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Old 19 June 2017, 10:25 AM   #1
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...Wears a Rolex Daytona. Do you think he purchased it? Rolex is a US Open sponsor.
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Old 19 June 2017, 10:28 AM   #2
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Old 19 June 2017, 10:28 AM   #3
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Yep, Brooks Koepka sporting the white dial Daytona 500. Also, Go 'Noles!

By the way, Rickie Fowler showed up to the course today wearing a gold Daytona (either yellow or rose, not positive).

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Old 19 June 2017, 10:32 AM   #4
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The guy didn't remove his cap and turn to all directions of the gallery and barely acknowledged his sweetie. No bueno.
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Old 19 June 2017, 10:34 AM   #5
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I'll second that go noles! I'm pretty sure this was given to him right before the trophy. Not too shabby along with the $2.1MM winnings.
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Old 19 June 2017, 10:34 AM   #6
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Looks great

Saw the watch and thought it was the Daytona C and it looks good from a distance. Apparently not under the radar.
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Old 19 June 2017, 10:35 AM   #7
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They actually identified his girlfriend incorrectly, which was funny. He was strong and held a commanding lead, congrats to Brooks


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Old 19 June 2017, 10:36 AM   #8
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The guy didn't remove his cap and turn to all directions of the gallery and barely acknowledged his sweetie. No bueno.
But a big moment to be sure, probably lost in all of it.
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Old 19 June 2017, 10:52 AM   #9
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I'll second that go noles! I'm pretty sure this was given to him right before the trophy. Not too shabby along with the $2.1MM winnings.
I noticed he was wearing it yesterday when he was coming/going to the locker room.
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Old 19 June 2017, 10:55 AM   #10
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The guy didn't remove his cap and turn to all directions of the gallery and barely acknowledged his sweetie. No bueno.
Needless to say he's in shock!! We will cut him some slack......Huge win!!!
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Old 19 June 2017, 11:03 AM   #11
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I doubt it's his. As others have said, Rolex is a primary sponsor and I'm pretty sure that means they own everyone's wrists during interviews etc. Pretty much any time a player is on the property and not playing golf, they're wearing a Rolex of Rolex's choice, and the Daytona seems to be an incredible popular model in the PGA.
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Old 19 June 2017, 11:11 AM   #12
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But a big moment to be sure, probably lost in all of it.
Also, Brian Harman was still back on the 18th fairway, and even if Brooks knew for sure that his putt had secured the win, he probably didn't want to disrespect Harman with a big celebration before he had finished.
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Old 19 June 2017, 12:11 PM   #13
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I doubt it's his. As others have said, Rolex is a primary sponsor and I'm pretty sure that means they own everyone's wrists during interviews etc. Pretty much any time a player is on the property and not playing golf, they're wearing a Rolex of Rolex's choice, and the Daytona seems to be an incredible popular model in the PGA.
Those poor fellas. I would hate it if Rolex made me wear a DaytonaC in my free time.
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Old 19 June 2017, 09:04 PM   #14
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I doubt it's his. As others have said, Rolex is a primary sponsor and I'm pretty sure that means they own everyone's wrists during interviews etc. Pretty much any time a player is on the property and not playing golf, they're wearing a Rolex of Rolex's choice, and the Daytona seems to be an incredible popular model in the PGA.
Is he an Ambassador for Rolex? If not I would think its his watch.
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Old 19 June 2017, 09:14 PM   #15
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Also, Brian Harman was still back on the 18th fairway, and even if Brooks knew for sure that his putt had secured the win, he probably didn't want to disrespect Harman with a big celebration before he had finished.
My thoughts too Mike
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Old 19 June 2017, 10:00 PM   #16
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Also, Brian Harman was still back on the 18th fairway, and even if Brooks knew for sure that his putt had secured the win, he probably didn't want to disrespect Harman with a big celebration before he had finished.
Gentlemens game for sure, but Brian H was 3 back and a double eagle was the only Hail Mary left in his bag at that point
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Old 19 June 2017, 10:25 PM   #17
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I doubt it's his. As others have said, Rolex is a primary sponsor and I'm pretty sure that means they own everyone's wrists during interviews etc. Pretty much any time a player is on the property and not playing golf, they're wearing a Rolex of Rolex's choice, and the Daytona seems to be an incredible popular model in the PGA.
When he first sat down in the "score" room to sign his card, it was not on. The next camera shot in very short time back in the same room with him still sitting with the official, the watch was on.

Either way, good looking choice.
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Old 19 June 2017, 10:39 PM   #18
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I was watching this yesterday; Rolex must highly suggest their watches being visible at all feasible times; in the midst of all the craziness of winning his first major he was able to get that watch on before he even signed his scorecard because i first saw it when he was turning in his card.
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Old 19 June 2017, 11:31 PM   #19
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Koepka is a Rolex ambassador.
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Old 20 June 2017, 02:03 AM   #20
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I noticed he was wearing it yesterday when he was coming/going to the locker room.
Last September,,,Think all th Ryder Cup team got one each - team gift
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Old 20 June 2017, 02:36 AM   #22
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Koepka is a Rolex ambassador.
He is not part of the "Rolex new guard".
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Old 20 June 2017, 02:54 AM   #23
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What a gig to be a "Rolex Ambassador".........
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Old 20 June 2017, 02:57 AM   #24
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What a gig to be a "Rolex Ambassador".........
What a gig to be an elite professional athlete. It's all relative.
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Old 20 June 2017, 03:18 AM   #25
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I was rooting for Kim Si-woo, but congrats to the winner. He closed the deal.

Did Rolex sponsor the US Open the year Rory McIlroy won? I recall he wore an AP in his trophy pic.
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Old 20 June 2017, 03:41 AM   #26
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I was rooting for Kim Si-woo, but congrats to the winner. He closed the deal.

Did Rolex sponsor the US Open the year Rory McIlroy won? I recall he wore an AP in his trophy pic.
Rolex is an official partner with the USGA and have been for some time now.
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Old 20 June 2017, 04:04 AM   #27
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Gentlemens game for sure, but Brian H was 3 back and a double eagle was the only Hail Mary left in his bag at that point
At that point Harman had already laid up short of the green with his second, eliminating any possibility of making the needed 2, and conceding that he could not possibly catch Koepka...
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Old 20 June 2017, 04:20 AM   #28
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The guy didn't remove his cap and turn to all directions of the gallery and barely acknowledged his sweetie. No bueno.
Maybe you could cut him a little slack... the guy just won the most important golf tourney in the world, after years of making his bones on "minor league" tours in Asia and Europe, he finally breaks through by besting the 156 top players IN THE WORLD and may have been just a little too overwhelmed, at that particular instant, to remember those things... I'm sure he will for the next major he wins...
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Old 20 June 2017, 04:53 AM   #29
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I like Koepka a lot...seems down to earth and is well liked on tour. Oh and the fact he is rocking the new Daytona is another in the plus column
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Old 20 June 2017, 05:11 AM   #30
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I backed him at 40/1 so am delighted. I also back Rickie as well, hoping he'll win one soon.

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