GOLFER Laurence Rushton will have no excuse for missing his next tee-time after winning a limited-edition BOSS watch for achieving a hole-in-one.
The 63-year-old scored his ace on the 185-yard, par-three tenth at the Hearsall Golf Club and the 13-handicapper was rewarded with membership of the exclusive BOSS Watches H1Club and a specially-commissioned, commemorative timepiece.
The luxury German brand has pledged to reward club golfers with an exclusive watch for every hole-in-one recorded during a club competition in 2015, after giving away more than £1million worth of limited-edition timepieces since its launch in 2013, and Rushton is among the latest to achieve the feat this year.
“Well done to Laurence for accomplishing one of golf’s most elusive feats,” said Stephen Brydon, commercial director for MGS Distribution, the official licenced UK distributor for BOSS Watches.
“For most amateur golfers, a hole-in-one is as memorable as winning The Masters would be to a professional. We want to ensure they have something tangible by which to remember the day, other than an expensive bar bill.
“We also hope it might lift the spirits of amateur golfers during club competitions who may not be in with a chance of winning the event, but can still feel excitement every time they play a par-three, knowing they are just one shot away from winning an exquisite timepiece.”
The scheme is open to any golfer whose club uses HowDidiDo – a free-to-use, web-based social network for golfers – and anybody playing in official club competitions is eligible. Currently, more than 1,800 clubs use the website.
In addition to the limited-edition watch, Rushton joins more than 7,000 members in the BOSS Watches H1Club which offers access to exclusive benefits and merchandise.