Friday, 29th July, 2016

Archive for the ‘Sponsorship’ Category


Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Lee Westwood

£2 Million Reasons for Westwood To Sign-On

Ryder Cup Star Extends Dunlop Agreement that sees him pocket £2m for a Major Win

Sam Torrance

Darren Clarke Names Sam Torrance as 5th Vice Captain for Ryder Cup

The 62 year old Scotsman will bring not only a wealth of experience to Clarke’s backroom team – having played for Europe on eight consecutive occasions between 1981 and 1995 – he will also bring the knowledge of what it takes to be a winning captain in the biennial contest, having led Europe to victory at The Belfry in 2002


Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Rory McIlroy with Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Dubai Duty Free (Getty Images)

Portstewart to host the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation will return to Northern Ireland next year after Portstewart Golf Club was confirmed as the host venue from July 6-9, 2017

Darren Clarke

2016 Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke Re-Signs with Stuburt

Stuburt, the Great British footwear and apparel specialists founded in 1860, is delighted to announce the re-signing of Darren Clarke to wear the brand’s footwear


Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Ricoh Women's British Open website

Algarve Extends Link with Ricoh Women’s British Open 

Europe’s leading golf destination has extended its sponsorship of the event and will again be an official partner for the four-day spectacular on the Marquess course as the world’s leading female golfers do battle from July 28-31


Monday, July 25th, 2016

President of Srixon Sports Europe Leslie Hepsworth, winner Martyn Jobling and Foremost CEO Paul Hedges

Jobling Wins Foremost Assistants Championship

Martyn Jobling shot a superb six under par 65 to win the 2016 Foremost Assistants Championship supported by Srixon/Cleveland Golf at The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club


Friday, July 22nd, 2016

(from left) Guy Kinnings, IMG Golf; Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon; Ivan Khodabakhsh, Ladies European Tour

IMG tees up The Solheim Cup

Global sports firm announced as Scotland’s staging partner


Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Scottish golf star Kelsey Macdonald has a ball by Wearing It Yellow ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open in a dress made from golf balls. Spectators at the tournament are being urged to don yellow clothing to show their support for The Beatson Cancer Charity – the official charity of the event for the second year in a row

Kesley Macdonald Wears It Yellow for Beatson Cancer Charity

Scottish golfer puts the fun into fund-raising at Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open and asks golf fans also to ‘wear it yellow’ tomorrow (Friday 22 July) to raise money for a cause close to her heart


Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

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Fields confirmed for Olympic Games golf competitions

National Olympic Committees have now entered the athletes who will represent their country at Reserva de Marapendi Golf Course between 11 and 20 August. Henrik Stenson, the new Open champion, represents Sweden with Danny Willett, the Masters champion, part of Team GB .....read the full story »


Monday, July 18th, 2016

Keith Pelley and Kyi Hla Han

The European Tour and the Asian Tour announce ‘Strategic Alliance’

The European Tour and the Asian Tour have today announced a ‘Strategic Alliance’ which officially ratifies the relationship between the two Tours


Friday, July 15th, 2016

Cheyenne Woods at the 2015 AAM Ladies Scottish Open

Americans Dream of Scottish Open Glory at Dundonald Links

American stars Cheyenne Woods, Beth Allen and Paige Spiranac have joined the world-class field for the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open, which returns to the magnificent Dundonald Links next week and is free to attend


Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Visit Scotland Paul Lawrie -3

Former Open champ backs key event

Paul Lawrie Match Play part of a spectacular summer schedule


Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Senior  Open Championship Carnoustie (Kenny Smith)

World class field confirmed for Senior Open Championship

A total of 28 Major Champions, with a remarkable haul of 67 Major titles between them, will head a world class field for the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex at Carnoustie nest week


Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

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Final Olympic Golf Rankings Published

The two-year qualification process for golf’s return to the Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years has been completed with the publication of the Final Olympic Golf Rankings .....read the full story »

Li Haotong of China tees off on the 2nd hole during day four of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Li Haotong talks of ‘dream come true’ as Olympic spot confirmed

The 20-year-old Chinese golfer will represent China at Rio 2016, another career milestone to add to the 2014 PGA Tour China Order of Merit title, China’s best result in a PGA Tour event and a first European Tour victory


Monday, July 11th, 2016

Paige Spiranac of the United States  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Paige Spiranac

Centurion Club Adds Rising Star To Team Of Attached Professionals

Paige Spiranac, the 23-year-old American who turned professional in the summer of 2015, is to carry the club crest, and make Centurion Club her European base


Friday, July 8th, 2016

Lydia Hall of Hensol Golf Academy with the trophy winning the PGA Welsh National at Tenby Golf Club (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

Hall of fame – Lydia Hall makes PGA History

By repelling the challenges of Matthew Tottey and Thomas Phillips to win the Wales National PGA Championship by a stroke, Lydia Hall has become the only female to experience victory in a PGA national tournament


Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Darren Clarke, European Ryder Cup Captain, Antione Arnault, Loro Piana and Pascal Grizot, president of Ryder Cup France pictured during the launch of the official Clothing Suppliers to European Ryder Cup Team (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Loro Piana joins Team Europe as Official Supplier to The Ryder Cup

The European Team will wear outfits designed by Loro Piana in all their official public appearances, including travel to The Ryder Cup, practice rounds, Ryder Cup matches, gala dinners and the opening and closing ceremonies


Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

jimmy lee

Lee Goes One Better to be Crowned Foremost Champion

James Lee went one better than his runner-up finish last year to win the 2016 Foremost Professionals Championship supported by Glenmuir at The Oxfordshire .....read the full story »

A general view of the 4th tee, with Tenby town in the background  (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Harry Welcomes Welsh National Return

This week sees The Welsh National PGA Championship Sponsored by Asbri played at Tenby Golf Club on Tuesday and Wednesday 5th and 6th July


Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Pictured at Gleneagles following the announcement are current Scottish PGA Champion Chris Kelly, past Champion Paul Lawrie, M&H Logistics Managing Director Tom Wotherspoon and Secretary of the PGA in Scotland Shona Malcolm (image courtesy of Kenny Smith)

M&H Logistics Unveiled As New Sponsor of Scottish PGA Championship

The Professional Golfers’ Association is delighted to announce a new five-year national partnership with leading logistics operator M&H Logistics. As part of this partnership, M&H Logistics will be the new title sponsor of the Scottish PGA Championship


Monday, June 27th, 2016

Ian Woosnam (Getty Images)

Last chance for early bird ticket offer for Senior Open Championship

There are only a few days remaining to purchase discounted tickets for The Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex which promises to showcase the talents of over 30 Major Champions at Carnoustie next month


Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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Rory McIlroy: Statement from The International Golf Federation

The IGF comments upon the decision of Rory McIlroy not to take part in the Rio Olympics


Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Past Ryder Cup players Thomas Levet and Jean Van de Velde of France  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Ryder Cup Trophy Tour to Visit Paris

The Trophy will be welcomed to France by Jean van de Velde, the first Frenchman to play in the Ryder Cup, and Pascal Grizot, President of The 2018 Ryder Cup French Committee, who will launch the Paris leg of The Ryder Cup Trophy Tour beside the Eiffel Tower on 27 June


Monday, June 20th, 2016

The Ho Tram Players Championship is announced at The Bluffs, Ho Tram Strip by (from left) Anthony Tru’ong (Vietnam #1 Amateur golfer), Ben Styles (Vice President of Golf & Residential Development, Ho Tram Strip), Kyi Hla Han (Commissioner, Asian Tour), Michael E. Kelly (Executive Chairman, Asian Coast Development Ltd), Nguyen Van Cu’u (Secretary General, Vietnam Golf Association), Nguyen Thanh Long (Vice Chairman, Ba Ria-Vung Tau People’s Committee, Jed Moore (Tournament Promoter, Performance54)

Ho Tram Players Championship to Mark Historic Occasion for Asian Tour

Vietnam to host Asian Tour’s flagship event at ‘World’s Best New Golf Course’, The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip