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Celebrating the OMEGA Celebrity Masters

Former rugby player Brian O’Driscoll posing with his trophy

Bringing golf and glamour to the mountains of Switzerland, the second “OMEGA Celebrity Masters” took place this year with a special victory for former rugby player Brian O’Driscoll.

The tournament swung into action during the afternoon on the main course in Crans-Montana, after the professionals in the OMEGA European Masters had played through.

  • Didier Defago playing golf
  • Cody Simpson plays golf

Amongst the other famous faces were Didier Defago (alpine ski racer), Theo Gmur (paralympian), Cody Simpson (singer), Alfonso Ribeiro (actor), Ronald de Boer (footballer), Jeremy Roenick (hockey player), Katerina Graham (actress), Brian O’Driscoll (rugby player) and Anastasia Ashley (surfer and model).

Women’s golfer, Michelle Wie, was also on hand as a “celebrity coach”, while the talented Swiss singer Bastian Baker kept up the entertainment as MC. Both of these OMEGA Ambassadors watched on as Brian O’Driscoll beat the competition to claim the final trophy.

Celebrities at the Celebrity Masters pose with their Omega watches
Alfonso Ribeiro & Michelle Wie at the Celebrity Masters

All players competed for their own selected charities with OMEGA making donations on their behalf. Brian O’Driscoll played for the ISPCC in Ireland and, as part of his prize, the donation was doubled.

This year, the OMEGA Celebrity Masters began with 9-holes of golf for a selection of the invited players. Then, on the 9th hole, all celebrities took part in a unique putting challenge to see who could come out on top in the true test of precision. The competition proved to be a delight for everyone watching.