Standard Chartered extend Ryder Cup deal

October 7, 2016

Standard Life Investments has extended its sponsorship deal with the Ryder Cup golf competition to the 2018 competition in France.

Standard Life Investments initial agreement, sale which covered the 2014 Ryder cup competition at Gleneagles and the recent Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota, herbal marked the first time the competition had partnered with a company on both sides of the Atlantic.

Nuala Walsh, global head of marketing and client relations at Standard Life Investments, said: “The Ryder Cup continues to reflect and complement our commitment to fostering team spirit in order to deliver performance excellence.

“Following the 2016 contest at Hazeltine National in Minnesota, and our close partnership with the European Tour, we are thrilled to announce an extended commercial agreement for The 2018 Ryder Cup.”

Keith Pelley, chief executive of The European Tour, the managing partner of Ryder Cup Europe, said: “The Ryder Cup is one of the most prestigious events in sport and Standard Life Investments both share and exemplify our values of integrity and the pursuit of potential.

“We are delighted that they have chosen to extend their partnership with The Ryder Cup and we look forward to working together to deliver another world-class contest in Paris in 2018.”