Wednesday, July 5, 2017, Geneva – The 146th British Open (The Open) returns to the Royal Birkdale Golf Club (Royal Birkdale
Golf Club). Since 1981, Rolex has been the General Assembly for this event. The club is located in the city of Southport,
England, the world famous, very challenging. July 20 to 23 during the period, from around the world of golf elves will be a
Rolex’s spokesperson in seven of the British Open champion, some people are repeatedly won, won a total of 18 titles.
Including the legendary Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus. The two plus the Arnold Palmer is the praised “The Big Three” (The
Big Three). Nick Price from Zimbabwe also won the wine pot trophy in 1994. Tiger Woods, who won the trophy again, won the
championship for the first time in 2000 and won the second consecutive year in 2005 and 2006. It also includes 2013 winner
Rolex’s cooperation with the British Open began in 1981, a symbol of the brand since the clock has been on the pitch, but
also with the tournament organizers and the global event guardian R & A became a partner.
“Rolex and R & A, as well as respect for the tradition and heritage of golf, are no doubt,” said Martin Slumbers, chief
executive officer of R & A, referring to the deep roots between Rolex and the British Open and golf. British Open and even
the ideal sponsor of the entire golf. ”
A group of young golfer eager to follow the great championship in history and Rolex, Pryor, Nicklaus, Watson, Woods and
Mickelson and other Rolex spokesmen, their goal is to win the wine pot trophy, Royal Birkdale club on the court to create
their own brilliant record, so as to inspire the future generation of golfers to follow their own footprints.
These highly talented rookies include Brooks Koepka, the former winner of the competition, and former world top players,
Jason Day and Jordan Spitzer, Jordan Spieth). The two in St. Andrews organized the 144th British Open were broke into the
top five. Daniel Berger, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Thorbjørn Olesen and Jon Rahm have joined their ranks, hoping to get their own
The first four championships in his career.
Also attending the 146th British Open were Rickie Fowler, Hideki Matsuyama, Thomas Pieters, Justin Thomas and Adam Adam
(Adam Scott), they are also a rising star of the Rolex family. In the first two sessions of the four major golf tournaments
held this year, their rankings are in the top ten, showing the level comparable to the championship.
To ensure the development of golf in the future, all-round support is essential. Rolex has been convinced that this is
committed to supporting a number of golf programs and amateur events. Adhering to this spirit, R & A won the Amateur
Championship, the US Amateur Championship, the European Amateur Championship winner and Mark H McCormack Medal An invitation
to issue a British Open. Mark McCormick Award was awarded to the World Golf Amateur No. 1 after the European Amateur
Championships or US Amateur Championships (whichever is later).
In the UK Open Qualifying Series (The Open Qualifying Series) ranked in the top 45 players will also qualify. The Tour also
welcomes amateurs and professional players. The tournament is held in nine countries and regions on five continents, giving
the emerging golfers the opportunity to showcase their skills and improve their visibility.