"Tartan's importance to Scotland cannot be overestimated.
"It is deeply embedded in Scottish culture and is an internationally recognised symbol of Scotland, therefore this beautiful tartan is the perfect way for the Ryder Cup to celebrate its return to the home of golf.
– Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister
"We are really excited to be involved in such a huge sporting event coming to Scotland.
"We have paid careful attention to ensure the design reflects the unique quality and drama of the most treasured trophy in golf while still paying close tribute to the Scottish heritage behind the game."
– Daniel Kim, Chief Executive, Lochcarron of Scotland