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Glenmuir & Sunderland Support St Andrews World Golf Forum

7.01am 13th May 2011 - Exhibitions & Conferences - This story was updated on Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Glenmuir and Sunderland, two of Europe’s foremost golf apparel companies, are to support the inaugural St Andrews World Golf Forum being held in Scotland from October 23-27.

The Lanark-based companies will supply delegates to the innovative and high-profile event with Sunderland ‘Tournament’ Weatherbeaters while organising staff will sport matching Glenmuir shirts and sweaters.

The St Andrews World Golf Forum, being hosted at The Scores Hotel, is a gathering of some of the most knowledgeable people in golf with the goal of creating a number of groundbreaking ideas to help develop the game and its courses on a global scale.

Keynote speakers include renowned course architect, Kyle Phillips, who will host a walking tour of Kingsbarns Golf Links for delegates; Darius Oliver, the world’s leading writer on golf course design and author of the hugely successful Planet Golf books; and Jack Peter, CEO of the World Golf Hall of Fame, St Augustine, Florida.

Announcing their support for the forum, Glenmuir managing director, Colin Mee, said: “St Andrews is the home of golf and there is no better location at which to stage the first forum.

“As proud Scottish golf brands, Glenmuir and Sunderland are delighted to be supporting this important event, which should be a dynamic environment in which leaders in golf can debate current issues affecting the sport and develop a roadmap for its successful future.”

Glenmuir, Preferred Supplier to the European Ryder Cup team for 23 years, has just unveiled its new Spring/Summer clothing collection with three new and modern colour schemes: Hot Summer; Tequila Sunrise; and Cool Waves.

Sunderland is one of the world’s best-known weatherwear brands and will launch several exciting new products later this year.

Active since 2010, St Andrews World Golf Forum is chaired by renowned golf developer, Richard Wax, and co-ordinated locally in St Andrews by Managing Director, Roger McStravick.

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