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Omega, Of­fi­cial Pa­tron of the PGA of Amer­ica, com­bined their pas­sions for golf and space in a unique on-course ac­tiv­ity at the 2017 USPGA Cham­pi­onship.

Omega’s Speed­mas­ter time­piece was launched in 1957 and its of­fi­cial space legacy started in 1965, when NASA qual­i­fied it for use on its pi­loted mis­sions. Since then, it has been worn on all six lu­nar land­ings and earned the nick­name “the Moon­watch.”

As part of the Speed­mas­ter 60th An­niver­sary, top-ranked golfers and Omega Am­bas­sadors Rory McIl­roy and Ser­gio Gar­cia donned as­tro­naut suits and took turns driv­ing a lu­nar rover to start USPGA Cham­pi­onship week at Quail Hol­low Club. McIl­roy Gar­cia dressed up in “non-tra­di­tional golf at­tire” and sur­prised fans dur­ing the prac­tice day. Through­out the week, the lu­nar rover has been moved around Quail Hol­low, chal­leng­ing guests to find its daily lo­ca­tion and of­fer­ing a unique photo op­por­tu­nity.

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