The 2016 British Open (The Open Championship) was successfully completed on 7/17, and 40-year-old Swedish veteran Henrik Stenson won the first Grand Slam championship. This tournament is the ninth return to the Royal Troon Golf Club since 1923, and the close link between Rolex and the oldest and most international championship in golf history has also been shown in the tournament. Forefront.
Located on the west coast of Scotland, this venue is most famous for the championship held here in 1962: when the well-known Rolex spokesperson Arnold. The victory of Arnold Palmer not only re-awakened public interest in golf events, but also redefined the future of this iconic championship. That year, Pangma returned to the field as a defending champion. His bold style not only thrilled his fans, but also tamed the fierce Scottish challenge, successfully won the championship by six shots, and set a 276 New championship record.
As a pioneer of golf events, the American player’s success successfully convinced other compatriots to follow him across the Atlantic to play. Among them, the young product. Jack Nicklaus made his debut in the British Open that summer. This was the start of an extraordinary career for the Rolex spokesperson at the British Open, and since then, Nigels has won a total of three victories in the Open between 1963 and 1982.
Rolex, which has always had a deep relationship with outstanding sports achievements, has also established a unique close relationship with golf tournaments during these years. In 1967, Rolex partnered with Pangma, and then in the 1970s, it united the governing body of golf and the organizers of the British Open and the Royal Golf Club (R & A). Coming closer. In 1981, Rolex ushered in a groundbreaking moment-this year, Rolex not only became the official timer of the British Open, but also the first major watch company to install timepieces on the court in the Grand Slam.
This year, Rolex spokesperson Gary. Gary Player won the glory title of the Champion of the Year three times on the field. ‘Golf is becoming more and more popular all over the world. Rolex’s cooperation with such a famous event will definitely bring many sponsorship opportunities for professional players and tournaments around the world,’ said Pia. ‘We are very grateful for Rolex’s support in the past, and we are very grateful for Rolex’s continued support for this sport throughout the world.’
Today, more than 35 years later, more than 20 Rolex endorsers will participate in the 145th British Open. Among the players who have followed in the footsteps of great players in history, the most promising is the world number one Jason. Jason Day, who seeks to win to add the championship trophy ‘wine jug trophy’ to the championship trophy he has won in the past 18 months. Day has led a new generation of Rolex endorsers in golf, including Jordan. Jordan Spieth, Ricky. Rickie Fowler and Brooks. Koppka (Brooks Koepka), and British player Matthew, 21 years old. Matt Fitzpatrick, this is the first British Open that Fitzpatrick has participated in since winning the glorious silver medal in 2013 as an amateur.
Rolex Communications and Image Director Arnold. Arnaud Boetsch said: The long-term relationship between Rolex and the British Open predicts that Rolex will continue to contribute to the excellence and heritage of this sport. In this golf’s oldest Grand Slam, Rolex is proud to have the same key position in its history and future; the most important competitor in the event, the Rolex spokesperson, will shape a new future.
At the global level, Rolex’s relationship with R & A has extended to the amateur and elite levels, and similarly seeks support and development assistance for golf tournaments around the world. Among them, the spokesperson of the leading Swiss watch brand has won championships in multiple events, including the Amateur Championship, the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, and the Latin America Amateur Championship. , World Amateur Golf Ranking and Walker Cup-This is a rivalry between the United States and the top amateurs in Britain and Ireland, co-organized by the United States Golf Association (USGA).
Martin Royal, Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Ancient Golf Club Martin Slumbers said, ‘For more than 40 years, Rolex has played an integral role in the glorious history of the British Open. Our unwavering relationship has always actively supported the growth of modern golf, It also encourages the development of golf around the world. And in the future, we will continue to do so. ‘As a loyal partner of golf for nearly half a century, Rolex’s innovative, precise and outstanding values are its An important basis for the close connection between golf balls.