Toyo Tires is sponsoring the fourth of five majors on the international women’s golf tour 2022, the Amundi Evian Championship. The tournament begins today in Evian-les-Bains in France, overlooking Lake Geneva.
In addition to producing Dunlop tyres in certain international markets, Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has held the global trademark for the Dunlop brand’s use on sporting goods and licenced products since 2017. In a move intended to enhance brand equity amongst golfers and fans of the sport, SRI is adding the Dunlop name to the caps worn by its contracted players. Starting with the Japan Golf Tour in March 2022, Dunlop will appear in place of the Srixon logo currently found on the back of these caps.
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.