This week, Team Europe face off against Team USA as battle for the 2017 Solheim Cup is joined at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club, Iowa.
As the competition hots up, both teams will be joined inside the ropes by Skechers Performance thanks to the footwear brand's Official Footwear Partnership with the Solheim Cup.
Skechers Managing Director for the UK & Ireland, Pete Youell, explains:
We are honoured to be involved in the Solheim Cup. The partnership with the Ladies European Tour further solidifies Skechers GO GOLF’s growth in the golf market. We are proud to have our footwear worn by many of the elite players in women’s golf and we’re sure our innovative designs and unparalleled comfort will give the players the perfect base to play their best golf.
Team Europe, captained by legendary Swede Annika Sorenstam, will challenge Team USA to regain the famous trophy while Team USA, captained by Juli Inkster, will be looking for a repeat of their 2015 triumph.
For the event, Skechers has produced a limited edition women's Skechers GO GOLF Solheim Cup model and a selection of both Team Europe and Team USA members will wear the exclusive style, including 3-time LET Tour winner Florentyna Parker. Furthermore, caddies, coaches, and officials will be outfitted in Skechers Performance footwear.
Dae Ramirez, Events Director & European Solheim Cup Director, commented on the partnership:
We are delighted to join with Skechers Performance as our Official Footwear Partner for the 2017 European Solheim Cup team. The styling, performance and comfort the brand offers made the selection process an easy one.
Skechers GO GOLF footwear offers both teams maximum performance on the course, as well as out of the box comfort off the course.