Now in its 135th year, this year’s Open will be held from
July 20th- 23rd at the Royal Liverpool Hoylake course on the
picturesque Dee estuary, the second-oldest links course in the country.
Since its sponsorship began in 1993, Nikon has supplied cameras,
binoculars and digital equipment to the event, as well as supporting
The Open’s Media World section of the tournament’s
web site at www.opengolf.com.
A host of professional photographers will be using Nikon’s
flagship cameras at the event to ensure all the action is ‘At
The Heart Of The Image’. Visitors to The Open web site will
be able to vote for their favourite Open image and view images taken by
Nikon professional photographers at last year’s championship.
There will also be the opportunity for visitors to have their
photographs taken by one of the ‘Red Snapper’ Nikon
pros which can be emailed to keep as a memento or to show off golfing
skills on the Nikon golf simulator. Money raised will go towards
Nikon’s appointed charity, the Shooting Star Foundation.
Martina Beckmann, Manager Marketing Communications for Nikon Europe,
said: “The Open Golf championship is a highlight of
the summer sporting calendar, bringing together the best golfers in the
world. It is in this environment of excellence that Nikon is proud to
be a sponsor of this amazing competition.