ProQuip, the preferred supplier to the 2012 European Ryder Cup Team, will supply exclusively-developed, high-performance rain suits to Jose Maria Olazabal’s men after a Chicago-based meteorologist advised to ‘prepare for the worst’.

The Ryder Cup – taking place from September 28-30 at Medinah Country Club – will be staged for the first time in the Windy City, and ProQuip are leaving nothing to chance.

Exclusive rain suits have already been designed and delivered to the European Ryder Cup team, enabling them to play their best, whatever the weather.

“The players had better hope for the best but prepare for the worst,” said Chicago Weather Centre Meteorologist Mike Janssen, who spoke to

“While September is usually one of our driest months, in the stretch from September 25-30 last year it was cloudy, cool and wet. The Chicago area saw rain each day with a six-day total of 2.52 inches of rain.”

During the 2010 Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor, The American team were forced to purchase rain suits from the ProQuip stand when their own equipment let them down.

“At Celtic Manor, out suits played a well publicised part in proceedings and gave the European Team an edge in the extreme conditions,” said Russell Brooks, ProQuip General Manager.

“We are leaving nothing to chance and have produced a suit featuring an exclusively developed, highly technical, lightweight fabric that is super-quiet and easy to swing in, enabling players to perform their best and stay dry and comfortable in all weathers.”

A limited number of replica team suits are available from the Official Ryder Cup online store, and golfers are also able to wear ProQuip’s new Trophy Suit, featuring the same high-performance fabric worn by Team Europe.

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