Thanks to Diamond Aircraft, six lucky players travelled in luxury and style directly from Wiener Neustadt in Austria to Hoylake in England on a private jet yesterday evening following the last putt at the at the UNIQA Ladies Open presented by Raiffeisen.
The LET players are seasoned travellers and will have appreciated the speed and comfort of flying directly to the season’s final major championship, the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Liverpool.
Melissa Reid, Caroline Masson, Carlota Ciganda, Linda Wessberg and Carly Booth will all enjoy the benefit phpaide.com of being able to get in some early practice at Hoylake, which is hosting the championship for the first time from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th September.
Diamond aircraft CEO Christian Dries, an accomplished pilot and entrepreneur, is also a keen golfer and a member of Golfclub Föhrenwald, which is hosting the UNIQA Ladies Open presented by Raiffeisen for the eighth successive year.
He plays golf at least twice a week at the club and has been connected with the tournament for some years, having organised a longest drive competition on the runway in Wiener Neustadt in 2006 and 2007.
“Golf is not only a perfect escape from the problems of everyday life, golf should also be fun and attract particular attention,” says Dries, who started his global business by building a single motor glider.
Diamond Aircraft is a family business and a global company that has built and sold over 4000 personal and business aircraft since 1991.