We can differentiate two sorts of golf watches. One type is the watch that was inspired by golf, namely golf ball’s texture and outlook or the watches dedicated to golf. The other type of golf watches are the ones that are for professional golf players. In this article, we will name some of the best of both types and will try to find out where you can get them.
Here, we would like to let some of the best and most popular golf watches represent themselves. We will feature some top brands, and in the end of the article we will close with the mentioning of the two highest quality brands of golf watches’ makers.
Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra “Golf Watch” – Dedicated Watch
One of the greatest complicated watches of one of the best brands in the world, the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra “Golf” is dedicated for the professional golfers, promoted by some of the most famous golf players in the world such as Greg Norman, Sergio Garcia, S.Y.Noh and Michelle Wie. Omega is actively participating in the Dubai Golf Cups as the main sponsor of the events. These events include the European Masters, Dubai Desert Classic, Dubai Ladies’ Masters and the World Cup of Golf. Omega Seamaster despite having dozens of great features the Omega Seamaster is not a specialty watch but rather a watch dedicated for pro golfers.
TAG Heuer Golf Watches – Professional watch
TAG Heuer has its great line of Golf Watches, which the world popular Swiss brand has prepared in cooperation with Tiger Woods in order for the watch to be the closest to be the perfect golf watch. The professional golf watch line of TAG Heuer had to cease further partnership with the world famous golf player due to his scandals but the watch has stayed in TAG Heuer’s collection and it is highly suggested if you would like to buy a great golf watch. This watch has an excessive shock resistance and provides the perfect comfort while wearing. Its rubber strap is very flexible. TAG Heuer watches are sold in their own brand stores in the Dubai Mall and in several big Dubai shopping malls. The stores of Rivoli and Ahmed Seddiqi and Sons stores also sell them.
Cimier -The Birdie – Professional watch
Cimier is an elite Swiss watchmaker that has become one of the main luxury watch brands in the world. Cimier has become famous for its specialty watches such as its complicated Birdie Watch, the watch dedicated for golf players. The gold friendly features of the watch include the extra punctual timekeeper, the energy glass back, the glare proofed sapphire crystal. The Birdie wears the motive of a golf ball. The watch is made out of stainless steel and has also further advantages for its wearer. Cimier watches are currently sold not in Dubai but in Abu Dhabi, at Style Gallery that you can find on the Corniche Road and in the Emirates Palace Shopping Mall.
Magellan 1521 Golf – Dedicated watch
This watch is not really the golfers’ watch in its features, but it was inspired by golf and it has been made of original golf ball. The luxurious watch had white mother of pearl dial, it also counts the seconds and the gradients. Magellan Watches are not yet sold in Dubai, but they are available in Abu Dhabi at Mohammed Al Khoory and Sons jewellers.
Citizen Titanium Golf – Professional watch
The Citizen Titanium Golf is one of the most popular golf watches of the world. The fine watch dedicated for golf players has a Titanium case, crown position, its solar powered with a power reserve of 180 days, with sapphire glass crystal, date window, luminous hands and markers and a hidden double push-button release for stopper. Citizen’s only label store in Dubai is located within the Lamcy Plaza, however Citizen watches are sold in the stores of Watches Corner which you can find in the Dubai Mall and in several of the major shopping malls of Dubai.
The biggest ever brands of professional golf watches:
Reconvilier Hercules Golf Master
These complicated professional watches crown the talent of a professional golf player and have been specifically created for them with all their features. The mechanical movement is paired up with GPS application, so golfers can measure front edge and centre distances. The measuring process can be in yards or metres and the Rotar mechanism enables player to check the actual time on the other side of the watch. The Top watch of the collection is definitely the Hercules Golf Master. Reconvilier enlists among the world’s top 5 luxury and professional watchmakers. Unfortunately, Reconvilier watches are not sold in Dubai to our knowledge but they can be ordered online.
The king of Golf Watches: Jaermann & Stübi
Jaermann & Stübi has its total number of collections going around golf. Their most popular collections include the Ballesteros and the St. Andrews Links these complicated, limited collection watches topple their collections and make the most exclusive, expensive and highest expert level which any golf watch could bring. Ballesteros watches were made with the cooperation of world famous golf player Seve Ballesteros. The specialty of the watch is also that they had been made from melting golf clubs that Sever used in the Chunichi Crowns Open Japan Golf Cup in 1991. Each Ballesteros watch comes with a certificate of authencity. Their Stroke Play and Royal Open Collections are all based on the great game of golf. Jaermann & Stübi has no label store in Dubai but the British retailer of the elite watch brand is none other than Harrods, which also has its store in Dubai, in the Dubai International Airport.
Some expert golf stores in Dubai where you can get some quality golf watches like Callaway golf watches include:
– The Golf House in Bur Dubai opposite of BurJuman Shopping Mall
– Progolf International LLC in Bur Dubai Trade Centre
– Green Sports Co in Karama in the building of Nr. Aati Furniture