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AIG Women's Open Water Project

Tackling global plastic waste and working to mitigate climate change are pressing global imperatives for the whole world of sport. In 2021, the AIG Women’s Open is proud to partner with adidas’s End Plastic Waste Campaign, and Mastercard’s Priceless Planet Coalition, to use the Open Water Project at Carnoustie to make a world of difference.

Utilising solutions developed by Bluewater – the leading global innovator in drinking water solutions – we are delivering a pioneering new approach to supplying drinking water at a major event by using on-site Water Stations and BPA-free stainless steel refillable bottles.

By refilling your reusable water bottle, you can help end the pollution of our oceans with single-use plastic waste. By making a voluntary donation at on-site Water Stations or here, you can help restore the global forests in Earth’s most vulnerable geographies.

When it comes to protecting the future of our planet, we believe there is strength in numbers. Every person can make a positive difference.

Together we’re making a world of difference.


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Priceless Planet Coalition

Restoring 100 million trees by 2025 / Donate to Conservation International using Mastercard’s donation widget. Mastercard will match all donations. Start Something Priceless.

Mastercard will match donations made to Conservation International using the Mastercard donate widget or in-person donations at designated water stations up to One Hundred and Thirty Thousand Pounds. Ends 11:59pm CET on 22nd August 2021 or when total match is reached, whichever occurs first.

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End Plastic Waste / Plastic waste is a problem. Innovation is our solution. We are on a course to help end plastic waste.

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AIG WOmen's open water project

How can you help? / By refilling a reusable water bottle at a water station or purchasing a refillable water bottle, everyone can make a lasting contribution to the Priceless Planet Coalition’s vital reforestation projects.

Conservation International

Conservation International works to spotlight and secure the critical benefits that nature provides to humanity. Since their inception, they’ve helped to protect more than 6 million square kilometers (2.3 million square miles) of land and sea across more than 70 countries. Currently with offices in 29 countries and 2,000 partners worldwide, their reach is truly global.

World Resources Institute

WRI is a global research organization that spans more than 60 countries with offices in the United States, China, India, Brazil, Indonesia and more. Their more than 1,000 experts and staff work closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain our natural resources – the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being.

Social Competition T&Cs

Full Terms and Conditions

Water Project Social Competition

The promoter of this prize draw is R&A Championships Limited, a company incorporated in Scotland under company number SC247047 and having its registered office at Beach House, Golf Place, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JA ("The R&A").

The prize draw is open to all residents of the United Kingdom and Ireland aged 18 years or over, except employees of The R&A, their families, agents or any third party directly associated with administration of the prize draw.

You will be automatically entered into the prize draw when you: (1) Post an image using the hashtag #WorldOfDifference, and (2) tag @aigwomensopen in that image. The opening date for entries is 0:01am (BST) on 21 August 2021 and the closing date is 11.59pm (BST) on 23 August 2021.

There is a limit of one entry to the prize draw per person. Any person found to use multiple Instagram accounts to enter will be ineligible.

The R&A accepts no responsibility for any entries which are not completed for any reason, including technical interruption, fault or site failure.

One winner will be chosen by random draw supervised by an independent person on 24 August 2021 ("Draw Date").

The following prizes will be drawn:

  • Four-ball at Carnoustie Golf Links, the venue of the AIG Women's Open 2021. 
  • Full ‘head to toe’ Adidas kit including 1x polo, 1x layer, 1x trouser or shorts, 1x pair of shoes, 1x hat and 1x belt for each player in the four-ball.

The winner will be notified by Instagram direct message from the AIG Women’s Open Official Instagram account (@aigwomensopen) within 7 days of the Draw Date and instructed how to obtain their prize. If the winner does not respond to the direct message within 14 days of being notified by The R&A, then the winner’s prize will be forfeited and The R&A will be entitled to select another winner in accordance with the process described above.

The prizes for the winner are non-exchangeable, non-transferable and no cash alternative is offered.

The decision of The R&A regarding any aspect of the prize draw is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.

By entering this prize draw, each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions. The R&A reserves the right to refuse entry, or refuse to award the prize to anyone in breach of these terms and conditions.

The R&A reserves the right to replace any prize with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond The R&A's control makes it necessary to do so.

The R&A reserves the right to hold void, cancel, suspend, or amend the prize draw where it becomes necessary to do so. The R&A reserves the right to withdraw any prize if it has reason to believe that any winner has breached these terms and conditions.

The R&A makes no representation or warranty regarding the quality of the competition prizes and any conditions, warranties, or other terms implied by statute or common law are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Insofar as is permitted by law, The R&A, its group companies, its agents or distributors, or any third party directly associated with administration of the prize draw, will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize, except where it is caused by a breach of statutory duty of The R&A, its group companies, its agents or distributors, or any third party directly associated with administration of the prize draw, or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

This prize draw is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Entrants are providing information to The R&A and not to Instagram. Entrants release Instagram for all claims and liabilities arising in respect of the prize draw.

The R&A will use the personal information that you provide to us in connection with this prize draw to administer the competition including to contact you if you have won the prize draw and to provide the prizes. The legal basis for processing your personal information in this way is that it is necessary for the legitimate interests of The R&A to provide benefits to its customers, to build and strengthen its customer relationships, to promote its products and to comply with best practices for running prize competitions. For more information about how The R&A handles personal information, please see the privacy policy at www.aigwomensopen.com.

The R&A may make available the winners’ surname and/or county to members of the public or regulators who request such details within 3 months after the Draw Date.

This prize draw and these terms and conditions will be governed by the laws of Scotland and any and all questions or disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.