Garmin® signs as title sponsor for fishing pro Jason Christie

Adds four additional anglers to its 2018 marine pro team

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today
announced its title sponsorship of professional Bassmaster Elite series
angler and longtime Garmin pro, Jason Christie. Three-time Elite Series
champion and winner of two Bassmaster Opens and 10 FLW events, Christie
is a leading, and perhaps one of the most recognized anglers on the
national bass tournament scene. With 56 top-ten finishes to date, he is
currently BassFan’s second-highest ranked bass fisherman in the world.

“This new sponsorship reaffirms our continued commitment to being a top
player in the freshwater fishing industry and we couldn’t be more
excited to be all-in with Jason,” said David Dunn, Garmin director of
marine sales. “With a world-class team of nearly 70 anglers and some of
the most innovative sonar technology on the water today, the time was
right for Garmin to become a title sponsor and Jason is a perfect fit.
An avid angler, outdoorsman and family man with a proven track record of
success, he represents Garmin’s values through and through.”

“I knew from day one with Garmin that they were a company I wanted to be
a part of,” said Christie. “Garmin’s Panoptix™ sonar technology has
played a huge role in my recent success, especially my win on St. Clair
last year, and I know this opportunity will only push both Garmin and
myself further to the top. Electronics have always been crucial to me on
the water, and I’m looking forward to working even closer with Garmin
now as they lead the way.”

Christie will kick off the 2018 tournament season at Lake Martin, Feb.
8-11, and will compete in his sixth Bassmaster Classic at Lake Hartwell,
March 16-18. The Garmin logo will have prominent visibility on
Christie’s new jersey, boat and vehicle at all of his tournament
weigh-ins and public appearances this year. Click
to learn more about Christie and this new sponsorship.

Additionally, Garmin has four more reasons to be excited about the 2018
season as it welcomes the following professional anglers to its team:
Randy Haynes (FLW), Brian Snowden (B.A.S.S.), Carl Svebek (B.A.S.S.),
and Jesse Tacoronte (B.A.S.S.). The Garmin team will be equipped with
detailed lake maps and best-in-class electronics and technology,
including the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA®)
award-winning GPSMAP® 7600xsv series chartplotters ranging in size from
seven- to 16-inches, and the Garmin Panoptix PS22-TR all-seeing sonar.
Garmin was the first to bring Panoptix sonar imaging to the water,
giving anglers the ability to see all around their boat in real time.

Garmin is the world’s leading marine electronics manufacturer1
and was recently named Manufacturer of the Year for the third
consecutive year by the NMEA, an honor given to the most recognized
marine electronics company for support of products in the field.
Garmin’s portfolio includes some of the industry’s most sophisticated
chartplotters and touchscreen multifunction displays, sonar technology,
high-definition radar, autopilots, high-resolution mapping, sailing
instrumentation, and other products and services that are known for
innovation, reliability, and ease-of-use.

For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless
devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active
lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including
automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more
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1Based on 2016 reported sales.

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States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin and GPSMAP is a registered
trademark and Panoptix is a trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

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Garmin International Inc. Carly Hysell, 913-397-8200 [email protected]