Harris Tweed reveals Ryder Cup collection

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Harris Tweed Hebrides has launched the official Ryder Cup Harris Tweed collection at The Gleneagles Hotel.

The Harris Tweed apparel is a stylish 25 piece collection that includes classic men’s and ladies’ hacking jackets, plus fours, flat caps, Boston style traveler bags and a selection of accessories including wallets and a hipflask.

That’s all your golfing essentials covered then.

The award-winning company, based at Shawbost in the Isle of Lewis, has partnered with esteemed Edinburgh-based retailer Walker Slater to produce a limited edition range of products that will be sold online at Rydercup.com, as well as at selected outlets including Walker Slater on Victoria Street in Edinburgh.
"a stunning herringbone design with a colour spectrum of cobalt to aquamarine.”

Harris Tweed Hebrides’ creative director Mark Hogarth said: “Our team was set the challenge of creating a tweed that complements the Ryder Cup livery and official tartan but that also represents the unique blues of the Hebrides.

“Ken Kennedy, our head of pattern design, has created a stunning herringbone design with a colour spectrum of cobalt to aquamarine.”

there you have it, If you're tired of the usal golfing clobber, slip on a pair of plus fours, your flat cap, and away you go.
"the Ryder Cup Harris Tweed will be worn by the players of the future."

The tweed will also be cut into the uniform for the Junior Ryder Cup team who will play a curtain-raiser to the main event which starts on September 23rd at Gleneagles - no need for your under armour then guys.

Richard Hills, Europe’s Ryder Cup Director, added: “We are delighted to see this impressive collection come to fruition. The Ryder Cup Harris Tweed is an exquisite design and yet another example of the highly skilled craftsmanship to come out of Scotland.

“Favoured by great players in the past, we are pleased that this year, the Ryder Cup Harris Tweed will be worn by the players of the future.

Check out the full range of Harris Tweed Ryder Cup gear below.

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