Saturday, 13th February, 2016

Archive for the ‘Sponsorship’ Category

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Sandy Jones, left, and Tony Southern (courtesy of Tom Dulat at Getty Images)

 (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images).

Golfplan Insurance Extend PGA Pro-Captain Sponsorship

One of club golf’s great prizes will again be up for grabs in 2016 with the agreement of a sponsorship extension for the Golfplan Insurance PGA Pro-Captain Challenge

(from left) Heythrop Park resort director Paul Russell, England Golf performance director Stephen Burnett, Challenge Tour star Jimmy Mullen, Bridgestone’s consumer sales and marketing director Farrell Dolan, Sky Sports presenter Sarah Stirk, European Tour commercial manager Mark Aspland, Black Star Golf director Jeremy Robinson and Bridgestone’s consumer marketing manager Wim Belckx were on hand to announce Bridgestone’s huge golf sponsorship plans at Heythrop Park

Bridgestone UK driving forward with huge golf sponsorship

Bridgestone UK’s tyre division is embarking on an exciting golf sponsorship featuring a European Tour event partnership, the resurrection of a high-profile English tournament and a nationwide amateur competition

Monday, February 8th, 2016

from left Grant Wilson, Chief Operating Officer, Sunshine Tour, Gary Player, Keith Waters, Chief Operating Officer, The European Tour  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Gary Player named host of Nedbank Golf Challenge

More than 35 years after he designed the course on which it is played, Gary Player will be the official host of the Nedbank Golf Challenge

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Rookies in the Classroom

LET Launches New Career Planning Service for Members

The Ladies European Tour has joined forces with global golf recruitment company Colt Mackenzie McNair to develop a career planning service for its Membership

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of The R&A (left) and Keith Pelley, Chief Executive of The European Tour

Old Course to host the Senior Open Championship for the first time

Tom Watson has spoken of his desire to compete one last time over the famous links

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

ISM Chief Executive Officer Chubby Chandler

Michele Ortolani joins ISM

Italian amateur star Michele Ortolani has turned professional and will be represented by International Sports Management

Richard McEvoy with Martyn Norris

Jenahura sign Richard McEvoy

European Tour professional Richard McEvoy signs management and sponsorship deal with Jenahura, the sports marketing business founded in 2004 by former PGA Professional Martyn Norris

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Ben Gordon Smith (LET) and Ben Davis (Srixon)

LET Announces Partnership with Srixon Sports Europe

The Ladies European Tour (LET) is proud to announce a two-year partnership with Srixon Sports Europe as its Official Golf Ball Supplier through 2017

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Andy Sullivan, winner of the South Africa Open

PING Signs Westwood, Sullivan and Stone to Multi-Year Agreements

European Tour stars Lee Westwood, Andy Sullivan and Brandon Stone have all signed multi-year agreements to continue playing PING golf equipment

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Chris Kelly (unattached)
Winner of The Gleneagles Scottish PGA Championship
With a total of 139, beating Paul McKechnie (Braid hills Golf Range) in a play off.

Centennial Scottish PGA Championship crowns 2016 Tartan Tour

The milestone tournament will bring down the curtain on this season’s fixture list when it is played over the King’s Course at Gleneagles on October 17-20

Friday, January 15th, 2016

James Morrison uses the ETPI short game practice area

Jumeirah Golf Estates’ ETPI Hosts European Tour Stars Ahead Of ‘Desert Swing’

The renowned European Tour Performance Institute at Jumeirah Golf Estates has once again proved to be the perfect warm-weather training base for the stars of The European Tour


Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Jordan Spieth and Coca-Cola (Photo: Business Wire)

Coca-Cola in Multi-Year Partnership with World’s Top-Ranked Golfer, Jordan Spieth

Spieth will feature in television advertising, digital and social media, point-of-sale, out-of-home, experiential marketing, packaging and more

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Padraig Harrington

Wilson Golf retains Harrington, Siem & Wall

Three popular Europeans re-sign to play latest Wilson Staff clubs

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

The Oxfordshire Resort (courtesy of Jan Kruger / Getty Images)

2016 PGA National Tournament Schedule Unveiled

PGA Professionals will get the chance to showcase their playing skills in another varied and exciting national tournament schedule unveiled for 2016 climaxing in the PGA Play-Offs in Turkey

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Lalla Meryem Cup LET announcement

Lalla Meryem Cup Extended for Three Years

The future of the Lalla Meryem Cup has been secured until at least 2018, with the first edition of the three-year extension due to be played at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, in the Moroccan capital of Rabat, from May 5-8, 2016

Anirban Lahiri (Getty Images)

Anirban Lahiri joins ISM

Indian sensation Anirban Lahiri is the latest exciting talent to join ISM’s impressive stable the full story »

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

LET Alumni Association

New LET Alumni Association to Benefit Former and Current Members

The initial aim of the Association will be to enable former Ladies European Tour members to network with each other

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Kyi Hla Han

Board Shake-Up at Asian Tour

The Board shake-up comes amid continuing debate about a proposed merger with the European Tour. There are four new Non-Player Board Members and Kyi Hla Han will act as ‘interim Tour Commissioner’

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Daniel Gavins

Daniel Gavins joins ISM

ISM guides the careers of leading figures in the world of sport, including Europe’s Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke, former world number one Lee Westwood and former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Sandy Jones

Donald Trump controversy ‘bad for golf’ says PGA Chief

PGA Chief Executive Sandy Jones was interviewed by BBC Scotland on Wednesday morning and is reported as saying the ongoing controversy generated by Donald Trump is “not a positive thing for golf”

Ladies European Tour logo

Ladies European Tour Appoints New Non-Executive Directors

The Ladies European Tour announce that Mark Lichtenhein and Michael Siebold have joined the Board as Non-Executive Directors

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

LET players welcome the partnership announcement with Etihad Airways cabin crew, and from left to right, Ivan Khodabakhsh, CEO of LET, Mona Walid, Vice President of Talent Acquisition for Etihad Airways, and Patrick Pierce, Vice President of Sponsorship for Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways: Official Global Airline Partner of LET

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates has announced that it will become the Official Airline of the Ladies European Tour in 2016

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates on the 18th green during the final round of the DP World Tour Championship on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 22, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

DP World Tour Championship Raised Over US$50,000 for Good Causes

The European Tour Players’ Foundation pledged to donate $50 for every birdie and $100 for every eagle. The final birdie count was 1,000, of which eventual McIlroy contributed 26, and the eagle count was 17 – including a hole-in-one by Italy’s Francesco Molinari, taking the total raised to $51,700

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Ryder Cup (Getty Images)

Italy to Host 2022 Ryder Cup

Rome will host The Ryder Cup for the first time in 2022. The historic announcement, made today by Ryder Cup Europe, will see golf’s greatest team event staged at the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club, only 17km from the centre of Rome

Ivan Peter Khodabakhsh, Chief Executive Officer, Ladies European Tour (right) with Mohamed Juma Buamaim, Vice Chairman & CEO, golf in DUBAI

LET announces 2016 schedule

The Ladies European Tour on Saturday announced the 2016 season schedule, reinforcing the tour’s global footprint the full story »