According to surveys, 80% of high-end watch holders are passionate about golf. Similarly, many of the world’s top watch brands are keen to find top golfers to be brand spokespersons. And some players also wear watches when playing. Rolex has at least 20 top player endorsers, including big-name players such as the “Big Three”; Audemars Piguet is close behind.
Phil Mickelson has an inextricable bond with Rolex
Phil Mickelson’s choice is Rolex’s ultra-thin Cellini. There is no magnifying glass calendar, no slim second hand, no green water ghost standard luminous, no automatic winding, and no iconic OYSTER shell and deep waterproof. Mickelson’s ultra-thin Cellini is a rare manual movement of Rolex, with a black alligator strap, full of artistic connotation, can be called a true ‘elegant brother’.
Rolex Slim Cellini
表 The name of this watch comes from Benuveto Cellini, an Italian 16th-century sculptor. He produced a large number of gold and silver industrial products and sculptures for the French royal family and Italian rulers. The techniques are very decorative and the art skills are very good. Later generations called him a dramatic romantic artist. The Cellini series pays tribute to this great artist. Adopt platinum precious metal shell, low temperature firing enamel plate surface, white and moist, never fade. White gold Roman numeral scale, ultra-thin streamlined shell shape and vaguely reveal the classic OYSTER style, which is quite like the old antique Rolex.
LG Rolex’s MILGAUSS is a watch worn by Adam Scott, known as the ‘Golf Handsome’. The popularity of the MILGAUSS anti-magnetic series is now behind that of Submariner, Explorer and Daytona, but it is loved by scientists. Its unique logo is the unique Lightning Bolt seconds hand with a small orange arrow on the tip.
MILGAUSS uses an oyster case and strap. Rolex pioneered the use of a basic movement with a soft iron cover to prevent magnetism. The faceplate is also made of soft iron. The practical value of antimagnetic watches must be mentioned. It is said that the son of the Hong Kong chief executive, Tsang Yam-kuen, often went in or out of the operating room, and what watch he wore every day became faster or slower for half an hour, and finally he was relieved to buy MILGAUSS. Magnetic fields are also ubiquitous in real life. Various electronic equipment and base stations will release the magnetism that affects watches. Many expensive watches are unavoidable. And Rolex’s MILGAUSS and IWC’s engineer series, the anti-magnetic function is quite strong.
Rolex SKY · DWELLER
Tiger Woods signed a contract with Rolex in 2012. He also wears Rolex’s latest SKY · DWELLER time zone watch in 2012, which is very suitable for tour players around the world. The central hand indicates the local time, and the dial shows the time in the second time zone. The movement and the outer ring are equipped with a contact device, and the local time and the reference time can be adjusted by turning the outer ring.
Li Liang Wenchong is the first Chinese golfer to be signed by Rolex. The watch model he wears is the Oyster Perpetual Date Ⅱ. The Oyster Perpetual Diary has been around for more than 60 years and is one of the most loved and easily identifiable watches in the world. Rolex designed the automatic winding system device-Perpetual Motion Pendulum in 1931, which can convert the slight movement of the wrist to the power of the watch, which is the meaning of perpetual motion; the name of the log type is derived from the iconic Calendar display with magnifying glass. The famous oyster refers to the design of the integrated case, screw-in bottom cover and screw-in handle head invented by Rolex, which is the English OYSTER. This structure is different from the welded lugs and pressure-in bottom And the plug-in handle also symbolizes that Rolex watches are as sturdy and waterproof as oysters.
Liang Wenchong’s new Oyster Perpetual Diary Type Ⅱ, the balance wheel uses Rolex’s patented blue PARACHROM hairspring, is not easy to be interfered by magnetic fields, and is still very stable under temperature changes. With the patented PARAF L EX cushioning device, it has increased by 50 % Anti-shock ability, even in golf.
Northern Ireland double stars Darren Clark and Rory McIlroy are brand ambassadors for Audemars Piguet. When Clark won the 2011 British Open, he wore the new Royal Oak watch. Its titanium case was equipped with a rubber strap, which was very light and strong. McIlroy wore the Royal Oak CHRONOGRAPH stainless steel when he won the 2011 US Open. Chronograph.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
Of the many models of Audemars Piguet, the Royal Oak with octagonal surface is probably the most attractive model. Its name is a legend: The Royal Oak was originally a flagship of the Royal Navy launched in 1830. Audemars Piguet’s designers found inspiration from this ship named Royal Oak. The octagonal porthole on the battleship is the origin of the unique octagonal surface of Audemars Piguet, because the porthole of the ship symbolizes strength and waterproofness. The reason why the oak tree has such a respectable position in Britain is that during the Puritan Revolution in the 15th century, King Charles II of the United Kingdom once saved his life by hiding in an oak tree while evading the enemy, so Charles II Then chose the oak tree as the emblem of the royal protector.
Since then, the oak tree has enjoyed the most special respect in the British royal family.
The Royal Oak Watch is actually a famous work created by Gerald Genta, known as the ‘Clock Picasso’, for Audemars Piguet. The unique octagonal case, coupled with the revolutionary design of its exposed screws, breaks the decades-old unwritten rule that the watch industry has followed: all operating parts must be hidden. The Royal Oak has also influenced the design style of watches and clocks around the world, becoming an immortal treasure of watchmaking, and it is still one of the representative works of Audemars Piguet.
Richard Miller Tourbillon RM 038
白色 ‘Cannonman’ Buba Watson’s white watch has a lot to come from his sponsor-Switzerland’s Richard Mille (Richard Mille). Watson’s white watch is a tourbillon RM 038 with a strap that weighs less than 20 grams. It is one of the lightest wristwatches to date, limited to 38 pieces worldwide. The base plate of the tourbillon watch is made of titanium and LITAL alloy. As a high lithium alloy, it can ensure strength and greatly reduce weight; a carbon-rich composite material case, integrated back and ring, The glass mirror, carbon bezel and flanges all have excellent hardness properties and come with an ultra-lightweight polyurethane strap. Richard Mille is a Swiss niche brand that excels in making super-complex, ultra-lightweight, yet quite shock-resistant, suitable for sports wear. Watson is the famous long-time king of the PGA Tour. Richard Mille chose to cooperate with him. Watson personally tested the watch’s performance on the field and wore it in each game to highlight the outstanding sports performance. By the way, this tourbillon sports watch is more expensive than Lamborghini’s latest supercar LP · 700! In 2012, based on RM 038, Bubba Watson has a more powerful RM 055 Watch!