(ORLANDO, Fla.) – Dormie Workshop has been named “Official Headcover” of the 2024 Simpson Cup, the annual pinnacle event of On Course Foundation contested September 26-27 at Royal Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club in England.
The maker of premium, handcrafted leather products is supplying the wounded veterans from the U.S. and U.K Simpson Cup. teams with custom-made, handcrafted headcovers. The cool styling accentuating team colors is complemented by impermeable protection of golf clubs in the event Mother Nature douses the Ryder Cup-style matches with heavy rain.
Dormie Workshop will be recognized at the four-day event featuring two days of Ryder Cup-style matches between 13 golfers per team. The first day’s battle is better-ball match play with six points at stake and the second showcases 13 singles, straight match play with 13 points at stake. The first team to reach 10 points wins the Simpson Cup. The competition is flanked by emotional opening and closing ceremonies a la the Ryder Cup and Olympics.
Based in Nova Scotia, Canada, Dormie Workshop specializes in fashionable and classy leather products for the avid golfers, golf fans and beyond. It has become one of the most distinguished brands in the golf accessory space today.
“On Course Foundation and the Simpson Cup represent how remarkably powerful golf is as a tool for military veterans’ mental and physical recoveries,” says Todd Bishop, Co-Founder of Dormie Workshop. “We are proud each amazing team member will carry our products along their journeys.”
“It amazing when golf and non-golf companies impact military veterans’ rehabilitations and assimilations back into society,” says John Simpson, Founder and CEO of On Course Foundation and Simpson Cup namesake. “We are extremely grateful to Dormie Workshop for its contributions and the start of a long partnership.”
Dormie Workshop supports On Course Foundation teaching wounded, injured and sick Service men and women golf playing and golf business skills, harvesting their newfound confidence into golf-industry careers. The organization conducts free educational programs in 15 markets across America. Members are placed in golf-industry jobs with the likes of Dormie Network, Golf Pride, Invited, Landscapes Unlimited, Marriott Golf, TaylorMade Golf, Topgolf Callaway Brands, TPC Network and Troon, as well as at golf courses, country clubs and resorts coast to coast.
On Course Foundation / Simpson Cup sponsors include Apollo Wealth Management, Barclays, Charles Schwab, CSX, GB Group, Callaway and Clubessential. Countless individual donors to On Course Foundation also salute the military, the game of golf and vastly improving lives which otherwise would have spiraled downward.
More than 2,200 wounded veterans have benefitted from On Course Foundation learning programs in the U.S. and Europe.
About On Course Foundation
With offices in Orlando and London, On Course Foundation helps wounded, injured and sick military veterans use golf to facilitate their transitions back into society. Founded in 2010 by John Simpson – former business manager to Nick Faldo and 17 major tournament winners – the organization breathes new-found confidence into more than 2,200 members. Education focuses on myriad facets of embarking on a career in golf with part and full-time job placements at top golf companies, golf courses, clubs and resorts. Most members were first introduced to golf by On Course Foundation where they learned playing skills, overcoming lost limbs, mobility, mental acuity and other physical and psychological debilitations. On Course Foundation’s pinnacle event is the annual Simpson Cup that pits 13-person teams from the U.S. and U.K. against one another in Ryder Cup-style matches with many competitors amazingly carrying low, single-digit handicaps.