In celebration of the 2012 Ryder Cup, Omega has created the Aqua Terra ‘Captain’s Choice’ watch. At that time, Davis Love III, the Captain America team captain and Omega celebrity ambassador, will wear this special edition watch.
Love has an outstanding record and has won 20 PGA tournaments, including the 1997 PGA Championship; he also played 6 times in the Ryder Cup, helping the US team win in the 1993 and 1999 Ryder Cup events.
According to the cooperation agreement with the Professional Golf Association (PGA), Omega will be the first time designated for the Ryder Cup in September 2012. The Ryder Cup is one of the most popular and highly competitive golf tournaments in the world. The European team and the American team will play a peak match every two years, and the game will alternate between the US and Europe. There is no bonus in the Ryder Cup, and the world’s top golfers fight for honor.
The Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra ‘Captain’s Choice’ watch features a 41.50 mm frosted and polished stainless steel case with a polished bezel. Through the sapphire back of the screw-in frosted case, the perfect movement of the watch movement is clearly visible.
The ‘Captain’s Choice’ watch is equipped with Omega’s unique 8500 coaxial movement and is equipped with a Si 14 silicon spring. The combination of coaxial technology and silicon hairspring brings outstanding performance and reliable performance to the watch, so this model enjoys a warranty of up to 4 years.
The silver dial is adorned with the Aqua Tea’s signature “Teak Concept” vertical texture. Eleven frosted and polished 18K white gold hour markers dot the dial, and the calendar window is at 3 o’clock. The distinctive arched blue-steel hands are coated with a white luminous coating, making it easy to read the time in any light. The central second hand has a yellow tip. The ‘OMEGA’ logo on the silver dial and the words ‘CO-AXIAL CHRONOMETER’ are red, just like the minute orbit scale, but the ‘Seamaster’, ‘150m / 500ft’ and the digital number of the minute track are blue. The distinctive color combination contrasts with the silver dial, and its design is inspired by the Ryder Cup logo. In 2012, Davis Raf III will lead the US team to the Ryder Cup.
This model uses a stainless steel bracelet with Omega’s patented chain needle system, with frosted links and polished chain needles.
The Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra ‘Captain’s Choice’ watch is water-resistant to 150 meters.