Club Car Becomes Worldwide Supplier for Ryder Cup & Extends Partnership with DP World Tour
Club Car becomes worldwide supplier for 2023 Ryder Cup
Club Car, a global leader in golf, consumer and utility vehicles, has become a Worldwide Supplier of the 2023 Ryder Cup, extending its long-term association with golf’s greatest team competition.
Club Car has supplied team cars and support vehicles for the last 15 Ryder Cups and has been an Official Supplier of Ryder Cup Europe since 1997, when the event was held at Valderrama..
It will now take on an elevated designation as a Worldwide Supplier to the 2023 edition of the iconic biennial contest, which takes place in September at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Rome, Italy.
Furthermore, Club Car has also become the Official Golf Car of the PGA of America, continuing more than 30 years of collaboration in support of the golf industry and the association’s nearly 29,000 PGA professionals.
“The PGA of America is very excited that Club Car, a tremendous friend to the PGA Professional and the game of golf, will continue as presenting sponsor of the PGA Professional Championships and the 41 PGA Section Championships,” said PGA of America President John Lindert.
Club Car President Mark Wagner said: “The game of golf doesn’t exist without PGA Professionals, and we are thankful for our long-standing relationship with the PGA of America.
We have also enjoyed a long, successful association with The Ryder Cup, and we are proud to have been part of its growth into one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Not many brands have Worldwide Supplier status so this is a fantastic honour for Club Car. It is set to be another spectacular Ryder Cup later this year and we are excited to once again assist with its delivery.”
This September, Club Car will send nearly 600 cars to Rome, providing transport solutions for many different areas of the event including television, rules officials, catering and the captains and support teams.
Club Car extends partnership with DP World Tour
The DP World Tour has announced an extension to its long-standing agreement with Club Car, which will see the world’s largest manufacturer of small-wheel, zero-emission electric vehicles retain its Official Supplier status.
The new agreement will extend the current relationship, which began in 1999, through to the end of the 2023 season. Club Car’s vehicles are crucial to the staging of DP World Tour events around the globe, assisting numerous aspects of tournament logistics from rules to television production.
As well as supplying golf cars to the DP World Tour, Club Car has also been an Official Supplier at every Ryder Cup staged on European soil since 1997 – a role it will continue at the 2023 Ryder Cup at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome, Italy.
Speaking about the announcement, Kevin Hart, Sales Director Golf EMEA at Club Car, said: “Club Car is very proud of its long, successful relationship with the DP World Tour and is delighted to continue as an Official Supplier this season, providing 113 vehicles to support the 39 events.”
Max Hamilton, Consumer and Commercial Director of the DP World Tour, added: “Club Car have been a trusted partner for 23 years. Their products, support service and reliability are excellent and their unrivalled distribution network is vital for the smooth operation of our tournaments around the globe. We look forward to working together throughout the 2023 season.”