July 7, 2021Toyo Tires Renews Partnership with the AIG Women’s Open
For the third consecutive year, Japanese tire manufacturer Toyo Tires is partnering the AIG Women’s Open, a major golf championship, as an exclusive patron.
- This year’s championship will take place at Carnoustie Golf Links from August 19 to August 22.
The AIG Women’s Open is one of five major championships in women’s golf and is a major sporting event featuring the best female professional players from around the world.
The AIG Women’s Open is an annual championship held at World Class courses across the UK. Carnoustie is hosting the championship for the second time, having already been the host venue in 2011 when Yani Tseng won the title.
As a partner of the AIG Women’s Open, Toyo Tires was already on board in 2019 when it was played at Woburn in England and in 2020 at Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland. Toyo Tires will actively support this major sporting event on its website and social media channels.
About Toyo Tires
Toyo Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1945 in Osaka, Japan. In 1975, the manufacturer opened its European headquarters in Germany. In 2019, it changed its name to Toyo Tire Corporation to reflect its focus on manufacturing exceptional tires. The product range includes winter, summer and all-season tyres for motor vehicles as well as van tyres and special off-road products. Toyo Tire Corporation is the twelfth largest tyre manufacturer in the world.
About the AIG Women’s Open
First established in 1976 and now owned by The R&A, the AIG Women’s Open is one of five Major championships in women’s golf.
Each year 144 players compete for the championship trophy with the low amateur, who plays 72 holes, awarded the Smyth Salver.
The AIG Women’s Open will be played at Carnoustie Golf Links from 16-22 August 2021. Future venues will include Muirfield (2022), Walton Heath (2023), St Andrews (2024) and Royal Porthcawl (2025).
The Championship is the showpiece for The R&A’s commitment to growing women and girls’ golf via the Women in Golf Charter. The AIG Women’s Open aims to champion the changing face of women’s golf; to inspire, engage and provoke in order to challenge perceptions that will shape the future of the sport.
For more information, please visit aigwomensopen.com