For the third consecutive year, Japanese tyre manufacturer Toyo Tires is partnering with the AIG Women’s Open golf championship as an exclusive patron. This year’s championship will take place at Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland from 19 to 22 August.
Toyo Tires is an official partner to the 2019 AIG Women’s British Open Golf Tournament, which will take place at Woburn Golf Club between 1 and 4 August. In addition to visibility on signboards around the course and the video screen, Toyo will appear within the official programme. It will also promote the event through Toyo social media channels.
Autosupplies Chesterfield has held its annual supplier and customer golf day at Rufford Park Golf & Country Club, Newark. Growing in size since the inaugural event last year, more than 50 players took part in the four ball stableford tournament with an array of trophies for nearest the pin and longest drive given out to participants, along with the winning team and raffle prizes.
Beginning in 2019, Bridgestone will act as title sponsor for the Senior Players Championship, the annual golf championship for players aged 50 and over on the PGA Tour Champions. The agreement announced by PGA Tour yesterday covers a four-year period through 2022, and when players head out onto the Firestone Country Club’s South Course between 8-14 July, they will be competing in the ‘Bridgestone Senior Players Championship’.
Bridgestone has announced details for the 2018 Chase Your Dream Trophy with England Golf. The championship gives thousands of amateur golfers from more than 1,900 clubs the chance to advance through club, regional, and national rounds to progress to a round at the pro-am of the Bridgestone Challenge. The three overall winners teed up with Ryder Cup hero Nicolas Colsaerts at the pro-am of the British Masters supported by Sky Sports. The cup was launched alongside the manufacturer’s global Olympic partnership last year.
Autosupplies Chesterfield has held its first ever supplier and customer golf day at South Chesterfield Golf Club.
More than 30 players took part in the four ball stableford tournament with an array of trophies for nearest the pin and longest drive given out to participants, along with winning team and raffle prizes.
On Thursday 1 June, more than 50 players from NTDA member companies, and their guests, gathered at the Mere Golf and Country Club to participate in the Tyre Industry Golf Day, which provided them with an opportunity to both meet up with old friends and make new ones.
A new golf event, to be known as the NTDA 2017 Tyre Industry Golf Day, and which is being organised by NTDA Honorary Life Members John Tarbox, Martin Rowlands and George Forbes, will take place at Mere Golf and Country Club, near Manchester, on Thursday 1 June 2017.
Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced it will once again be hosting its Team Golf Challenge, which will take place on 5 July at Worsley Park, Nr Manchester, and 10 August at Forest of Arden in Meriden, Warwickshire in aid of automotive trade charity, BEN.
Bridgestone has extended its support of golf with its new Bridgestone Chase your Dream Trophy. Played for the first time in 2017 and open to members of England Golf’s 1,900 affiliated clubs, the new event will run annually with separate men’s and women’s competitions to discover the country’s top handicap golfers of the year. Club golfers will get the chance to win a place in a European Tour Pro-Am. The trophy is presented by the tyre manufacturer in partnership with England Golf.
Bridgestone presented three amateur golfers the chance to play with a major winning star and household name of the sport at the pro-am of the British Masters, supported by Sky Sports. The Bridgestone DriveGuard Trophy winning trio teed off with 2010 US Open winner Graeme McDowell at The Grove. Carl Broomfield, Peter Carr and Zack Rosen beat up to 20,000 amateurs across England by winning the tyre manufacturer’s amateur event, which engaged with around 200 clubs this year. Bridgestone Tyres was the official partner of the European Tour competition, eventually won by Swedish star Alex Noren.
Nokian Tyres has started a multi-year partnership agreement with professional golfer Mikko Ilonen, Finland’s “Mr. Golf”. The cooperation starts in the beginning of 2017, and Ilonen is set to take part in various company events and endorse Nokian Tyres and its products, especially in the Nordics.
Garage Equipment Association members recently raised £2500 for BEN at their annual Charity Golf Day. The event, which has been running for over 20 years was set up to allow GEA members and non-members to network whilst raising money for charity.