German Golf Club VcG to Sponsor 2015 Solheim Cup

July 25, 2013

DGV eV (VcG), the the largest golf club in Germany with over 22,000 active members has agreed to sponsor the Solheim Cup in 2015. 

One of the most prestigious women’s golf tournament in the world, which is organized by the Ladies European Tour and the Ladies PGA, will be broadcast in 140 countries and held from 18 to 20 September 2015 for the first time in its history in Germany. 

In awarding the most important women’s golf tournament in the world, in which the twelve best players compete against the best in Europe twelve of the United States, the resident of Baden-Württemberg Golf Club St. Leon-Rot, won against strong international competition. Was launched in the continental comparison of Karsten Solheim, the founder of American golf club manufacturer Ping. As the most prestigious competition in women’s golf Solheim Cup is alternately since 1990 after the model of the Ryder Cup every two years in the U.S. and Europe fought.

“That it is the Golf Club St. Leon-Rot succeeded in bringing one of the biggest golf events in the world after Germany, earned the highest respect and recognition,” said President Dr. Wolfgang VcG Weikert.”The VcG is convinced that the Solheim Cup provides an ideal platform to step up drawing media, political and public interest in Germany on the sport of golf – and to provide impetus for growth.”

Manager of the Golf Club St. Leon-Rot, Eicko Schulz-Hanßen: “The fact that we managed to win the VcG as partners, I am very happy because it is an established promoter of golf not only a particularly. cooperative and competent, but also a very credible and convincing partner. “