Important news regarding the Ryder Cup was published on Wednesday. The Ryder Cup Europe and the PGA of America have announced the conclusion of an agreement with DP World, the logistics giant based in Dubai, already sponsor of the ex-European Tour.
DP World thus becomes a Worldwide Partner of the most important golf competition ever. With just two months to go before the 44th edition of Ryder kicks off, DP World is already busy developing solutions for the distribution process that will ensure the smooth running of the competition.
Ryder Cup Europe, statements
Daniel Van Otterdijk, Director of Communications at DP Wold, said: “At DP World we are committed to supporting the growth of sport around the world to reach new audiences and new markets thanks to our advanced logistics solutions” “The Ryder Cup is one of the biggest sporting events in the world, and we are delighted that DP World can play an important role in supporting the competition” “The agreement allows us to showcase our global logistics network which will be able to support Ryder Cup partners and suppliers”.
For his part, Guy Kinnings, Director of the Ryder Cup, said: “The Ryder Cup is truly a global sporting event that connects people from all over the world, and we are very pleased that DP World, which does the same through its expertise, has joined our family” “We already know each other very well thanks to the very successful partnership of the DP World Tour” “The Ryder Cup provides an additional opportunity for DP World to develop their growing business and for us at the Ryder Cup to ensure we run a world class event based on their expertise” “We look forward to working together on the delivery of what promises to be an absolutely historic match in Rome next September”.
Jeff Price, commercial director of the PGA of America, concluded: “As the market leader in advanced logistics solutions, DP World's commitment to innovation and excellence is in perfect harmony with the Ryder Cup” "DP World's extensive preparation and experience will help us deliver an unforgettable event for players, spectators and partners." The support for the Ryder Cup is a very positive fact.
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