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Shannon Group Partners With KPMG Women's Irish Open

By Dave Simpson
Shannon Group Partners With KPMG Women's Irish Open

Shannon Airport operator Shannon Group has announced its official partnership, under its Shannon Airport brand, with the KPMG Women's Irish Open.


The tournament will take place on Dromoland Castle's 450-acre estate from 22-25 September.

Top golfers from across Europe will descend upon Co. Clare for the return of the Ladies European Tour (LET) event, for the first time in Ireland since 2012.

The premiere event will see 126 of professionals on the Ladies European Tour and Irish amateurs take to the 18-hole championship course, including selected star players from the LPGA Money List.

Statement By Shannon Group CEO

Shannon Group CEO Mary Considine said, "We are delighted to become an official partner of the KPMG Women's Irish Open, which is being held on our doorstep, at the acclaimed Dromoland Castle, providing an opportunity to highlight the fantastic golfing talent we have here in this country and promote Shannon Airport to a world-wide TV audience.


"This event will bring a welcome boost to tourism in the region, along with significant Irish and international media coverage. We look forward to welcoming players and golf enthusiasts to the airport. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the calibre of golf courses here to overseas visitors and put Ireland top of mind as a premiere golfing destination."

Additional Information

The announcement follows another golfing event for the region after over 30 private jets carrying some of the world's golfers landed at Shannon Airport to participate in the JP McManus Pro-Am in Adare Manor last month.

To celebrate Shannon Airport's official partnership with the KPMG Women's Irish Open, the airport will be launching a ticket giveaway for the tournament on the official Shannon Airport social media channels.

Entries can be made via @shannonaiport on Instagram and on Shannon Airport's Facebook page.

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