NEWPORT BEACH, CA - (July 11, 2023) - Luxury timepiece retailer Bob's Watches is delighted to introduce Kurt Kitayama, esteemed professional golfer, as their Brand Ambassador. Kitayama marked his first PGA TOUR triumph in March 2023 at the highly respected Arnold Palmer Invitational, securing his position in the much-anticipated 2023 Masters Tournament in Augusta.
Renowned on the PGA tour, Kitayama's unwavering commitment to precision, finesse, and the continuous quest for perfection mirrors Bob's Watches' ethos of providing clients with luxury watches of the highest quality. The accomplished 30-year-old golfer, originally from California, turned professional in 2015 after obtaining his Finance degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He displayed his prowess as part of the Academic All-MW team for three years running. His winning streak has grown steadily since receiving his PGA TOUR card in 2021, notching several top-10 finishes before claiming victory earlier this year. Presently, Kitayama is ranked 20th in the FedEx Cup standings and 24th in the Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR).
"Kurt Kitayama has carved out a remarkable position for himself as a standout player on the PGA tour. His unwavering commitment, composure, and fair play epitomize our ethos at Bob's Watches. We're excited to be his sponsor and anticipate a mutually beneficial alliance," remarked Paul Altieri, CEO of Bob's Watches.
Bob's Watches, with its superior collection including prestigious names like Rolex, Omega, and others, continues to push boundaries in the luxury watch industry. The association with Kitayama magnifies the company's influence in the sporting arena, highlighting the synergy between the meticulousness of golf and the finesse of the timepieces offered by Bob's. "Timing is the essence of my life as a professional golfer, be it on the course or ensuring I catch my flights to the next international tournament," shared Kitayama. "I am excited to partner with Bob’s Watches as we share the core values of quality, precision, and delivering stellar performance."
In the near future, Kitayama will represent Bob's Watches at PGA tour events, marketing campaigns, and across various digital platforms. The collaboration with Kitayama signifies Bob's Watches’ pioneering step into sports marketing as the initial online luxury watch retailer to collaborate with professional sports personalities.
Founded in 2010, Bob's Watches is the world's first and leading online marketplace for buying, selling, and trading pre-owned and vintage Rolex watches and other high-quality luxury timepieces. With transparency and integrity at its core, Bob's Watches offers an assortment of top-tier luxury watch brands, including Rolex, Omega, and more. Connect with us on Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and Twitter.