Arnold Clark have been announced as the Official Vehicle Provider / Rental Partner of The 2019 Solheim Cup to be held at Gleneagles from the 9th to 15th September.
As well as providing a fleet of vehicles to meet the team and official’s transport needs, Arnold Clark will feature in on- and off-course branding and at promotions around the country. They will be the only vehicle rental company that will be promoted by the Solheim Cup travel partners, with special deals arranged for all spectators and visitors to the event.
In keeping with the spirit of The 2019 Solheim Cup, where legacy is high on the agenda, and as a gesture of support to Scottish Golf, Arnold Clark has committed to provide an events van to support national amateur championships and events throughout Scotland over the next three years, providing invaluable support to grassroots competitions at all levels.
Paul Bush OBE, Director of Events at VisitScotland said: “We are delighted to welcome Arnold Clark on board as an official sponsor for The 2019 Solheim Cup. As one of Scotland’s most successful and recognisable companies, Arnold Clark will play a key role in helping us to realise our ambitions to deliver the best Solheim Cup to date.”
Since its launch in 1954, Arnold Clark Automobiles has grown to become Europe’s largest independently owned car retailer, selling 280,000 vehicles per year and generating an annual turnover of over £3 billion.
David Cooper, Managing Director of Arnold Clark Finance commented: “We are very proud to announce this association with one of the biggest events in golf. The 2019 Solheim Cup has themes of innovation, equality and experience, which match up perfectly with our corporate ambitions and brand objectives, and we look forward to being part of this exciting journey.”
The Scottish Government’s Sport Minister Aileen Campbell said: “The 2019 Solheim Cup will be a fantastic tournament and another great opportunity to promote Scotland on a world stage and inspire more women and girls to get involved in sport. Major sporting events wouldn’t be possible without the support of a range of commercial sponsors and Arnold Clark will play a key role in making this a must watch, must attend event.”
Ross Hallett, IMG Tournament Director said: “We are delighted to welcome Arnold Clark as a partner for the 2019 Solheim Cup and believe their contribution, in terms of their excellent products and world-class service, will play a vital role in helping us realise our ambition of delivering the best Solheim Cup to date.”