Have you ever been curious what timepieces the best golfers on the PGA Tour wear when their round is finished? Which brands are good enough for the best players in the world? These guys have truckloads of money and very expensive taste. With the help of the internet we were able to track down what some of the most popular players on tour are currently sporting on their wrists. Unless you’re watching Phil Mickelson or Bubba Watson (who play with watches on) you rarely see these guys wearing their bling. Only when hoisting a trophy or maybe in a press conference. Today we’ll spill the beans… here is 9 PGA Tour Players Who Love Their Timepieces.
Since his debut as a professional, US golfer Jordan Spieth has swiftly made a name for himself and was awarded the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year award in 2013. In 2015, with his victories at both the Masters and the U.S. Open, he becomes the youngest player in history to win the first two Majors of the year back to back. Currently ranked #4 in the world, anything this kids wants he can pretty much have. It is no surprise he has a taste for the ultra expensive and a Rolex Explorer II wrapped around his wrist.
Apart from being a long driver, Bubba Watson is also one of the rare left handed players on the PGA Tour who likes to wear a timepiece on his wrist when playing. Bubba Watson is commonly seen wearing the RM 38-01, RM 038 and RM 055 in real world conditions. Bubba won his first Masters at Augusta in 2012 and again in 2014. He recently won his second Travelers Championship title in Connecticut. Golf is a precise sport with no concessions and compromises and is a perfect real world test for Richard Mille.
One of the game’s greats and already a World Golf Hall of Famer, Phil is know as the king of the “flop shot”. The People’s Champion. A righty who created a legendary career playing lefty. Phil defines perseverance. Demonstrates patience. Never turns away from a shot at greatness. Along with Bubba Watson he is one of the few PGA Tour pros who actually wear their timepieces on the course during tournament play. His watch of choice, of course, is the Rolex Cellini.
In 2011 Swiss watchmaker OMEGA’s penned a multi-year partnership with The PGA of America and proclaimed loudly and clearly the importance of the sport in the brand’s global marketing strategy. Then in 2013 they signed Rory too. The superstar golfer from Northern Ireland has entered into an agreement with OMEGA that will make him part of a roster of ambassadors featuring many current golf stars. Rory’s timepiece of choice is the handsome Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean.
Over the years Audemars Piguet has developed friendships with some of the world’s best golfers. This veritable Dream Team of golf Ambassadors are exceptional and passionate players with a proven record of fully mastering their discipline and working tirelessly to constantly push their limits. The term “unique” may well have been invented to describe Ian Poulter. Known for wearing outfits that are both unorthodox and exceptionally elegant, this regular in the world Top 25 and the Ryder Cup European Team, makes a consistently strong impression on all who see him.
Nick-named “El Niño”, Sergio has been a worldwide sensation on tour since he became pro as a teenager. Never seeming to age, Sergio is representative of the many young golfers currently playing professional golf. To say he has a long golfing future ahead of him would be an understatement. Did you know Sergio became the youngest player to make the cut in a European Tour tournament and the first European Amateur Champion at the age of 19. With career earnings of more than $28 million he’s
Hublot, the Swiss luxury watch brand, was proud to announce golf superstar Justin Rose as its newest Brand Ambassador in 2015. Rose, who currently holds seventeen titles worldwide, including the 2013 U.S. Open, joins the ranks of internationally renowned Brand Ambassadors, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Pelé, Usain Bolt and more, as the first professional golfer to partner with the brand.
Without a doubt the richest and most famous golfer on our list, Tiger Woods love his timepieces. Fromerly an ambassador for Tag Heuer Tiger is now a Rolex man and unlike his competitors Bubba and Phil, you won’t see him wearing his watch during a round.