Skechers is the official supplier of team shoes for the Solheim Cup 2021

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Skechers is the official supplier of team shoes for the Solheim Cup 2021

Signature Skechers GO GOLF® shoe designs developed for both European and US teams

LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2021 – (BUSINESS WIRE) – For the first time, Skechers has been named the official shoe supplier to the European and US Solheim Cup teams for the 2021 tournament. The shoe company, known for creating award-winning golf shoes worn by top athletes like Brooke Henderson, has created exclusive Skechers GO GOLF Elite 3 ™ styles in unique colors for the US and European teams that are made available to the players – also with Skechers providing shoes for caddies and support staff – during the September event at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio.

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Skechers, Official Team Footwear Supplier of the Solheim Cup 2021, presents exclusive Skechers GO GOLF Elite 3 ™ and Skechers GO RUN Supersonic ™ styles in the team colors of the USA and Europe. (Photo: Business Wire)

“With the Solheim Cup returning to the US, it is a perfect time to expand our partnership with this traditional women’s golf event,” said Michael Greenberg, President of Skechers. “After equipping some of the best European players for the 2017 and 2019 tournaments, we are looking forward to seeing the Americans in Skechers GO GOLF again this year. This event is a perfect opportunity to reach out to fans on both sides of the Atlantic and demonstrate why golfers everywhere love the innovative performance and comfort of Skechers GO GOLF shoes. “

“We look forward to expanding our existing partnership with Skechers as they become the official shoe partner for the entire Solheim Cup in 2021,” said Solheim Cup Tournament Director Becky Newell. “We know that Skechers’ styling, performance and comfort are a perfect match for our players and coaches on both sides of the competition.”

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Catriona Matthew, European Solheim Cup captain, said: “When it comes to the game, Skechers GO GOLF provides shoes that give players the comfort players need for three days of competition at the Solheim Cup. I am delighted that our Team with the brand for the third time. “

United States Solheim Cup captain Pat Hurst said: “I know European women had success two years ago with Skechers by their side. Now, in my first year as a captain with Skechers by our side, I hope so we can take the trophy home with us. ” . “

In addition to pairs of shoes for the golfers, support staff and officials are equipped with Skechers GO RUN Supersonic ™ shoes in team colors, with caddies being equipped in a special waterproof version. This is the first time Skechers has supplied shoes to both teams after sponsoring the European team in 2017 and 2019. Skechers GO GOLF is known for its light, high-quality, stable and comfortable design and has made a name for itself in the golf category alongside the brand’s award-winning running, walking and training collections.

The list of elite golfers wearing Skechers GO GOLF on tour includes Brooke Henderson, Colin Montgomerie and Billy Andrade. Skechers GO GOLF is available in selected Skechers retail stores and on skechers.com as well as from selected retail partners, including dedicated golf pro shops.

About SKECHERS USA, Inc.

Skechers (NYSE: SKX), the southern California-based comfort technology company, designs, develops and markets a diverse line of lifestyle and performance shoes, apparel and accessories for men, women and children. The company’s collections are available direct to consumers in the United States and over 170 countries and territories through department stores and specialty stores, and through 3,989 retail stores and e-commerce websites owned by the company and third parties. The company manages its international business through a network of global sales partners, joint venture partners in Asia, Israel and Mexico, and wholly owned subsidiaries in Canada, Japan, India, Europe and Latin America. For more information, please visit about.skechers.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok.

About the Solheim Cup

The Solheim Cup combines the tradition and prestige of golf with a passion for one’s own country and the continent. This biennial international match play competition features the best US players on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour and the best European players on the Ladies European Tour (LET).

The Solheim Cup is named in honor of Karsten and Louise Solheim, the founders of the Karsten Manufacturing Corporation, which makes PING golf equipment. In 1990 the Solheim family developed the concept together with the LPGA and the LET and became the title sponsor of the Solheim Cup. Global partners of the Solheim Cup today are PING, Rolex and Marathon Petroleum.

The event, which takes place every two years, has developed into one of the most prestigious international women’s professional golf team events. The 2021 Solheim Cup will be held September 4-6 at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. In 2019 Team Europe won an exciting 14.5-13.5 victory that lasted until the last putt. Team USA travels to Ohio and leads Team Europe with 10-6 all-time in the Solheim Cup competition.

More information is available at www.SolheimCupUSA.com.

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contacts

UNITED STATES:
Jennifer Clay
jennc@skechers.com

EU / Great Britain:
Petra Kereem
petra.kereem@eu.skechers.com

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