Sunday, 26th April, 2015

Archive for the ‘Sponsorship’ Category


Friday, April 24th, 2015

left to right: Ross Hallett, IMG Tournament Director; Amy Boulden, 2014 LET Rookie of the Year; Bart Somsen, Brand Strategy Manager, Corporate Marketing Ricoh Europe; Charley Hull, winner of the 2014 LET Order of Merit; Eric Trump, Executive Vice President Trump Organisation; Mel Reid, Trish Wilson, LGU Chairman. (Getty Images)

British Stars Help Launch 2015 Ricoh Women’s British Open

The 2015 Championship is returning to the Ailsa Course for the first time since 2002, taking place 30th July to 2nd August where the world’s best women golfers will compete for a prize fund of UK £1,990,266 (US $3m)


Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Gullane Golf Club

Gullane prepares for Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Played across the classic links turf at Gullane, the tournament will be the first European Tour event to be staged at the East Lothian venue

Jason Gardner and Neil Evans.

Avalon announces alliance with pro golf coach Neil Evans

Avalon, one of Europe’s leading providers of pre-paid funeral plans, has announced a sponsorship alliance with top European golf coach, Neil Evans


Friday, April 17th, 2015

Darren Clarke Ryder Cup Photocall

Four Nations Host Ryder Cup Bid Inspection Visits For 2022

Germany, Spain, Italy and Austria have each hosted Bid Inspection visits from a delegation of Ryder Cup Europe officials as part of their quest to host The 2022 Ryder Cup

PGAE Passport to Pravets

#PassportToPravets Launches for 2015 Edition

The 2015 UniCredit PGA Professional Championship ‘Passport To Pravets’ campaign is underway as the Championship is confirmed to take place from the 14 – 17th October 2015


Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Julie Otto (photo Dave Warren)

Multi-Talented Mum Tees Up PGA Success

Top former female amateur golfer Julie Otto has made her mark after switching to the professional ranks by winning the Titleist PGA Assistant of the Year award


Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Bubba Watson

Famous Five launch the Shenzhen International

A ‘hit the gong’ and ‘nearest the pin’ challenge featured two-time Masters Tournament champion Bubba Watson, European Tour winners Alex Levy and Matteo Manassero, and local heroes Liang Wen-chong and Li Hao-tong


Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Jordan Speith Titleist brand ambasssador

Sensational Spieth Trusts Titleist for The Masters Success

Titleist Brand Ambassador Jordan Spieth matched the lowest score in Masters history with a wire-to-wire victory to claim his first Major Championship

Dr. h.c. Hans Dieter Cleven

Porsche named title sponsor of the European Open

Porsche AG has been announced as the title sponsor of the European Open, which takes place at Golf Resort Bad Griesbach in Germany from 24-27 September


Friday, April 3rd, 2015

(from left) Mark Bright, Luther Blissett, Ray Clemence and Bill Elliott (courtesy European Tour)

European Senior Tour and Prostate Cancer UK tee up new partnership

The European Senior Tour and Prostate Cancer UK have agreed a ground-breaking initiative for the charity to become the new title sponsor of the Scottish Senior Open which takes place at Archerfield Links Golf Club, from 27-29 August 2015


Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Chris Mattsson, Head Designer at Abacus Sportswear (left) with The 2015 European Solheim Cup Captain, Carin Koch

Abacus Sportswear signs Solheim Cup stars

The Official Suppliers to The European Solheim Cup Team has signed apparel agreements with two of Europe’s most successful female golfers, Catriona Matthew and The 2015 European Solheim Cup Captain, Carin Koch


Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Martin Kaymer BMW poster1

Kaymer and McDowell add weight to BMW PGA Championship field

Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell feature in the second phase of the European Tour’s outdoor advertising campaign to promote next month’s BMW PGA Championship

Chinese golfing legend Zhang Lianwei speaks to the media during the Buick Open press conference at Mission Hills Haikou in China (photograph Liu Zhuang/COSI)

Mission Hills Gears Up For Buick Open

Mission Hills will this week write another chapter in its history of pioneering China’s golf development when it stages the first event of the 2015 PGA Tour China Series,


Monday, March 30th, 2015

Severiano Ballesteros – Spain’s iconic Ryder Cup legend

Cornerstones of Costa Brava-Barcelona 2022 Ryder Cup bid

‘History, certainty and passion’ were identified as the principal cornerstones of the Costa Brava-Barcelona 2022 Ryder Cup bid during last week’s Ryder Cup Europe’s evaluation visit


Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Glenmuir flag

Enduring Partnership Begins New Chapter

The PGA and Glenmuir maintain the closes ties which have been fostered over almost three decades, primarily through sponsorship of the PGA Professional Championship


Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra

Madeira Islands Open rescheduled for July

The Madeira Islands Open – Portugal – BPI, which was cancelled last Sunday due to extreme weather conditions, has been rescheduled for July 30-August 2 at Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra


Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Darren Clarke with the newly reconstituted Ryder Cup Trophy

Darren Clarke: Ryder Cup Captaincy is ‘highest honour’

Northern Irishman meets the media at London’s Heathrow Airport, the venue from where, in 553 days’ time, he will depart to lead Europe’s defence against the USA at Hazeltine National in Minnesota

(from left) Paul Williams, PR Manager  The Celtic Manor Resort; Jim McPhillimy, Managing Director of SSE Enterprise, Andy Stubbs, Managing Director of the European Senior Tour

SSE Enterprise Named Wales Senior Open Title Sponsor

Leading essential business services company, SSE Enterprise, has been confirmed as the new title sponsor of the Wales Senior Open

Andrew Grose, Managing Director Bushnell UK, (left) agrees deal with Daniel Godding, PGA EuroPro Tour Director of Operations

Bushnell takes aim at the future with new PGA Europro Tour Partnership

Bushnell and Bollé have joined forces with the PGA EuroPro Tour to initiate a new partnership which underlines the quality of products and their commitment, as leaders in golf performance optics


Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Club de Golf Santo website

Madeira Islands Open – Portugal – BPI cancelled

Four days of strong winds, heavy rain and thick fog meant the requisite 36 holes could not be completed and a result could not be declared. This is just the third event in European Tour history to be subject to a cancellation


Friday, March 20th, 2015

Garrick Porteous

Garrick Porteous Announces Partnership with Longhirst Hall

Garrick Porteous has agreed an attachment with the brand new golf academy at Longhirst Hall Golf Club, due to open next week


Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Ryder Cup logo no year

Ryder Cup Inspection Visits Get Under Way

Officials from Ryder Cup Europe will, this week, begin a series of visits to the countries bidding to host The 2022 Ryder Cup


Friday, March 13th, 2015

Royal County Down

Dubai Duty Free is Title Sponsor of The Irish Open Hosted by The Rory Foundation

Taking place at Royal County Down Golf Club from 28 – 31 May, the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by the Rory Foundation will see World Number One Rory McIlroy play the role of tournament host on behalf of his charitable foundation


Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Getty Images, the official photographers of The European Tour

European Tour and Getty Images extend partnership for further four years

Getty Images, the official photographers of The European Tour, the European Senior Tour, the European Challenge Tour and The Ryder Cup, will continue to provide extensive global coverage in capturing all the drama at events across the European Tour Group


Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Jennifer Yan Jing, accompanied by her father and caddie Yan Ming, shows off her club head cover mascot, “Larry”, during practice for this week’s World Ladies Championship at Mission Hills Haikou in China (Paul Lakatos for Mission Hills)

China’s New Stars on Mission to Impress

A new generation of Chinese stars will be out in force at the US$600,000 World Ladies Championship in China this week as they pit their skills against a selection of the best players on the planet