OMEGA Watches to be US PGA Timekeeper
Released on: July 05, 2011, 2:12 pm
Author: The Watch Hut
Industry: Apparel & Fashion, Retail,
Already a sponsor of numerous golfing tournaments around the
world, OMEGA Watches has renewed and expanded its links with the
US PGA Tour.
The Swiss watches brand has signed a five year deal to be the organisation's
Official Timekeeper. The new partnership will be launched at the 2011 PGA
Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club which begins on 8 August and will run
through to the PGA’s Centennial year celebrations in 2016.
The new deal will encompass two of golf’s best known events, the PGA Championship
and the Ryder Cup, alongside a number of popular subsidiary contests. The commitment
from the watch manufacturer includes advertising on TV broadcasts of the sport and
marketing support for the PGA’s Player development efforts.
As the Official Timekeeper of The PGA of America, the company will also provide
timings and other support to the Senior PGA Championship, the PGA Championship and
Grand Slam of Golf, and the Official Licensee of the 2012 and 2014 Ryder Cup. The
sponsor also allows the manufacturer presenting Sponsor rights at certain events and
the status of Official Timekeeper of the Professional National Championship.
As well as organising prestigious golf events, the US PGA also organises
representation and accreditation for the 27,000 men and women PGA professionals who
work with golf clubs as golf tutors, course managers and other associated roles.
OMEGA watches also supports golf outside of the United States, serving as title sponsor of the European Masters, the Mission Hills World Cup of Golf and the OMEGA watches Dubai
Desert Classic. The roster of Brand Ambassadors includes a number of current golf
stars such as Sergio Garcia and Michelle Wie and one of the game’s all-time greats,
With a rich history in sports timekeeping, OMEGA watches has served as Official
Timekeeper at 24 Olympic Games since 1932. It has extended its agreement with the
International Olympic Committee through to 2020.
OMEGA watches are available at the Watch Hut, the UK's largest watch website, at http://www.thewatchhut.co.uk.
Contact Details: The Watch Hut: http://www.thewatchhut.co.uk
95 High Street
Tel. No. 01384 78431
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