The KPMG Women’s Irish Open, which tees up a week prior to the Horizon Irish Open and will once again draw Europe’s leading professional female golfers to battle it out for a total prize fund of €400,000, has just announced a new partnership with men’s event title sponsor Horizon Therapeutics.
“We are delighted to announce our partnership with the KPMG Women’s Irish Open, which further strengthens our commitment to golf in Ireland and globally. Ensuring a positive impact on the communities in which we operate and building the highest performing diverse teams is core to how we operate at Horizon, and we believe this partnership underlines these values,” said Tim Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Horizon.
“Our existing work with partners like Pádraig Harrington, Shane Lowry, Seamus Power and Brendan Lawlor, alongside our title sponsorship of the Horizon Irish Open, means that this partnership is a natural next step in our support for the game. As a company we are dedicated to ensuring excellence in all that we do so it has been fantastic to see so many high calibre players announced for the tournament already. We are really looking forward to what will be a week of incredible golf.”
Horizon is a global biotechnology company headquartered in Dublin dedicated to the development of groundbreaking medicines targeting rare, autoimmune, and severe inflammatory diseases. Driven by the belief that science and compassion should work together to bring about transformative changes in people’s lives, Horizon strives to make a positive impact int the communities in which it operates.
Tournament Director and CEO of Forefront Sports, Cian Branagan said “I’m thrilled that Horizon have partnered with the 2023 KPMG Women’s Irish Open this year at Dromoland Castle. For years, Horizon have demonstrated their enthusiastic support for golf in Ireland, most notably by being the title sponsor of the Men’s Horizon Irish Open and now, showcasing their support of women’s golf, by joining forces with the KPMG Women’s Irish Open.”
Mark Nolan, Managing Director of Dromoland Castle commented, “We are honoured to welcome Horizon as a proud sponsor of the KPMG Women’s Irish Open at Dromoland Castle. This partnership signifies an important milestone in our journey towards promoting equality and diversity in golf. With Horizon’s support, we will amplify the visibility of women’s golf, encourage participation, and pave the way for a more inclusive future in the sport.
We look forward to a phenomenal tournament ahead.”
To secure your tickets and keep up to date with the latest player announcements for the KPMG Women’s Irish Open, please visit www.kpmgwomensirishopen.ie. You can also follow the tournament via social media by following @kpmgwomensopen on Instagram & Facebook and @womensirishopen on Twitter and TikTok.