Global Edition

Scottish Open returns to Renaissance Club with new title sponsor

3.05pm 2nd November 2021 - Sponsorship & Events

The Scottish Open, a Rolex Series event which is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and the PGA Tour, is to return to the Renaissance Club in East Lothian for the fourth consecutive year from July 7-10, 2022.

The tournament has a new title sponsor, South Korean car brand Genesis, while money won by players competing in the event will count on both the Race to Dubai and the FedExCup rankings.

The Genesis Scottish Open will be held a week ahead of The 150th Open Championship and it will retain that place in the schedule until at least 2025.

The tournament will also benefit from the continued commitment of the Scottish Government, managed by Visit Scotland – with the agreement also running through to 2025.

Keith Pelley, the European Tour’s Chief Executive, said: “The Renaissance Club is a magnificent venue for a Rolex Series event, situated in a simply stunning part of the world. It has been a terrific home for the Genesis Scottish Open since 2019 during which time we have been impressed by the commitment of Jerry Sarvadi and his team in providing a first-class experience for some of the world’s best golfers from the moment they arrive on site.

“We are therefore delighted to be returning to the Renaissance Club in 2022 – when the event is co-sanctioned with the PGA TOUR for the first time as part of our Strategic Alliance – whilst also continuing discussions about extending our stay beyond that.

“With three Major Championships being hosted in Scotland, including the 150th anniversary of The Open at St Andrews taking place the following week, the focus of the world will be on the country next summer. Alongside new title sponsor Genesis, Rolex and everyone at the Renaissance Club, we are grateful to Visit Scotland for their long-term support and vision for the Genesis Scottish Open.”

Jay Monahan, PGA TOUR Commissioner, said: “The Renaissance Club is a fitting home for a globally recognised event like the Genesis Scottish Open. While it is the first time the event and the venue will feature on the PGA TOUR’s schedule, our members who have played in previous years have spoken highly of it. We therefore look forward to visiting in 2022 as this historic tournament begins a new chapter as part of our Strategic Alliance with the European Tour and with Genesis – already a valued PGA TOUR partner – coming on board as title sponsor.”

Jerry Sarvadi, owner and CEO of The Renaissance Club, said: “The Renaissance Club is extremely excited to continue its ongoing relationship with the European Tour and delighted to commence a relationship with the PGA TOUR by hosting the 2022 Genesis Scottish Open. The first co-sanctioned European Tour and PGA TOUR event is truly historic, in the expansion around the world of the professional game of golf. We are expecting a world class field next July, one week prior to the 150th Open Championship at the Old Course in St Andrews.

“The ongoing venue discussions with the European Tour about hosting future tournaments will allow The Renaissance Club to continue its course improvement projects being incorporated by the Club’s architect, Tom Doak and Player Consultant, Pádraig Harrington. These efforts are an integral part of the Club’s desire to bring world class fields to the Genesis Scottish Open for years to come in the future.”

A limited number of launch price tickets will go on sale on November 4, with those who have pre-registered their interest for the Genesis Scottish Open getting an exclusive window with first access to purchase tickets. Visit ET.GOLF/ScotlandNews  to pre-register and visit ET.GOLF/gsoticketfaq to read our ticket FAQs.

The Renaissance Club’s Tom Doak-designed course
 /  /  /  /  /  /  /  / 

In related news... (GBN) is for the many thousands of people who work in the golf business all around the world.

We cover the full range of topics both on and off the course. We aim to supply essential information both quickly and accurately in a format which is easy to use. We are independent of all special interest groups.


Click here to sign up for our free twice weekly golf industry news summary

View the latest newsletter here