Published on August 11th, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer0
Shannon Announced as Official Partner of Women’s Irish Open
The Shannon Group under the Shannon Airport brand has been announced as an Official Partner to the upcoming KPMG Women’s Irish Open. The event will take place on the Golf Course at the 450-acre estate at Dromoland Castle from 22nd-25th September. Top golfers from across Europe will descend upon County Clare for the anticipated return of the Ladies European Tour event, for the first time in Ireland since 2012. The premiere event will see 126 of the best professionals on the Ladies European Tour and leading Irish Amateurs take to the 18-hole Championship Course, including selected star players from the LPGA Money List. The announcement follows another world-class golfing event for the region after over thirty private jets carrying some of the world’s top golfers landed at Shannon Airport to participate in the prestigious, the JP McManus Pro-Am last month.
Commenting on the announcement, the CEO of the Shannon Group, Mary Considine said,” We are delighted to become an official partner of the KPMG Women’s Irish Open, which is being held on our doorstep, at the acclaimed Dromoland Castle, providing an opportunity to highlight the fantastic golfing talent we have here in this country and promote Shannon Airport to a world-wide TV audience. This event will bring a welcome boost to tourism in the region, along with significant Irish and international media coverage. We look forward to welcoming players and golf enthusiasts to the airport. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the calibre of golf courses here to overseas visitors and put Ireland top of mind as a premiere golfing destination.”