Tuesday, 31st May, 2016

Archive for the ‘Sponsorship’ Category


Friday, May 27th, 2016

from left: Mohammed Faisal Al Naimi, Executive Director of the Qatar Golf Association, Ladies European Tour CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh and Fahad Nasser Al Naimi, General Secretary of the Qatar Golf Association launch the 2016 Qatar Ladies Masters

LET leads Qatar women’s sports agenda

The Qatar Ladies Open will be much more than just a big golf tournament, empowering Qatari women and leaving a lasting legacy on the golf scene in the region


Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Eamonn Brady (Getty Images)

Ballesteros Inspires Brady Ahead of BMW PGA

Eamonn Brady admits that couldn’t get the late great Seve Ballesteros out of his mind when he set foot on the hallowed turf of Wentworth for the first time

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Ruth Well Equipped for BMW PGA Challenge

James Ruth hopes a set of new irons will help him achieve his ambition of a strong finish when he makes his debut in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth


Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

James Ablett (Getty Images)

South PGA Pros Geared Up For BMW PGA Test

South stalwarts James Ablett (Lee-on-the-Solent) and Guy Woodman (Longball Inc) are both determined to enjoy it when they take on some of the world’s best players in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

Ladies European Tour CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh, Hassan II Golf Trophy Association Deputy Vice Chairman Mustapha Zine and La Pradera de Potosi Event Director, Sebastian Pinzón.

Lalla Aicha Tour School Extended for Two Years

LET announces that its Lalla Aicha Tour School, organised under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI and named in honour of Her Royal Highness the Late Princess Lalla Aicha of Morocco, will be extended until at least 2018

Gareth Wright (Getty Images)

Wright Primed For BMW PGA Test

Gareth Wright, the West Linton head PGA pro, qualified for the €5million BMW PGA Championship after winning the PGA Play-Offs in Turkey and is relishing a second appearance at the European Tour’s flagship event


Thursday, May 19th, 2016

STRAFFAN, IRELAND - MAY 18:  Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the 3rd hole during a Pro-Am round prior to the start of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by the Rory Foundation at The K Club on May 18, 2016 in Straffan, Ireland.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

McIlroy aiming to play the perfect host

Rory McIlroy is looking to end his home hoodoo at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by the Rory Foundation this week as he aims to win a first European Tour title on Irish soil


Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Gavin Moynihan  (Photo by Patrick Bolger/Getty Images)

Gavin Moynihan signs with Mount Wolseley

The 21-year-old Irishman, who turned professional at the end of last year, begins the agreement as he prepares to play in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Hosted by the Rory Foundation


Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Paul Scholes and Niall Horan (Getty Images)

Record field set for the BMW PGA Championship Pro-Am

Some of the biggest names in sport, television and entertainment will come together at Wentworth Club on Wednesday May 25 for the BMW PGA Championship Celebrity Pro-Am


Monday, May 16th, 2016

Jeunghun Wang of Korea celebrates a birdie putt on the first hole (18th) of the play off with Nacho Elvira of Spain during the fourth and final round of the Trophee Hassan II at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam on May 8, 2016 in Rabat, Morocco.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

ISM Announces Signing of Jeunghun Wang

Jeunghun Wang has joined International Sports Management as he enters the most exciting phase of his fledgling career


Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Omega Dubai Desert Classic - Day One

European Tour introduces ISPS HANDA Pressure Putt Showdown

The stars of the European Tour will showcase their skills and performance under pressure in an innovative new, made-for-TV challenge which will be introduced at the BMW PGA Championship


Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

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PGAs of Europe Olympic Coach Hub Shines Spotlight on PGA Professionals

With IGF support the Hub celebrates coaching and shines a light on the PGA Professionals from around the world that are supporting, or have supported, the 120 male and female potential qualifiers for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in August

Rosie Davies is presented with a traditional Scottish quaich by David Bird, member of the R&A Rules Panel

Rosie Davies Scores 100 Per Cent in R&A Rules Academy Exam

The Ladies European Tour Rookies have responded positively to the challenge issued to them at the Rookie Orientation days held in Spain in January earlier this year

Silversea Cruise ship passing Tower Bridge, London (courtesy of Silversea Cruises)

Seniors Set Sail For Success with Silversea Sponsorship Deal

The Senior PGA Professional Championship is set to ride on the crest of wave after securing a three-year sponsorship deal with luxury cruise operator Silversea .....read the full story »


Monday, May 9th, 2016

BMW PGA Championship graphic

Wentworth residents want ‘fair financial deal’ from PGA Championship

Wentworth Estate Roads Committee has been undertaking a review of its partnership with the event to ensure that it complies with the rules and covenants of the Estate and that the commercial arrangements reflect the considerable disruption to residents


Thursday, May 5th, 2016

RABAT, MOROCCO - MAY 04:  (L-R) Keith Pelley, Chief Executive of The European Tour, and Ivan Khodabakhsh, Chief Executive Officer of the Ladies European Tour, attend a press conference prior to the start of the Trophee Hassan II at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam on May 4, 2016 in Rabat, Morocco.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Two Tours Share Landmark Week in Morocco

History will be made this week at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam when the European Tour and the Ladies European Tour both stage tournaments at the stunning venue in Rabat


Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

France’s Clément Sordet who won the 2015 NI Open at Galgorm Castle with a 17-under-par 267 aggregate (Photo: PressEye)

Northern Ireland Open Festival of Golf bigger and better than ever

The game’s leading players will arrive once more in Ballymena to compete in what promises to be a festival of golf and fun-filled activity for all the family at Galgorm Castle from 28-31 July


Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

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Ryder Cup Trophy Tour to Visit Germany

The famous Trophy will be put on public display from 11th- 15th May at BMW Welt in Munich, as part of a roadshow aimed at building further fan excitement ahead of September’s event at Hazeltine, USA

2016 Ryder Cup captains, Davis Love III and Darren Clarke

Ryder Cup Captains Ring Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

The Captains were accompanied at the opening of the markets by Nuala Walsh, Global Head of Marketing & Client Relations at Standard Life Investments, The Ryder Cup trophy and Pete Bevacqua, CEO of the PGA of America

Bernhard Langer, 2010 Senior Open Champion (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Langer Chasing Carnoustie Repeat

Bernhard Langer returns to Carnoustie, the scene of his first Senior Major Championship victory, in July with his sights trained on becoming only the third player in history to win the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex three times


Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Farmfoords British Par 3 Championship

Record Prize Fund at Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship

Prize fund at Nailcote Hall when Tony Jacklin CBE hosts the event 26th-29th July managed by Champions (UK) plc. increases to record €150,000. The winner will collect €50,000


Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Natadola Bay

Fiji International to expand global reach in 2016

The Fiji International is set to become even more global in 2016 thanks to a new co-sanctioning relationship between the PGA Tour of Australasia and The European Tour


Monday, April 25th, 2016

16th hole at Dundonald Links (photo by Mark Alexander)

Dundonald Links to host the 2017 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Located near the town of Irvine, Dundonald Links – which is undergoing major renovation works – will follow on from Castle Stuart Golf Links, the host venue for the 34th edition of Scotland’s Open


Friday, April 22nd, 2016

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Srixon Announced as Title Sponsor of Foremost Assistants Championship

Foremost Professional Assistants will battle it out over the testing Championship Course for a prize fund of £5,000, including £1,000 and a 2017 Srixon staff contract for the winner


Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

adidas golf ryder Cup Europe

adidas Golf Extends Official Licensee Agreement with Ryder Cup Europe

The extension until 2018 includes The 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota and The 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, Paris