LUXURY CAR BRAND GENESIS ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL AUTOMOBILE SPONSOR OF THE PRESIDENTS CUP

PONTE VERDA BEACH, Fla. and INCHEON, Korea, Oct. 13, 2021  The Presidents Cup today announced Genesis as the Official Automobile Sponsor of the 2022, 2024 and 2026 events, to be held at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina; The Royal Montreal Golf Club in Montreal, Québec, Canada; and Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois, respectively. 


As the Official Automobile Sponsor of the Presidents Cup, Genesis will provide tournament vehicles for the teams, staff and volunteers, with display vehicles being placed throughout the host property. 


“Genesis has shown a strong commitment to the sport of golf with a history of tournament sponsorships, including The Genesis Invitational (since 2017), as well as other renowned PGA TOUR events such as THE CJ CUP, the 2019 Presidents Cup, and most recently, the Genesis Scottish Open, which will now be co-sanctioned by the PGA TOUR and European Tour for the first time as a part of a strategic alliance between the two Tours,” said PGA TOUR Senior Vice President, International, Christian Hardy. “Through these partnerships, Genesis continues its commitment to showcasing unique brand experiences while allowing the PGA TOUR to take a significant step in the global growth of our sport.” 


Genesis also runs the Korean PGA’s Genesis Championship, which concluded on Sunday with Jae Kyung Lee earning the win with a 14-under 274 total. With the victory, Lee is automatically eligible to compete in The Genesis Invitational and Genesis Scottish Open in 2022. 


“As the Official Automobile Sponsor of the Presidents Cup, we are pleased to provide players with Genesis vehicles to use during the tournament,” said Global Head of Genesis Brand Jay Chang. “Genesis will offer the best mobility experiences to players so they can focus on their game and deliver their best performances. Genesis will continue to grow through key partnerships like this one not only in Korea but also all over the world.” 


The 2022 Presidents Cup will be held September 20-25 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Quail Hollow Club will be the fifth golf course in the United States to host the Presidents Cup, dating back to the inception of the event in 1994. Quail Hollow has hosted the Wells Fargo Championship since 2003 and brought the PGA Championship to Charlotte in 2017. 


As host of the 2007 and 2024 Presidents Cups, The Royal Montreal Golf Club will become the second international venue to host the event more than once, joining The Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia, a three-time host. 


Medinah Country Club adds the Presidents Cup to an illustrious list of tournaments hosted at Course #3 that include the 2019 BMW Championship, 2012 Ryder Cup, two PGA Championships, three U.S. Opens and the 1988 U.S. Senior Open. 


In addition to the Official Automobile Sponsor announcement, Genesis unveiled the logo for the Genesis Scottish Open, to be held July 7-10, 2022. For the first time in 2022, the Genesis Scottish Open, which is part of the European Tour’s Rolex Series, will be co-sanctioned by the PGA TOUR and European Tour.