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Gleneagles has been unveiled as an official supporter of the Glasgow 2018 European Championship.

The world-renowned luxury hotel will create history by hosting the golf event at the inaugural multi-sport European Championship, which will take place over the Jack Nicklaus-designed PGA Centenary Course.

Gleneagles will be a magnificent setting

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Scottish Government minister of sport, Aileen Campbell MSP, was delighted with the announcement.

Gleneagles has staged many prestigious golf tournaments
through its history and was the home of what many regard as the best
Ryder Cup ever in 2014,” she said.

“In 2018, Gleneagles will be a magnificent setting for European
Championships and will see elite men and women golfers compete together
for the first time.”

The Championship promises to be a game-changing moment for the sport,
with male and female golfers set to compete together for the first

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It has been backed by the European Tour and Ladies European Tour and
will include a men’s and women event, along with a ground-breaking mixed

Bernard Murphy, Gleneagles’ managing director, added: “We’re proud to
be associated with what will be a ground-breaking moment in sporting
history and the event will build on Gleneagles’ long history of raising
the bar in golf and breaking cultural boundaries in sport.”

Leader of Glasgow City Council, Frank McAveety, said: “Glasgow is the
gateway to Scotland and partnerships such as this with Gleneagles will
help us bring one million more people to the city as part of Glasgow’s
Tourism and Visitor Plan to 2023.”

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