finest policyholder-owned companies, PURE emphasizes alignment of interests and transparency. PURE’s low cost of capital, careful member selection and proactive risk management all contribute to highly competitive rates and a Financial Strength Rating of “A” (Excellent) from A.M. Best. In return for a fee, PURE Risk Management, LLC acts as Attorney-in-Fact for PURE.