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Stars Show ‘True Character’ In Ballantine’s Championship Photo Call - 26th April, 2012

Stars Show ‘True Character’ In Ballantine’s Championship Photo Call - 2012

British Open champion Darren Clarke and YE Yang, the first Asian to win a Major, headlined a gallery of stars at the official photo call ahead of this week’s €2.2 million Ballantine’s Championship, which teed off today at the Blackstone Golf Club in Icheon, Korea.

Flamboyant Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez, last year’s runner-up, world number 11 Adam Scott, Englishman Ian Poulter and young Korean stars Bae Sang-moon and Kim Kyung-tae also featured in a selection of photo opportunities, which took place ahead of the Gala Dinner at Grand Hyatt Seoul.

dam Scott (left), YE Yang (middle), the 2009 US PGA Championship winner, and British Open champion Darren Clarke (right)

Australian star Adam Scott (left), YE Yang (middle), the 2009 US PGA Championship winner, and British Open champion Darren Clarke (right) in a photo call at Grand Hyatt Seoul ahead of this week’s €2.2 million Ballantine’s Championship, which will be held at Blackstone Golf Club in Icheon from April 26-29. All three players are trying to win the trophy for the first time along with other top golfers including Ian Poulter, Bae Sang-moon, Kim Kyung-tae and Miguel Angel Jiménez, last year’s runner-up. Photo: James Cheadle/Ballantine’s

Bae Sang-moon, British Open champion Darren Clarke, Ian Poulter, Kim Kyung-tae, YE Yang, Adam Scott and Miguel Angel Jiménez

Ballantine’s Championship contenders (left to right) Bae Sang-moon, British Open champion Darren Clarke, Ian Poulter, Kim Kyung-tae, YE Yang, Adam Scott and Miguel Angel Jiménez relax at the tournament’s Gala Dinner at Grand Hyatt Seoul. All seven players are trying to win the trophy for the first time. Photo: James Cheadle/Ballantine’s.

Ian Poulter, Bae Sang-moon and Miguel Angel Jiménez before the Ballentine's Championship

Ballantine’s Championship contenders Ian Poulter, Bae Sang-moon and Miguel Angel Jiménez tend the bar in a photo call at Grand Hyatt Seoul ahead of this week’s €2.2 million tournament, which will be held at Blackstone Golf Club in Icheon from April 26-29. All three players are trying to win the trophy for the first time along with Australian star Adam Scott, British Open champion Darren Clarke, Kim Kyung-tae and Korean legend YE Yang, the 2009 US PGA Championship winner. Photo: James Cheadle/Ballantine’s.

Other Interesting facts about Ballantine's.

Ballantine's is the number one ultra-premium whisky in Asia Pacific and the number one Scotch whisky in Europe, selling more than 70 million bottles a year worldwide. Ballantine's has won more than 80 trophies and medals at international competitions in the past ten years for quality as a result of its unique richness of character and perfect balance. The range, from Ballantine's Finest to the iconic 30 Year Old, is the most extensive in the world of Scotch and is maintained by the latest in a tradition of Master Blenders that dates back to 1827.

    • Ballantine's has been title sponsor of the Ballantine's Championship since 2008 and has committed to the event until 2013.

    • Ballantine's has been an official sponsor of the Scottish Open since 2007. The 2012 event will be held at the Castle Stuart Golf Links, Inverness, from July 12-15.

    • The first Ballantine's sponsored golf tournament was played in 1960 at Wentworth Golf Club, England.

    • Ballantine’s was the official sponsor of the Omega Mission Hills World Cup in 2009 and 2011.

      Read more at www.ballantines.com

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