Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / 2014 European Ryder Cup team to don ProQuip weatherwear

2014 European Ryder Cup team to don ProQuip weatherwear

09
Aug '12
Quieter: While fabric technology was allowing manufacturers to make lighter weight waterproofs, featuring laminated waterproof-breathable membranes, most were stiff and noisy and, according to some Tour professionals who preferred not to wear them, were a bit like 'wearing a crisp packet.' ProQuip set about creating a 'virtually silent' waterproof for The 2006 European Ryder Cup Team at The K Club, and the result was Silk Touch - the lightest and quietest golf rain suit ever produced. More like soft parachute silk than a crisp packet.

Stretchable: As top professional golfers became more athletic, so the cut, drape and playing characteristics of performance fabrics had to evolve. For Colin Montgomerie's European Ryder Cup Team at the Celtic Manor Resort in 2010, ProQuip developed an all over two-way stretch fabric that was easy to swing in, as well as being extraordinarily waterproof and breathable, which was just as well given the weather in Wales.

In unprecedented scenes on day one, Team USA ditched their waterproof suits during a rain delay and purchased ProQuip rain suits featuring the innovative stretch fabric, a version of which is available today as the TourFlex 360 suit. Team Europe, whose players remained dry and comfortable throughout, won.

Ultra-breathable: With lightweight, softness and quietness built-in as standard, the fabric technology developed for The 2012 European Ryder Cup Team features new levels of extreme, sustained breathability, enabling the jacket to be worn in comfort for 36 holes - essential when you are playing in the Windy City of Chicago in autumn. All golfers can benefit from this technology from September 2012, when ProQuip's Trophy Suit is launched.

ProQuip


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 18th Sep 2020

Uncertainty high, economic recovery strength varies: OECD

With the pandemic continuing to threaten jobs, businesses, health and ...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Sep 2020

Cambodian garment sector may be hit by CLMV exports slump

The pandemic will significantly affect the exports of Cambodia, Laos, ...

Pic: New Look

Retail | On 18th Sep 2020

New Look creditors approve company voluntary arrangement

The company voluntary arrangement proposal of New Look Retail...

Interviews View All

Pinkesh Jain, Everflow Petrofils Ltd

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

C Kamatchisundaram, Voltas

C Kamatchisundaram
Voltas

ITME is an occasion not only to receive new leads but also to work on...

Jurgen Gauger, Spreadshirt

Jurgen Gauger
Spreadshirt

‘Buying crowdsourced or creative designs are much more appealing to the...

Shyam Gupta & Ravi Gupta,

Shyam Gupta & Ravi Gupta

Based out of South Delhi, Gargee Designer's provides bespoke formal and...

Tolga Ozkurt,

Tolga Ozkurt

Çalik Denim is among the world's top 10 premium denim manufacturers...

Vikram Saria,

Vikram Saria

Shanghai-based Aura Designs Ltd is a leading manufacturer of textile and...

Silke Brand-Kirsch, Schlegel und Partner GmbH

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner GmbH

<div>Schlegel und Partner is the market research and consultancy company...

Mr Hartmann Huth, Trevira GmbH

Mr Hartmann Huth
Trevira GmbH

Trevira GmbH is an innovative European manufacturer of high-value branded...

Shlomzion Chen, Seevix

Shlomzion Chen
Seevix

Seevix Material Sciences Ltd, which develops and manufactures synthetic...

Silvia Venturini Fendi, Fendi s.r.l

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Pranav Mishra, Huemn

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Joe Ikareth, Joe Ikareth

Joe Ikareth
Joe Ikareth

<b>Joe Ikareth</b> has a rock-solid fashion and textiles background, which ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


September 2020

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search