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30 January 2014

OMEGA Brand Ambassadors, Rory McIlroy and S.Y Noh among the big names to compete in the OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic that starts today


The OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic 2014, one of the most eagerly awaited stops on the European Golf Tour, is set to tee off today at the Emirates Golf Club, promising to bring the world’s best golfers all the way to Dubai for the 25th year.

OMEGA is continuing its long-standing relationship with the Dubai Desert Classic, and showing its enduring support for the game of golf in the UAE.


OMEGA is proud to announce that two of its own brand ambassadors are competing in the OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic. The world renowned abilities of the Northern Irishman, Rory McIlroy, and the South Korean, S.Y Noh, will be displayed on the ‘Majilis’ course at the Emirates Golf Club. Stephen Gallacher is hoping to defend his title at this year’s OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic against a field that includes world number one Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson, who is ranked third in the world. The tournament is gearing up to be extremely exciting.



As one of the most prominent luxury watch brands in the world, OMEGA has a special history and tradition of supporting the elegant game of golf, and will continue to do so for years to come. Title sponsorships are integral to promoting golf and keeping the standard of the sport at an all-time high.


Raynald Aeschlimann, Vice President and International Sales Director of OMEGA, said “We are particularly excited that the Dubai Desert Classic is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. This milestone is a testimony to the tournament’s appeal and OMEGA is prouder than ever of its title sponsorship role. It is gratifying to be involved an event that gets bigger and better every year and with such a strong field, the 25th is set to be the best edition yet.”