KPMG has renewed its global sponsorship agreement with British Masters champion Paul Dunne
“Paul Dunne has shown exceptional golfing ability in his career to date and our passion for investing in young Irish talent is reflected in our continued support of Paul," said Shaun Murphy, Managing Partner of KPMG in Ireland.
"We look forward to our ongoing partnership and we wish Paul our very best for 2018 and in the years ahead.”
Welcoming the sponsorship renewal as he gears up to play in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, Dunne said: “I’m delighted to continue my great relationship with KPMG as I compete internationally on the European and PGA TOURs.
"It is an honour to be a KPMG ambassador and I look forward to being part of #TeamKPMG alongside my fellow KPMG ambassadors Phil Mickelson, Maverick McNealy, Stacy Lewis, Mariah Stackhouse, and Olafia Kristinsdóttir.”
Dunne will continue his 2018 season in Abu Dhabi this week having played on the winning European side that retained the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia last week.
While he ended the week without winning a point, he should be competitive for his first tournament start of the year when he tees it up with South Africa's Dylan Frittelli and Andrew Johnston in the first two rounds.
Rory McIlroy goes off the 10th early in the day with world No 1 Dustin Johnson and European No 1 Tommy Fleetwood at 3.40am Irish time with Graeme McDowell two groups behind him alongside Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat and former US Amateur champion Bryson DeChambeau.