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John Deere Announces Partnership For The 2015 Solheim Cup

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MANNHEIM, Germany, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- John Deere will be the official supplier of golf course machinery for The 2015 Solheim Cup, the highlight of the 2015 female golf sporting calendar in Germany. The 12 best selected female golf players from both Europe and the United States join together to compete for the prestigious Solheim Cup at St. Leon-Rot Golf Club in Germany from September 18 th-20 th, 2015.

Through the agreement with the Ladies European Tour (LET) and St. Leon-Rot Golf Club, the 2015 Solheim Cup will be supported by John Deere machinery and services through the company's European dealer network.

"The Ladies European Tour is pleased to extend its relationship with John Deere, which has been an excellent partner during the past 6 years. Our experiences working with them during the 2011 Solheim Cup in Ireland have driven us to want to partner with them again," said Mark Casey, Director of Operations for the LET and Director of The Solheim Cup.

"We know the enduring strength of the John Deere brand is based on the quality of its products and customer service by experience, therefore we are delighted to have John Deere as a strong partner on board," said Eicko Schulz-Hanssen, General Manager of St. Leon-Rot Golf Club and Promoter of the 2015 Solheim Cup.

Karsten Biber, Deere & Company's manager of sales and marketing for turf products in Europe, said, "We are very pleased to add The 2015 Solheim Cup and the 2015 PING Junior Solheim Cup to what has already been a fruitful relationship with the Ladies European Tour. Particularly because the 2015 Cup will take place at the St. Leon-Rot Golf Club, close to Deere & Company's European headquarters in Mannheim, Germany and the German sales branch."

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 St. Leon-Rot Golf Club

The St. Leon-Rot Golf Club, 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.



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