Olympic Champion caps off big week with sensational victory at WGC - HSBC Champions, Shanghai capturing his second WGC title
(Shanghai, China) - Olympic Champion and Hublot Ambassador, Justin Rose carded a closing 67 at the WGC - HSBC Champions in Shanghai to hold off a cast of the world's best in a dramatic final round. Entering the week at World #13, Rose will rise to World #6 as a result of the victory, and looked composed and in complete control as the pressure mounted down the closing stretch. Englishman Rose, who is renowned for his precision play was in imperious form holding off his peers to a shot winning margin, which included fellow Hublot Ambassador, World #1 Dustin Johnson.
“Justin Rose is a class act in every sense. His commanding performance is symptomatic of the man, his natural and technical ability and his sense for the big occasions. This win, the same week as we launched Hublot’s newest addition, the Big Bang Unico Golf timepiece seems somewhat momentus. We are proud to have Justin as an Ambassador and beyond impressed with his performance this week.” -Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO Hublot
The week began in style for the Swiss watchmaker, Hublot as VIP’s and dignitaries gathered to witness the launch of the newest timepiece, the Big Bang Unico Golf in Shanghai, overlooking the iconic Bund. The congregation were treated to the first glimpse of the watch, specially crafted for the golf enthusiast.
"This has been a huge week for me and my team. Anytime you come out ontop with such a strong field is a great feeling and the product of a lot of hard work. It has been an important week for my friends from Hublot with the introduction of the Big Bang Unico Golf. It is certainly going to be a big hit with golfers around the world and a great addition to the company's line up." -Justin Rose, Hublot Ambassador
The Big Bang Unico Golf is dedicated to the ultimate precision sport – golf. Hublot has designed, developed, manufactured and assembled a module to equip its new UNICO movement, which has been specifically created for golf. The MHUB1580 movement allows golfers to seamlessly calculate their score whilst on course. Hublot’s mechanical golf watch features aperture displays and is ultra-lightweight, providing true sports performance.