Allianz has announced its sponsorship of Irish golfers, and recent Duke University graduates, Leona and Lisa Maguire as they begin their professional golfing careers as they go on to represent Ireland on the world stage for the first time at the ShopRite LGPA Classic.
The Maguire sisters join a stellar line up of Allianz brand ambassadors including; former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley, Paralympic athletes Jason Smyth, Ellen Keane and Michael McKillop and world record runner Sinead Kane.
Allianz’ support of sport in Ireland also includes Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues, Allianz Cumann na mBunscol and the Allianz World Para European Swimming Championships.
Sean McGrath, Allianz Ireland CEO, said:
“We are delighted to support Leona and Lisa as they begin their much anticipated professional golfing careers. Allianz exists to facilitate people to live their lives to the fullest, who knows what the future holds for Lisa and Leona but we are delighted to play a role in the next chapter of their promising careers.”
Leona Maguire said:
“I’m thrilled to be officially announced as an Allianz ambassador and to follow in the footsteps of Paul McGinley who also wore the Allianz logo as he started his illustrious career.”
Lisa Maguire commented:
“I can’t thank Allianz enough for their support and I am looking forward to working with them as I start my career in professional golf.”