The AIG Ladies Cups and Shields National Finals return to Knightsbrook Hotel and Golf Resort this week from September 25 – 28.
For the fifth consecutive year, AIG sponsor the Ladies Cups and Shields with General Manager of AIG Ireland, Declan O’Rourke thrilled to see the affiliation go from strength to strength.
“AIG Insurance is delighted to once again be title sponsor of the AIG Ladies Cups and Shields,” said O’Rourke.
“This is a competition that will see some of the most talented golfers in Ireland take to the course at Knightsbrook in the hope of taking home a national pennant and some silverware. We would like to wish the players the very best of luck in their respective competitions.”
AIG’s backing is of extreme importance to the growth of the women’s game with the company also an official sponsor of the 20×20 Campaign and a passionate supporter of women in sport as a whole. The company recently launched its #EffortIsEqual campaign across its many sponsor-partners to promote gender parity.
This week, thirty teams will compete across six events before the National Finals conclude on Saturday. Players compete as a pair in the Senior and Junior Foursomes while individuals match-up in the Junior, Intermediate, Minor and Challenge Cups.
Brigid McCaw, President of the ILGU said: ‘I congratulate all 30 teams on reaching the last stages of this year’s tournament and wish all players good golf and enjoyable matches throughout the week.’
The Finals line-up:
AIG Junior Foursomes Finalists: Newlands, Portumna, Castlereagh Hills, Mullingar, Dromoland
AIG Senior Foursomes Finalists: Limerick, Roscommon, Courtown, Woodbrook, Massereene
AIG Junior Cup Finalists: Castlebar, Newlands, Limerick, Enniscorthy, Co. Armagh
AIG Intermediate Cup Finalists: Corrstown, Mullingar, Monkstown, Castlerock, Loughrea
AIG Minor Cup Finalists: New Forest, Royal Belfast, Castlebar, Tralee, Kilmashogue
AIG Challenge Cup Finalists: Moyola Park, East Cork, Rathcore, Co. Sligo, Tulfarris