For the first time, Skechers has been named the official shoe supplier to both 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.
Solheim Cup, Skechers
“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 women players for the 2017 and 2019 tournaments, we are looking forward to seeing the Americans wear 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’re excited to expand our previous partnership with Skechers as they become the official shoe partner for the entire Solheim Cup in 2021,” said Becky Newell, Solheim Cup Tournament Director. “We know the styling, performance and comfort of Skechers game are perfect for our players and the coaches on both sides of the competition”.
European Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew 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 very pleased that our team will be working with the brand for the third time. “
United States Solheim Cup captain Pat Hurst said: “I know that two years ago European women had success with Skechers by their side. Now, in my first year as captain with Skechers by our side, I hope 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.