Lot # 7: 1999 Ryder Cup Player's Rolex Watch

Category: Ryder Cup

Starting Bid: $1,000.00

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Item was in Auction "2016 Winter Auction",
which ran from 11/22/2016 3:00 PM to
12/10/2016 8:00 PM



Fresh off the excitement of this year’s truly mesmerizing Ryder Cup, we are quite pleased to offer a historic collection of memorabilia from the 1999 Ryder Cup. The ’99 Ryder Cup at Brookline will go down, to Americans at least, as perhaps the most dramatic and famous Ryder Cup in history. Facing what seemed like insurmountable odds, Captain Ben Crenshaw led the US squad to an epic comeback that will forever be etched into Ryder Cup lore. We are currently offering the finest collection of 1999 Ryder Cup memorabilia to ever to reach the auction block. This memorabilia comes from a past President of the PGA who was a key figure at the 1999 Ryder Cup.

1999 Ryder Cup Player's Rolex Watch

Offered here is the actual Rolex watch issued to the 1999 Ryder Cup Team. It is engraved on the case back: "1999 United States Ryder Cup Team Member". Only 20 of these Rolexes were produced for 1999 Ryder Cup, including 12 for the American Team, as well as the Captains/Vice Captains, PGA President, and Ryder Cup Official Party. The Rolex is in Very Good condition with minor use. It comes with everything - the original case, outer box, tags, registration certificate, cloth, etc. This is the first time that a 1999 Ryder Cup Rolex has ever been offered publicly for sale.

Letter of Provenance from a Past President of the PGA who was part of the 1999 Ryder Cup "Official Party

 

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