There’s nothing like golf in the backdrop of Manhattan’s stunning skyline. For the third year in a row, Audemars Piguet hosted the Golf Trophy at the championship Liberty National Golf Course, where pro and amateur golfers alike hit the links while taking in views of the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor, and the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. Guests of the Haute Horology Manufactuer from Le Brassus tested their mettle against the Audemars Piguet “Dream Team” of professional golfers, including champions Nick Faldo, Ian Poulter and Bud Cauley.
Golfers arrived a day early and were treated to a lavish welcome dinner with Audemars Piguet at the Elyx House, a private club in New York City. After the day of rest, the real action began with a ride on the Liberty National boat across the Hudson River. Before the golfing began, ambassadors held a teaching clinic for the guests, including a putting green practice led by Ian Poulter. The seasoned professional taught guests the best way to master measuring out their putts. The careful instruction led to a productive day of learning, fun and friendly competition.
Earlier this year, Audemars Piguet’s ‘Dream Team’ of golfers helped host an exciting Fourth International Golf Invitational Tournament in San Francisco and welcomed a new member into their tribe, Danny Willett, who went on to win this year’s European Masters.