Ryder Cup star extends FirstGroup deal

Ryder Cup winner Paul Lawrie has continued his sponsorship agreement with multinational transport company FirstGroup.

12 October 2012 Michael Long
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Ryder Cup winner Paul Lawrie has continued his sponsorship agreement with multinational transport company FirstGroup.

The Scottish golfer, who recently helped Europe to victory over the USA in the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah, will continue to serve as an ambassador for Aberdeen-headquartered FirstGroup for another year.

The company has sponsored 43-year-old Lawrie and his eponymous Junior Golf Foundation since 2007.

“I'm very grateful to FirstGroup for their continued support for me, both personally and through my foundation,” said Lawrie. “I have a long-standing relationship with them, as one of my early sponsors, and I am delighted to continue our association throughout 2013.”

FirstGroup marketing manager Avril Gill added: “Paul's contribution at the Ryder Cup was remarkable. As a company, we are very proud of his overall achievements. We have a long and successful relationship with him and, indeed, we named one of our coaches in Paul's honour earlier this year, following his victory at the Qatar Masters.”

Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

Paul Lawrie – FirstGroup