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7 February 2016

Danny Willett wins the 2016 OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic

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The player takes home the trophy and a stunning OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Master Co-Axial watch.

Following four days of enthralling golf and an incredibly close finish, the “Major of the Middle East” has concluded in victory for Danny Willett of England. The event played out on the renowned Majlis course at the Emirates Golf Club and included a number of world famous players including OMEGA’s own Rory McIlroy.

Danny Willett is a familiar face for OMEGA. The player also won the OMEGA European Masters in July 2015. Now, his great form continues. Victory for Willett at the OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic means a trophy, winner’s check and a brand new OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Master Co-Axial. The timepiece features an 18K red gold case, brown leather strap, and the OMEGA Master Co-Axial calibre 8501 that boasts exquisite reliability and precision. As well as featuring the Aqua Terra’s teak patterned dial, the watch is also able to resist strong magnetic fields greater than 15,000 gauss.

Raynald Aeschlimann, OMEGA Vice President & International Sales Director, and Member of Swatch Group's extended group management board, said: “The OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic has once again proven to be a fantastic stop on the golfing calendar. Danny Willett played superbly and the whole competition has been a joy to watch from start to finish. OMEGA congratulates all the players on a great tournament.”

The OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic has been a part of the European Tour since its inception in 1989. This is the seventh year that  OMEGA has been the title sponsor. Last year, OMEGA’s brand ambassador Rory McIlroy won the competition for the second time.

OMEGA is proud to have again been a part of this excellent event and congratulates all the players for their efforts on the greens. We are looking forward to following more exciting golf throughout 2016.

Discover the winner's watch here.

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