Back To News

Sterling Cut Glass for Sponsoring the Iowa PGA & Iowa PGA Foundation

March 23rd, 2021

Sterling Cut Glass for Sponsoring the Iowa PGA & Iowa PGA Foundation

Riverside, Iowa - On behalf of the Iowa PGA and Iowa PGA Foundation, we would like to thank Sterling Cut Glass as a Sponsor for the 2021 Iowa PGA Season. We want you to be able to get the neat benefits this company has to offer.

Sterling was founded in 1902 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a family-owned company; Sterling’s current CEO is the third-generation family ownership. In 2018, Sterling celebrated its 35th year in the golf industry! Sterling designs and sources the finest products from top manufactures in studios worldwide. Their skilled team of craftsmen carefully transforms each piece with custom etching or engraving to create a unique gift or award.
 
Charley Kiel was born and raised in the golfing community of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.  Home to PGA Tour Player: Dan Pohl, and LPGA Tour Stars:  Cindy Figg-Currier and Kelly Robbins. He spent 2 years at Southern Mississippi and then completed his Undergraduate at Ferris State in the PGM Program.  
 
He spent 4 years in Vail, CO at CC of Rockies in the late 90’s for Tom Apple, Bent Tree CC (Dallas, TX) for David Price in the early 2000’s with some other Clubs in Florida, Arizona, Texas and Oklahoma.   Completing his PGA curriculum and becoming a Class A member in June 1998.  He loved all areas of the business, but Merchandising was always one of the top interests.   
 
He came to the Sales Rep side of the business by way of MacGregor Golf in 2005. He has since been an independent Sales Rep. Using his time on the Golf Professional Side of merchandising to help his customers with products and consulting with their buys.  Each club is unique.  
 
The most important goal is to always be helping my customer be the most successful they can be with the vendors we work together on.  If that is the only thing I focus on, then the rest falls into place.   
 
I have been a Club Professional for 13 years and a Sales Representative for 16 years.  I am still loving every minute of it!
 
Kind Regards,
Charley Kiel
P: 816.898.4653  
E: ckgolfrep@gmail.com  
Catalogs & Shop/Tourney Ideas at www.ckgolfbrands.com

For more information on Sterling Cut Glass, click here.

Follow the Iowa PGA
For more information and schedule updates, fans can follow the Iowa PGA on Facebook (facebook.com/Iowapga), Twitter (@iowapga) and YouTube (youtube.com/iowapga).  Fans can also get a behind the scenes look on Instagram (@iowapga).