Ryder Cup Team supplier Glenmuir has boosted its sales team with the appointment of Paul Reed as UK Golf Sales Manager. Paul joins the Scottish golf and leisurewear company from Acushnet, and brings with him a wealth of golf industry experience.
Glenmuir have introduced new innovative boxed set merchandising to extend their in-store marketing. Customers can select their own choice of garments or choose from pre-selected sets. The clear polypropelene carrying cases and boxes are available in-store from November 2001.
Scotland's David Huish became the first man to successfully defend a title on this season's European Seniors Tour when he closed with a second successive six under par 64 and then scored a birdie three on the first extra hole to defeat Australia's David Good in a sudden-death play-off at the Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open at Bad Ragaz GC in Switzerland.
Mark James has signed up with Glenmuir once again and will continue to promote the Brand and the companies positioning At the Heart of the Game of Golf on the European Tour and through his work for the BBC. Everyone at Glenmuir wishes Mark, pictured here with Glenmuir’s Andy Bough, well on his return to the game after his recent illness.
Glenmuir have quite literally added a new vehicle to their range of marketing material supporting the Brand with the acquisition of a Smart Car from Smartad. Seen extensively for the first time at The Open and at Glenmuir's recent Sales Conference, the fresh , modern promotional car will be widely used by Glenmuir at Retail Promotions and tournaments on the lead up to the Ryder cup at The Belfry.
Simon Edwards (Carden Park, Cheshire) completed his domination of the Glenmuir Club Professional Championship when he toured the County Louth course in yet another sub-par score, 69 this time, for a winning aggregate of 275, 17 under par. The holder, Bob Cameron from Kent, ended his defence brilliantly with a closing 66, good enough to hoist him into runners-up position three shots behind.
On the 148-yard eighth hole at Ravensworth Golf club in Wrekenton on Tyneside brothers John and Eric Wilkinson achieved what bookmakers William Hill would describe as an occurrence with odds of a million to one!
It's a busy time at Glenmuir just now, with the 2001 Ryder Cup fast approaching, and the new Glenmuir European Team Collection now out in the marketplace. That didn't stop staff being able to take a little time out recently, to take part in the companies Ryder Cup Raffle. Glenmuir Managing Director Graham Hayward drew out 12 lucky winners, with two staff members winning a ticket for one of the six Ryder Cup days at the Belfry.
Finance Director David Cowan recently attended an Investors in People Awards Ceremony held by Scottish Enterprise Lanarkshire on May 23rd. During the 'Celebration of Success Event' at Crutherland House Hotel in East Kilbride David, on behalf of the Directors and staff of Glenmuir, committed the company to undertake the rigorous audits required to achieve IIP status.
Over many years Glenmuir has developed a close relationship with The Professional Golfers Association sponsoring both the PGA Cup team and the premier event in the club professional's diary, The Glenmuir Club Professional Championship. This is now the ninth year that Glenmuir have sponsored The Club Pro's which culminates in June at County Louth in Ireland.
The 2001 National Club Captains Cup sponsored by Glenmuir in association with Golf UK Tournaments is now well underway. 58 Gents Captains and 69 Ladies have been successful in their first two matches with the next round due to be completed by 10th June.
Sam Torrance,Glenmuir Ambassador and European Ryder Cup Team Captain officially launched The Glenmuir Ryder Cup Collection during The Benson & Hedges at The Belfry. Since 1987 , when The PGA asked Glenmuir to design and supply the clothing for the team that achieved that famous first victory on American soil at Muirfield Village, Glenmuir has supplied shirts and knitwear for successive European Teams, led by Tony Jacklin, Bernard Gallagher, Seve Ballesteros, Mark James and now Sam Torrance.
Official Ryder Cup Supplier Glenmuir has extended its comprehensive involvement in this year’s event with the launch of a range of Official Merchandise especially designed for lady golfers. Glenmuir has supplied clothing for successive European Teams and their wives and partners since 1987, and has already launched earlier this year its exclusive Ryder Cup 2001 European Team Collection.
Once again Glenmuir tees off its annual sponsorship of this important event on the tournament calendar with regional ties commencing this month. From April 18th the competition will progress across the United Kingdom in the next three months culminating in the Club Pro Final at County Louth in Ireland.