Scottish golfwear brand, Glenmuir, has been selected as official Ryder Cup licensee for the 2016 and 2018 matches, following the success of the 2014 matches at Gleneagles.
Glenmuir has supplied the shirts and knitwear for the European Ryder Cup teams since 1987. The brand which has been at the heart of the game of golf since 1891 will design, market and sell official Ryder Cup merchandise over the 2016 and 2018 Ryder Cup matches.
Glenmuir’s managing director, Mikhel Ruia, said: “Glenmuir is one of the last remaining truly Scottish golf clothing brands with our rich 125 year golfing heritage. To be selected as official licensee, having been involved in the Ryder Cup merchandise programme since 1987, marks this partnership as one of the longest standing in the world of professional sport. We see ourselves as the team behind the team, which really motivates our 95-strong workforce here in Lanark, Scotland.”
European Tour and Ryder Cup marketing communications director, Tim Hunt, said: “Over the years, Glenmuir has become a hugely valuable and trusted partner and we look forward to continuing to build on that relationship during the 2016 and 2018 Ryder Cup matches.”
On the future of the brand whose 125th anniversary will take place in the same year as the 2016 Ryder Cup matches, Mr Ruia, added: “Having been part of this truly global sporting spectacle since 1987 is a great honour and privilege for Glenmuir. Our appointment as official licensee further reinforces Glenmuir’s commitment to crafting the finest golf apparel.”