Schüco Open 2011: Two Days of World-class Golf

By Schueco International Kg, PRNE
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

BIELEFELD, Germany, June 16, 2011 -

- A Thrilling Format, a Singular Field of Starters: At the
Schüco Match Play on July 30, the Company’s Brand Ambassadors Will
Compete Against one Another in a Ryder Cup Manner

Good news for golf enthusiasts: The Schüco Open 2011, the
largest and best-manned invitation tournament in Germany, will now
begin on July 30 at 3:30 pm with Schüco Match Play. Twelve top
golfers, six teams, and nine holes in a four ball, best ball
playing format - Schüco will put golf fans in the mood for this
year’s Schüco Open on Sunday, July 31, with an extraordinary golf
highlight. Schüco brand ambassadors Martin Kaymer, Henrik Stenson,
Geoff Ogilvy, Bubba Watson, Ian Poulter, Dustin Johnson, Álvaro
Quirós, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Grégory Havret, Edoardo Molinari, and
Liang Wenchong will compete against one another in the first Schüco
Match Play at Golf Club Hubbelrath in Düsseldorf. Similar to the
Ryder Cup, the pro golfers will play against each other in national
teams. Germany’s top layer and World Number Three Martin Kaymer
will play together with Maximilian Kieffer. The 20-year-old Kieffer
is one of the most talented young German golfers and is
successfully active for Golf Club Hubbelrath.

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“With Schüco Match Play we have managed to extend the sporting
aspect of the Schüco Open, which is high to begin with, even
further. The tournament’s spectacular field of participants and the
exciting playing formats will offer spectators top-notch golf at a
world-class level for two days,” said Dirk U. Hindrichs, the
President and CEO of Schüco International KG. “We are convinced
that with this kind of top sport we can thrill many golf fans and
win over others. This will further increase the popularity of the
sport and of our brand ambassadors - and will advance Schüco
further as a brand.” For the third time in a row, golfers will tee
off on climate protection. For those who cannot watch the
tournament live, the TV channel sky will broadcast the event.

Suspenseful competition between

The first Schüco Match Play promises to be a true golf
highlight. Martin Kaymer and Maximilian Kieffer will compete
against Dustin Johnson, number nine in the world, and Bubba Watson,
the current world number twelve. The two Spaniards Álvaro Quirós
and Miguel Ángel Jiménez will play against Grégory Havret of France
and the Italian golfer Edoardo Molinari. Another European team will
consist of the recent British Volvo Match Play Championship winner
Ian Poulter and the Swede Henrik Stenson. Geoff Ogilvy, one of the
top players on the PGA Tour, and Liang Wenchong, the best Chinese
player, will form Team Oceania. Spectators will be admitted
starting at 2:00 pm on July 30. The golfers will tee off on tee 10
of Golf Club Hubbelrath’s well-known East Course. Tickets for
Schüco Match Play on Saturday are available as of immediately at href="">

You cant get any closer to a top golfer:
caddie for a Schüco brand ambassador

Those who want to see more world-class golf after the Schüco
Match Play should not miss the Schüco Open on Sunday. At Germany’s
most successful and best-manned invitation tournament, Schüco brand
ambassadors and other internationally successful pro and amateur
golfers will compete in Düsseldorf. Schüco is offering golf fans
the unique opportunity to caddie for a Schüco brand ambassador on
both days and experience a round of a top athlete at the golfer’s
bag. You can apply to be a caddie for a Schüco brand ambassador at
Further information on the Schüco Open, tickets, and more are
available at href="">

In addition, with exclusive VIP offers Schüco is giving visitors
the opportunity to meet the brand ambassadors away from the greens
and fairways on Players’ Night on July 30, an unforgettable gala
evening. In addition, Schüco is offering VIP Hospitality tickets,
enabling golf enthusiasts to be present when the coveted Schüco
Winner’s Cup is handed to the new champion. If you are interested,
send an e-mail to

Schüco - Green Technology for the Blue

That means clean energy from solar products and windows. And the
contribution that Schüco makes to the environment with pioneering
building envelopes. To be more precise, with
Energy[3]: Saving Energy -
Generating Energy - Networking Energy. Window and façade systems
not only save energy due to optimum thermal insulation, they also
generate energy thanks to efficient solar solutions. This creates
an excess of energy which can be used by means of intelligent
networking. For building functions, as well as for everyday life.
The result is a significant step towards energy self-sufficiency.
Towards the sustainable conservation of natural resources. And for
a secure future. With 5250 employees and 12,000 partner companies,
Schüco is active in 78 countries worldwide and achieved turnover of
2.38 billion euros in 2010.

Marketing contact: Schüco International KG
Tanja Brinks
Marketing Director
Karolinenstr. 1-15
D-33609 Bielefeld
Tel.:   +49-521-783-425
Fax:   +49-521-783-182


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