Turfgrass Consultancy, the specialist golf course project management and agronomy firm, has announced its appointment as the official supplier of agronomy to The 2015 Solheim Cup which will be hosted at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot near Heidelberg, Germany.
The selection marks the continuation of the company’s relationship with the Ladies European Tour which dates back to The 2007 Solheim Cup, Halmstad, Sweden and The 2011 Solheim Cup, Killeen Castle, Ireland where they fulfilled the same role.
“We are proud to have been chosen as agronomists to The 2015 Solheim Cup” said Turfgrass Consultancy Managing Director John Clarkin. “Our relationship with the Ladies European Tour is one we cherish. We strive to achieve the very best playing surfaces for our clients and this agreement will see Turfgrass Consultancy work closely with Golf Club St. Leon-Rot and the Ladies European Tour to support the planning and delivery of this most prestigious event”.
The highlight of the 2015 professional ladies golfing calendar, The Solheim Cup will bring together the twelve best selected golfers from both Europe and the United States to compete for the illustrious trophy at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot in Germany from September 18th-20th, 2015.
Mark Casey, Director of Operations and The Solheim Cup at the Ladies European Tour said “The Solheim Cup will benefit significantly from the expertise and experience provided by the team at Turfgrass Consultancy. Their commitment to excellence reflects our own and we very much look forward to continuing our close professional working relationship”
The 2015 Solheim Cup will be played on the “St. Leon” championship course under the close supervision of Golf Club St. Leon-Rot Head Greenkeeper, Klaus Peter Sauer, who said “We are delighted to have such a qualified partner as Turfgrass Consultancy supporting us in our goal to achieve the finest course conditions for The 2015 Solheim Cup. Their talent and understanding of player expectations will be hugely valuable to our team”.
About Turfgrass Consultancy
Established in 1997, Turfgrass Consultancy Ltd. is a leading golf course development company specialising in project management and agronomy. The company’s agronomic team, headed by Julian Mooney, is supported by a network of specialists serving clients in Europe, North and South America and The Caribbean. The golf course development team provides expertise in site feasibility, construction management and course maintenance. For more information, please visit www.turfgrass.ie or call +353 1 2810331.
About The Solheim Cup
The Solheim Cup combines the tradition and prestige of the game of golf with passion for one’s country. This biennial, trans-Atlantic team match-play competition features the best U.S.-born players from the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour and the best European members from the Ladies European Tour (LET). Held every two years, the event has grown into the most prestigious international women’s professional golf team event. The Solheim Cup is the most highly coveted trophy in women’s professional golf team competition. The Solheim Cup is on the web at www.solheimcup.com
About Golf Club St. Leon-Rot
Golf Club St. Leon-Rot, founded in 1996 by president Mr. Dietmar Hopp, has two 18-hole championship courses, an ultra-modern lounge fitting, best practice facilities and an indoor short game center with practice options of more than 1,700 square meters. The club has hosted the Deutsche Bank SAP Open four times. The event, a professional tournament on the PGA European Tour, was played at St. Leon in 1999, 2001, 2002 and 2004.
WICKLOW, IRELAND (October 10th 2013)