Tag: golf sponsorship

The Open NetJets official private jet provider 2024

NetJets: raising the bar as the new Official Private Jet Provider for The Open!

By: 2024. 05. 03.

Did you know that NetJets has teamed up with the R&A to become the official private jet provider for The Open? The multiyear agreement allows NetJets to extend invitations to the prestigious event to their Owners – the…

Solheim Cup x Skyscanner sponsorship

What makes Solheim Cup sponsorship so useful for Skyscanner?

By: 2024. 04. 24.

Skyscanner's multi-year sponsorship agreement with the Solheim Cup is just one of many sponsorship agreements. However, examining it closely can help us better understand Skyscanner's interests and motivations. It's worth noting that Skyscanner has recently signed its first-ever…

Porsche Hole in One competition

What motivates Porsche to be really involved in golf?

By: 2024. 04. 17.

Over the past six years, I have been reporting to you more frequently about Porsche's golf sponsorship activities. Porsche appears to have realized that golf is a popular sport and leisure activity among its customers. Perhaps they have…

2023 Porsche European Open fans

Will Porsche continue supporting the DP World Tour’s European Open?

By: 2024. 03. 28.

There were rumblings during the previous year that Porsche may withdraw its European Open golf tournament sponsorship. However, the DP World Tour successfully negotiated an agreement with Porsche, allowing the tournament to continue as the Porsche European Open.…

Stuburt Louis Oosthuizen Stinger GC Captain

LIV Golf secured its 1st multi-brand partnership with Stuburt!

By: 2024. 03. 11.

Through a partnership with LIV Golf, Stuburt - a British apparel brand since 1860 - has become the exclusive on-course apparel partner for all three teams (out of 13): Torque GC, Fireballs GC, and Stinger GC. The partnership…

Porsche Singapore Classic logo

What will make the 2024 Porsche Singapore Classic so memorable?

By: 2024. 01. 10.

In the year 2024, it is hoped that the organizers of golf tournaments will place a greater emphasis on sustainable practices and align sports marketing strategies with social responsibility. Achieving this objective would require a concerted effort on…

Partnership between LET and John Deere extended

How lucrative is it for John Deere to sponsor the European Ladies Tour?

By: 2023. 08. 16.

In October 2022, SponsorUnited published an interesting insight regarding sponsorship of women's sports events. They claim: "Sponsorships with women grew 20% year-over-year across the major US sports (LPGA, NWSL, WNBA, WTA), top European soccer leagues (Women’s Super League…

rolex-and-sports-golf-the-open-collin-morikawa in 2021

How will Rolex make the 151st Open Championship memorable & exciting?

By: 2023. 07. 10.

Here, at the beginning, I will quickly summarize for you what you need to know about the 151st Open Championship. This year, Royal Liverpool Golf Club, on the north-west coast of England, hosts the 151st edition from 20–23…

rolex-and-sports-golf-the-us-open-matthew-fitzpatrick in 2022

How can Rolex ensure that the 123rd U.S. Open Golf Championship will be remarkable?

By: 2023. 06. 07.

I understand that everyone is currently preoccupied with the recent merger announcement between the PGA Tour and LIV Golf. Let's talk about next week's 123rd U.S. Open Golf Championship. The Los Angeles Country Club will become the 53rd…

2023 Ryder Cup Hilton Worldwide Partner

What will Hilton offer as the Worldwide Partner of the 2023 Ryder Cup?

By: 2023. 05. 31.

I am suspicious of this great silence around the 2023 Ryder Cup (from 25 September to 1 October 2023, at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club, just outside Rome.). Does it seem to you too? Are the…

Porsche European Open 2022

How much competition can we expect at the 40th Porsche European Open?

By: 2023. 05. 16.

I find the 40th Porsche European Open (1-4 June) interesting because the news broke in the Guardian last week that Porsche's sponsorship had become doubtful. This may have arisen because Paul Casey and Martin Kaymer were banned from…

Jörn Plinke Head of BMW Golfsport Marketing and Partnerships

What opportunities does BMW see in golf sponsorship?

By: 2023. 03. 06.

WPP says "2023 promises to be a highly competitive environment for brands and rights-holders looking to get ahead in the sports industry". I also see the sports broadcasting landscape has changed significantly in 2022. Streaming became a very important…

The #MizNextGen Series driving range

How will the #MizNextGen Series be renewed to attract more talent in 2023?

By: 2022. 10. 31.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen so many major golf events and golf tournaments either canceled or in best cases postponed. Just to give you an exact number from 2020: 11 golf tournaments were canceled on the…

2021 Amundi Evian Championship Rolex sponsorship

What can Rolex expect from sponsoring the 2021 Amundi Evian Championship?

By: 2021. 07. 21.

The uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic had a huge impact on how rights holders sell sponsorship, brands make sponsorship investments, and how commercial partnerships are activated. In addition, advancing technology is changing the way how fans participate, engage…

LA Golf Dustin Johnson

Why did Dustin Johnson choose LA Golf shafts?

By: 2021. 06. 16.

I must admit I have never heard before about LA Golf shafts. When I am thinking of golf shafts then usually the following brands come to my mind: Nippon Shaft, True Temper, KBS Golf, Aldila, Mitsubishi, Fujikura. Then…

WGC HSBC Champions - Previews Day One - Photo by Getty Images

HSBC’s key global golf partnerships can calm down. See why!

By: 2020. 12. 14.

HSBC announced today that it will continue to support the 3 key pillars of its global golf brand partnership portfolio: the HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapore, the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions in Shanghai and the CGA-HSBC China…

Race to Dubai European Tour Martin Kaymer Rolex

Race to Dubai Rankings Presented by Rolex vs sports sponsorship trends

By: 2020. 12. 11.

I see the coronavirus has triggered changes in sports sponsorship as well. The organizers of the Race to Dubai (of course other golf tournaments too), but also its sponsors like Rolex have to face and embrace the changes…

Evian Championship with Rolex as the main sponsor

What are the interests of Rolex in the Evian Championship sponsorship?

By: 2019. 07. 25.

I hope you will follow the 25th Evian Championship (25-29 July 2019) that kicks off today. Its overall prize is now $4,100,000. While we are cheering for our favorite female tour player (e.g. Lydia Ko), we should also…

How long will Ricoh sponsor the Women’s British Open?

By: 2015. 08. 01.

Ricoh, signed an agreement with the Ladies Golf Union and IMG on Wednesday (July 29, 2015) to continue as title sponsor of the Ricoh Women’s British Open through 2018. The company has been the title sponsor of the Ricoh Women’s…

Golf sponsorship budgets are in danger

By: 2009. 09. 07.

As a groundswell, the collapse of the American automotive and financial sector arrived to the golf industry by significant cuts in golf sponsorship budgets. The sponsorships shrunk by 3.7% according to IEG LLC.  As one of the major…