AIG has announced its commitment to women’s golf and the AIG Women’s Open will continue long into the future, after extending its title partnership of the AIG Women’s Open by two years to 2025.
The announcement comes alongside a rebranding of the Championship, as The R&A and AIG are delighted to announce the event shall now be known as the AIG Women’s Open, with the accompanying website at www.aigwomensopen.com.
“For over 40 years, this iconic championship has provided a global stage to showcase world-class women’s golf” said Peter Zaffino, President & Global Chief Operating Officer at AIG.
“AIG proudly stands as allies with these accomplished players, and with women in business and society. In the face of challenging global circumstances, we are pleased that our increased support of the AIG Women’s Open will enable these dedicated professionals to compete and break down barriers that will provide a lasting example for future generations.”
After announcing that this year's AIG Women’s Open will go ahead from 20-23 August at Royal Troon, The R&A and AIG are excited about the changing face of golf. The brand of the AIG Women’s Open exemplifies the continued progress of the sport and the determination to accelerate it.
Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of The R&A said, “The R&A and AIG share a long-term vision for the AIG Women’s Open. We are fortunate to have such a committed partner in supporting women’s golf.
“Together with AIG, we are determined to accelerate the progress we have made in women’s golf. The AIG Women’s Open is the perfect showcase for these highly skilled athletes to demonstrate how good they are and inspire more girls and women to take up golf.
Georgia Hall, the champion in 2018, commented, “I am so grateful that AIG has continued to support women’s golf, particularly in the face of a pandemic. It shows their dedication and support of us as athletes which we greatly appreciate.”