KLM introduced in June 2021 that it might cease as the principle sponsor of the occasion and wish to play a smaller function. The airline was then in the course of the corona disaster and had subsequently obtained assist from the federal government. Persevering with the sponsorship contract was not an apparent possibility on the time.
The airline has an extended historical past with the biggest golf occasion within the Netherlands. As early as 1981 she linked her identify to what was then referred to as the KLM Dutch Open. It stored that identify till 1990. In 2004, the corporate turned the principle sponsor and the match was referred to as the KLM Open.
This 12 months the 103rd version of the Dutch golf match shall be held.