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Amundi is delighted to become the premium partner of the Irish Women’s Open, taking place at Dromoland Castle, 22nd to 25th September 2022.
This partnership is another step in Amundi’s long-term commitment to women’s golf, which already includes the title sponsorship of the women’s major, The Amundi Evian Championship, in Evian, France, and the Amundi Women Talent Programme.
The Irish Women’s Open
As Europe’s largest asset Manager1, Amundi is delighted to become the premium partner of the KPMG Women's Irish Open . The tournament, which will take place on Dromoland’s 450-acre estate's 18-hole Championship Course, marks the return of the Ladies European Tour to the Republic of Ireland, after a ten year absence, and is supported by the Irish Government and Clare County Council.
This partnership is another step in Amundi's long-term commitment to women's golf . In 2021 Amundi became the title sponsor of the women's golf major in Evian, France “The Amundi Evian Championship”. It took its commitment one step further in 2022 with several new developments, including the relaunch of a LET women’s tournament in Germany as well as the creation of two new teams of up-and-coming female players in the U.S. and in Asia following the launch of the Europe Amundi Team last year. With the support of its Women Talent programme, the creation of these teams aims to foster opportunities for women golfers in order to help them emerge on the international golf scene, in keeping with Amundi’s strong belief in equal opportunities.
Commenting on the partnership, David Harte, Chief Executive Officer of Amundi Ireland, said:
“We are proud be the exclusive asset management partner of the KPMG Women’s Irish Open. The partnership is another important step in Amundi’s long-term commitment to women’s golf, in keeping with our convictions about diversity and equality. Professional golf in Ireland is at an all-time high at the moment, so the return of this Ladies European Tour event is timely and we are delighted to be a part of it. I look forward to watching the four talented players from our Europe Amundi Team competing on Irish soil for the first time and wish them, and all the other players, the best of luck.”
Four players from the Europe Amundi Team will compete in the KMPG Women’s Irish Open: Camille Chevalier, Lucie Malchirand, Karolin Lampert and Luna Sobron Galmes.
1IPE “Top 500 Asset Managers” published in June 2022 and based on AuM as of end December 2021
The Amundi Women Talent Programme
Equal opportunities is part of Amundi's core values. For this reasons, we launched the Amundi Women Talent Programme.
Through the programme, Amundi supports talented golfers across Europe, Asia and the US, enabling them to reach their full potential on the international golf scene.
The programme sponsors players over a period of time by offering them sporting opportunities and visibility beyond a simple financial contribution.
Irish Women's Open - The Europe Amundi Team
Camille Chevalier, France
Camille has played on the Ladies European Tour since January 2017, when she was named Rookie of the Year and won the Hero Women's Indian Open.
She played golf at Indiana University in Bloomington.
Karolin Lampert, Germany
Karolin was German Girls Champion in 2011 and 2012 and won the 2012 Spanish International Ladies Amateur Championship. She was runner up at the South African Women's Open in 2018.
Lucie Malchirand, France
In 2021, Lucie won the Ladies Italian Open as an 18-year-old amateur. She played for Europe in the 2019 Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles and was part of the winning Junior Vagliano Trophy team in 2019. She made her major debut at the 2020 U.S. Women's Open.
Luna Sobron Galmes, Spain
Luna won the 2014 European Ladies Amateur Championship and plays on the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour. In 2020, she won the Santander Golf Tour Lerma. She graduated from Camilo Jose Cela University in Spain.
Amundi Evian Championship
The world elite in women's golf meets every year for the Amundi Evian Championship at the French Evian Golf Resort on Lake Geneva. The only major tournament in women's golf played in continental Europe is considered one of the highlights of the season. The event impresses with its unique atmosphere and high-class sport.
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