Local charities are being given the opportunity to benefit from fundraising activities at this year’s Genesis Scottish Open, by applying at et.golf/GSOCharityNomination
All eyes will be on Renaissance Club in North Berwick from July 7-10 as a host of the world’s best golfers gather for the global sporting event – which is co-sanctioned by the DP World Tour and PGA TOUR.
Scotland’s national open – a Rolex Series event - has been hosted in East Lothian since 2018, and at Renaissance Club since 2019, and aims to have a positive impact on the local community outwith the annual week of stellar golfing action.
This year, charities are being invited to tell the tournament organisers and partners about the work they do, as the Genesis Scottish Open strives to benefit a range of local causes.
Rory Colville, Championship Director of the Genesis Scottish Open, said: “Each year charities are selected to benefit from fundraising activities at and around the Genesis Scottish Open. This is shaping up to be one of the biggest and most exciting editions of Scotland’s national open, and to celebrate that we want to encourage charities in East Lothian to come forward and help us to reach different areas of the community.
“We want to hear from charities that benefit the local area in all different ways, whether that is supporting young people, community groups, the environment, or anything else that may be important to the people and places around East Lothian.”
The European Tour Group, The Renaissance Foundation, set up by the owners of the Renaissance Club, and title partner Genesis will organise and contribute to fundraising activities throughout the tournament week, with the total to be split between the charities selected through the nomination process.
The Genesis Scottish Open will be co-sanctioned by the DP World Tour and PGA TOUR for the first time as part of an historic Strategic Alliance when it returns to The Renaissance Club for the fourth consecutive year in July.
If you represent a charity in the East Lothian area and would like your organisation to be considered as one of the charities who will benefit from this global sporting event please submit details by Wednesday June 29,, 2022 at et.golf/GSOCharityNomination
‘Golf for Good’ is the umbrella name for the European Tour group’s commitment to Driving Golf Further in an environmentally and socially sustainable way, ensuring we have a positive long-term impact on the courses, countries and the communities we visit.
Through our competition brands, the DP World Tour, Challenge Tour, Legends Tour and the Ryder Cup, we pledge to operate responsibly, collaborating with our host venues, partners, promoters, broadcasters and fans in the following areas:
- ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSBILITY: through our Green Drive initiative, we are working towards achieving climate neutrality when staging our tournaments around the world.
- INCLUSIVITY: we support and promote diversity and inclusion, showcasing golf as a sport that can be played and enjoyed by everyone. This includes our financial and operational support of the G4D Tour (Golf for the Disabled) and our continued collaboration with the women’s game, by creating innovative, mixed tournaments.
- ENRICHING COMMUNITIES: _we aim to leave a lasting legacy in the communities we visit, through our charitable initiatives, our support of grassroots golf and by promoting the many health benefits of golf. _